The cheapest times to fly from KUL to SFO are

  • February 12th to June 3rd (except the week of March 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 SFO is late October. Prices can be as high as $1203 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $662 for Tuesday flights around late October.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $735 to $1030 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $722. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1071. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $349 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $779 can be considered a good price for a round-trip KUL to SFO flight.

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

KUL to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the KUL to SFO flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Kuala Lumpur. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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. 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 $75 (9%) 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 $799. Return trip prices are from the SFO 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 SFO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 14 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, Austrian, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, THAI, United, Vietnam Airlines, Vistara, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8471 miles or 13633 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop KUL to SFO flight is about 16 hour 14 minutes.

How many flights go between Kuala Lumpur and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from KUL to SFO.


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 SFO
Destination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4


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