The cheapest times to fly from SFO to KUL are
- January 8th to May 13th
- September 24th to December 2nd (except the weeks of October 1st and November 19th)
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 SFO to KUL is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1554 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $609 for Tuesday flights around early to mid March.
When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur
Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $609 to $1070 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $638. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1312. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $674 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $717 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to KUL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to KUL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SFO to KUL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. 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 depart and return on this flight. 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 $75 (9%) 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 $715. Return trip prices are from the KUL to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from SFO 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 14 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SFO to KUL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to San Francisco International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 8471 miles or 13633 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SFO to KUL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to KUL flight is about 16 hour 14 minutes.
How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Kuala Lumpur?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from SFO to KUL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||San Francisco International Airport|
|City||San Francisco, CA|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Kuala Lumpur International Airport|
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