The cheapest times to fly from ATL to KUL are

  • January 8th to April 22nd
  • August 27th to November 25th (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 ATL to KUL is late January. Prices can be as high as $1913 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $864 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Atlanta, GA (ATL) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $932 to $1533 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $974. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1732. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $758 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1090 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ATL to KUL flight.

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

ATL to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ATL to KUL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Atlanta. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Kuala Lumpur, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Atlanta. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (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 $1030. Return trip prices are from the KUL to ATL 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 ATL 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 18 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ATL 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 ATL to KUL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (ATL > JFK > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $916
  • Average savings: $175 (16.01%)

See ATL to JFK flights

Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (ATL > LAX > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1001
  • Average savings: $90 (8.21%)

See ATL to LAX flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (ATL > ORD > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1015
  • Average savings: $76 (6.93%)

See ATL to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ATL 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 France, Alaska, American, ANA, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9890 miles or 15916 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ATL to KUL flight is about 18 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Atlanta, GA and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 85 available flights from ATL to KUL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ATL
Origination airport name Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City Atlanta, GA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.6
Longitude -84.4

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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