The cheapest times to fly from OAK to KUL are

  • January 1st to March 11th (except the weeks of January 15th and February 5th)
  • March 26th to May 6th
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 OAK to KUL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $3424 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $700 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Oakland, CA (OAK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $757 to $1667 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $788. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $2571. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1783 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1071 can be considered a good price for a round-trip OAK to KUL flight.

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

OAK to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the OAK to KUL flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Oakland. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kuala Lumpur, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Oakland. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $449 (22%) 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 $1017. Return trip prices are from the KUL to OAK 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 OAK to KUL can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking OAK to KUL

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from OAK to KUL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (OAK > LAX > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $869
  • Average savings: $202 (18.86%)

See OAK to LAX flights

Hack #2: Beijing (OAK > PEK > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $900
  • Average savings: $171 (15.97%)

See OAK to PEK flights

Hack #3: Shanghai (OAK > PVG > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $952
  • Average savings: $119 (11.11%)

See OAK to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Metropolitan Oakland International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8474 miles or 13638 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop OAK to KUL flight is about 16 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Oakland, CA and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 70 available flights from OAK to KUL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code OAK
Origination airport name Metropolitan Oakland International Airport
City Oakland, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.7
Longitude -122.2

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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