The cheapest times to fly from JHB to SZB are

  • February 12th to July 8th (except the week of March 26th)
  • November 12th to December 16th

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 SZB is early July. Prices can be as high as $92 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $38 for Wednesday flights around early July.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Kuala Lumpur (SZB) will usually cost between $38 to $92 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early July with an average ticket price of $38. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $87. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $49 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $61 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JHB to SZB flight.

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

JHB to SZB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JHB to SZB 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 $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SZB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into JHB. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Kuala Lumpur, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Johor Bahru. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $5 (8%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $59. Return trip prices are from the SZB 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 SZB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 18 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 SZB while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) in Kuala Lumpur

  • 29 miles (47 km) away from SZB
  • Usually 49.17% less expensive than SZB
  • Nonstop flights available

See JHB to KUL flights

Destination alternative #2: Ipoh Sultan Azlan Shah Airport (IPH) in Ipoh

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from SZB
  • Usually 8.26% less expensive than SZB
  • Nonstop flights available

See JHB to IPH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Firefly, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport to Senai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 179 miles or 288 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Johor Bahru and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from JHB to SZB.


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 SZB
Destination airport name Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport
City Kuala Lumpur
Country Malaysia
Latitude 3.1
Longitude 101.5


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