The cheapest times to fly from KUL to AUH are

  • January 1st to March 18th (except the week of March 5th)
  • July 30th to November 18th

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 KUL to AUH is mid October. Prices can be as high as $969 for Friday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $471 for Thursday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Abu Dhabi

Flying from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Abu Dhabi (AUH) will usually cost between $514 to $969 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $507. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $885. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $378 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $715 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KUL to AUH flight.

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

KUL to AUH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KUL to AUH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kuala Lumpur. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to AUH, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into KUL. Fridays 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 $15 (2%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $711. Return trip prices are from the AUH to KUL 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 KUL to AUH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 14 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 KUL to AUH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) in Sharjah

  • 82 miles (132 km) away from AUH
  • Usually 39.47% less expensive than AUH
  • Nonstop flights available

See KUL to SHJ flights

Destination alternative #2: Dubai International Airport (DXB) in Dubai

  • 72 miles (116 km) away from AUH
  • Usually 33.94% less expensive than AUH
  • Nonstop flights available

See KUL to DXB flights


Flight Hacking KUL to AUH

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 KUL to AUH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Kochi (KUL > COK > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $419
  • Average savings: $296 (41.43%)

See KUL to MAA flights

Hack #2: Chennai (KUL > MAA > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $488
  • Average savings: $227 (31.7%)

See KUL to COK flights

Hack #3: Delhi (KUL > DEL > AUH)

  • Price for both tickets: $515
  • Average savings: $200 (27.99%)

See KUL to DEL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 27 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air-India Express, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Bangkok Airways, Biman, China Eastern, Ethiopian, Etihad, Garuda Indonesia, GoAir, Gulf Air, IndiGo, KLM, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Pakistan, Philippine Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SriLankan, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Kuala Lumpur International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3471 miles or 5586 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KUL to AUH flight is about 7 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuala Lumpur and Abu Dhabi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from KUL to AUH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code KUL
Origination airport name Kuala Lumpur International Airport
City Kuala Lumpur
Country Malaysia
Latitude 2.7
Longitude 101.7

Return Airport

Destination code AUH
Destination airport name Abu Dhabi International Airport
City Abu Dhabi
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 24.4
Longitude 54.7


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