The cheapest times to fly from CMH to KUL are

  • January 1st to February 11th (except the weeks of January 15th and January 29th)
  • March 26th to April 29th
  • August 20th 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 CMH to KUL is early October. Prices can be as high as $1929 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $732 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Columbus, OH (CMH) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $735 to $1629 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $772. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1616. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $844 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1096 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMH to KUL flight.

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

CMH to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMH to KUL flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Columbus. 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. 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 $210 (13%) 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 $1040. Return trip prices are from the KUL to CMH 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 CMH 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 18 hour 1 minutes may not be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $932
  • Average savings: $164 (14.92%)

See CMH to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (CMH > JFK > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $942
  • Average savings: $154 (14.01%)

See CMH to JFK flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $953
  • Average savings: $143 (13.01%)

See CMH to PVG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to John Glenn Columbus International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9468 miles or 15237 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMH to KUL flight is about 18 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Columbus, OH and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from CMH to KUL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCMH
Origination airport nameJohn Glenn Columbus International Airport
CityColumbus, OH
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeKUL
Destination airport nameKuala Lumpur International Airport
CityKuala Lumpur


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