The cheapest times to fly from KUL to PHX are

  • January 29th to April 29th
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the week of October 1st)

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 PHX is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1879 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $941 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $1033 to $1567 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $1029. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1687. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $658 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1252 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KUL to PHX flight.

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

KUL to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KUL to PHX flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Kuala Lumpur. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHX, and Monday 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 $104 (8%) 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 $1195. Return trip prices are from the PHX 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 PHX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking KUL to PHX

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 PHX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $878
  • Average savings: $374 (29.88%)

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

  • Price for both tickets: $928
  • Average savings: $324 (25.85%)

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Hack #3: Shanghai (KUL > PVG > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $996
  • Average savings: $256 (20.42%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Vistara, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Kuala Lumpur International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9107 miles or 14656 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KUL to PHX flight is about 17 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuala Lumpur and Phoenix, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from KUL to PHX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeKUL
Origination airport nameKuala Lumpur International Airport
CityKuala Lumpur

Return Airport

Destination codePHX
Destination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States


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