The cheapest flights to Kuala Lumpur

When to find the cheapest flights to Kuala Lumpur

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outbound: 27-Oct-2018
1 stop (28h)
British Airways
return: 03-Nov-2018
1 stop (17h35m)
Malaysia Airlines
outbound: 30-Jan-2019
1 stop (16h40m)
Qatar Airways
return: 06-Mar-2019
1 stop (18h)
Qatar Airways
outbound: 16-Jan-2019
1 stop (18h35m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
return: 30-Jan-2019
1 stop (24h15m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
outbound: 20-Jan-2019
2 stops (26h15m)
Etihad Airways
return: 27-Jan-2019
1 stop (19h15m)
Etihad Airways
outbound: 26-Mar-2019
1 stop (21h20m)
Air China
return: 09-Apr-2019
1 stop (28h)
Air China
outbound: 26-Mar-2019
1 stop (17h25m)
Qatar Airways
return: 09-Apr-2019
1 stop (17h40m)
Qatar Airways
outbound: 26-Mar-2019
direct (12h40m)
British Airways
return: 09-Apr-2019
direct (13h15m)
British Airways
outbound: 26-Mar-2019
1 stop (20h05m)
KLM
return: 09-Apr-2019
1 stop (15h20m)
KLM
outbound: 26-Mar-2019
direct (13h)
Malaysia Airlines
return: 09-Apr-2019
1 stop (17h50m)
Jet Airways India
outbound: 20-Jan-2019
1 stop (17h35m)
Emirates
return: 27-Jan-2019
2 stops (34h25m)
Emirates
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Kuala Lumpur guide: how to get there, what to see

Distance from Kuala Lumpur city centre
11 mi
29 mi

Flights to Kuala Lumpur: practical information

Cheap airlines to Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the largest city and capital of Malaysia. It is however a long jaunt from the UK so you'll definitely want to snag the cheapest flights possible to Kuala Lumpur. Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) take you to Selangor Darul Ehsan, 50 km south of the capital. It has, again and again, been ranked as one of the world's best airports.

When to book flights to Kuala Lumpur

It can get tropically hot in KL year-long with average temperatures consistently above 30C. Best to avoid monsoon season from October to March while on holidays in Kuala Lumpur. June to August have the least rain.

  • Peak season: Summers, July and August.
  • Low season: During monsoon.

Flight duration

Flights to Kuala Lumpur can take anywhere from 13 hours to 24 hours.

Experience Kuala Lumpur: what to see, what to do

Surprisingly this city doesn't have a long list of touristy "must-sees." The real joys of visiting this city come with walking around, talking to the locals and enjoying the everyday thrills of this city. It can get quite hot though, so you'll soon appreciate the air-conditioned shopping malls.

Essentials in Kuala Lumpur

Golden Triangle: You might hear a lot of people talking about the Golden Triangle. This district is made up of four buildings: Kuala Lumpur City Cenre, Petronas Twin Towers, KL Convention Centre (home to an aquarium that holsd 5000 types of fish!) and the Menara KL Tower.

Shopping: When most travellers think of what to do in KL, two things come to mind: shop and eat. Kuala Lumpur has 66 shopping malls! Shop in Chinatown and at the Central Market for food, drink, arts and crafts. What to buy? Traditional batik crafts made with Indonesian fabrics.

Malaysian cuisine: Malaysians are obsessed with eating and with food. If on a budget, you can eat a balanced diet just on street food. Coffee shops are also great places to eat for cheap, but are mostly open at night.

Find more information on Kuala Lumpur Tourism.

Accommodations in Kuala Lumpur

You can find budget hotels in Kuala Lumpur just about everywhere. The best deals are found online by far. If you're looking for mid-range, best to stick with "luxury" budget hotels. For 5* hotels, expect prices that compete with Bangkok.

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Kuala Lumpur in the Traveller's Magazine

BA returns to Kuala Lumpur after 14 years
22 June 2015

British Airways has re-launched daily direct flights from London to Kuala Lumpur for the first time since 2001.

BA to fly to Kuala Lumpur after 13 years
24 September 2014

British Airways is re-launching flights to Kuala Lumpur next summer, after a thirteen year hiatus.

10 free things to do in Kuala Lumpur
25 July 2014

Looking for free things to do in Kuala Lumpur? We check out the best galleries, city sights and parks to visit in the Malaysian capital.

All flight tickets to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

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outbound: 16-Jan-2019
1 stop (18h35m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
return: 30-Jan-2019
1 stop (24h15m)
Saudi Arabian Airlines
outbound: 26-Mar-2019
1 stop (21h20m)
Air China
return: 09-Apr-2019
1 stop (28h)
Air China
outbound: 20-Jan-2019
1 stop (17h35m)
Emirates
return: 27-Jan-2019
2 stops (34h25m)
Emirates
outbound: 02-Oct-2018
1 stop (24h05m)
KLM
return: 30-Oct-2018
1 stop (16h)
KLM
outbound: 09-Aug-2018
1 stop (16h50m)
Qatar Airways
return: 22-Aug-2018
1 stop (34h35m)
Qatar Airways