The cheapest times to fly from KUL to IAH are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • April 2nd to April 15th
  • May 7th to May 27th
  • August 27th to December 2nd

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 IAH is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1588 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $805 for Wednesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Houston

Flying from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Houston, TX (IAH) will usually cost between $819 to $1278 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $850. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1343. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $493 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1102 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KUL to IAH flight.

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

KUL to IAH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KUL to IAH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Kuala Lumpur. 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 fly to IAH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into KUL. 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 $88 (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 $1060. Return trip prices are from the IAH 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 IAH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking KUL to IAH

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 IAH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hong Kong (KUL > HKG > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $851
  • Average savings: $251 (22.78%)

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Hack #2: Los Angeles, CA (KUL > LAX > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1005
  • Average savings: $98 (8.85%)

See KUL to HKG flights

Hack #3: Atlanta, GA (KUL > ATL > IAH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1032
  • Average savings: $70 (6.35%)

See KUL to ATL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 36 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Alaska, American, ANA, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Vistara, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport to Kuala Lumpur International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9909 miles or 15947 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KUL to IAH flight is about 18 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuala Lumpur and Houston, TX?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from KUL to IAH.


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 IAH
Destination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3


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