The cheapest times to fly from KUL to SBW are

  • January 29th to March 25th
  • July 16th to August 26th
  • September 10th 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 SBW is late September. Prices can be as high as $216 for Friday flights during late January, or as low as $41 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Sibu

Flying from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Sibu (SBW) will usually cost between $43 to $131 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $41. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $167. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $126 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $89 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KUL to SBW flight.

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

KUL to SBW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KUL to SBW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kuala Lumpur. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 (16%) 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 $76. Return trip prices are from the SBW 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 SBW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 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 SBW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kuching International Airport (KCH) in Kuching

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from SBW
  • Usually 22.60% less expensive than SBW
  • Nonstop flights available

See KUL to KCH flights

Destination alternative #2: Bintulu Airport (BTU) in Bintulu

  • 93 miles (150 km) away from SBW
  • Usually 2.82% less expensive than SBW
  • Nonstop flights available

See KUL to BTU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: AirAsia, Firefly, Garuda Indonesia, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 711 miles or 1144 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KUL to SBW flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuala Lumpur and Sibu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from KUL to SBW.


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 SBW
Destination airport name Sibu Airport
City Sibu
Country Malaysia
Latitude 2.3
Longitude 112


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