The cheapest times to fly from LAX to KUL are

  • January 22nd to April 15th (except the week of January 29th)
  • August 27th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LAX to KUL is late October. Prices can be as high as $1286 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $456 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $483 to $1040 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $486. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1197. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $711 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $671 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to KUL flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to KUL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LAX to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to KUL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KUL, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $57 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $666. Return trip prices are from the KUL to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to KUL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to KUL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 40 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, Vietnam Airlines, Vistara, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8799 miles or 14161 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to KUL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to KUL flight is about 16 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from LAX to KUL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code KUL
Destination airport name Kuala Lumpur International Airport
City Kuala Lumpur
Country Malaysia
Latitude 2.7
Longitude 101.7


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