The cheapest times to fly from JNB to KUL are

  • January 8th to March 11th
  • April 30th to June 10th
  • October 15th 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 JNB to KUL is early November. Prices can be as high as $805 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $438 for Wednesday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Johannesburg (JNB) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $438 to $717 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $452. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $715. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $263 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $632 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JNB to KUL flight.

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

JNB to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JNB to KUL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Johannesburg. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kuala Lumpur, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Johannesburg. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (7%) 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 $570. Return trip prices are from the KUL to JNB 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 JNB 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 10 hour 29 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air Mauritius, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, JAL, Kenya Airways, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, South African, SriLankan, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Oliver Reginald Tambo International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5281 miles or 8499 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JNB to KUL flight is about 10 hour 29 minutes.

How many flights go between Johannesburg and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 35 available flights from JNB to KUL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeJNB
Origination airport nameOliver Reginald Tambo International Airport
CountrySouth Africa

Return Airport

Destination codeKUL
Destination airport nameKuala Lumpur International Airport
CityKuala Lumpur


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