The cheapest times to fly from JHB to LGK are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the weeks of January 15th and January 22nd)
  • July 16th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 6th and 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 JHB to LGK is early to mid February. Prices can be as high as $152 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $36 for Tuesday flights around early to mid February.


When to Fly to Langkawi

Flying from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Langkawi (LGK) will usually cost between $48 to $110 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid February with an average ticket price of $52. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $108. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $56 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $73 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JHB to LGK flight.

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

JHB to LGK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JHB to LGK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Johor Bahru. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $14 (17%) 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 $66. Return trip prices are from the LGK to JHB 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 JHB to LGK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 45 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from JHB to LGK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Penang International Airport (PEN) in Bayan Lepas

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from LGK
  • Usually 20.55% less expensive than LGK
  • Nonstop flights available

See JHB to PEN flights


Flight Hacking JHB to LGK

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 JHB to LGK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kuala Lumpur (JHB > KUL > LGK)

  • Price for both tickets: $71
  • Average savings: $2 (3.08%)

See JHB to KUL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JHB to LGK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: AirAsia, Firefly, Garuda Indonesia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Langkawi International Airport to Senai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 423 miles or 681 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JHB to LGK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JHB to LGK flight is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

How many flights go between Johor Bahru and Langkawi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 42 available flights from JHB to LGK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JHB
Origination airport name Senai International Airport
City Johor Bahru
Country Malaysia
Latitude 1.6
Longitude 103.7

Return Airport

Destination code LGK
Destination airport name Langkawi International Airport
City Langkawi
Country Malaysia
Latitude 6.3
Longitude 99.7


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