The cheapest times to fly from MSP to KUL are

  • January 8th to April 15th (except the weeks of January 15th and March 19th)
  • May 7th to July 15th (except the week of June 4th)
  • October 15th 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 MSP to KUL is mid May. Prices can be as high as $1659 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $846 for Tuesday flights around mid May.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Minneapolis, MN (MSP) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $904 to $1365 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid May with an average ticket price of $926. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1453. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $528 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1012 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MSP to KUL flight.

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

MSP to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MSP to KUL flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Minneapolis. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 to Kuala Lumpur, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Minneapolis. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $186 (15%) 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 $983. Return trip prices are from the KUL to MSP 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 MSP to KUL 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 13 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking MSP to KUL

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 MSP to KUL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (MSP > LAX > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $943
  • Average savings: $69 (6.82%)

See MSP to LAX flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (MSP > JFK > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $945
  • Average savings: $67 (6.57%)

See MSP to JFK flights

Hack #3: Chicago, IL (MSP > ORD > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $988
  • Average savings: $24 (2.32%)

See MSP to ORD flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Alaska, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Hainan, Iberia, Icelandair, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, WestJet, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9018 miles or 14513 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MSP to KUL flight is about 17 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between Minneapolis, MN and Kuala Lumpur?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MSP
Origination airport name Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport
City Minneapolis, MN
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -93.2

Return Airport

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


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