The cheapest times to fly from ORD to KUL are
- January 15th to February 18th (except the week of February 5th)
- March 19th to May 13th
- 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 ORD to KUL is late September. Prices can be as high as $1588 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $635 for Wednesday flights around late September.
When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur
Flying from Chicago, IL (ORD) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $673 to $1218 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 $698. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1417. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $719 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $793 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ORD to KUL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ORD to KUL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ORD to KUL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chicago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Wednesday 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 Chicago. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $81 (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 $808. Return trip prices are from the KUL to ORD flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ORD 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 42 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ORD to KUL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 39 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 Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Hainan, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, SWISS, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Chicago O’Hare International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 9287 miles or 14946 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ORD to KUL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ORD to KUL flight is about 17 hour 42 minutes.
How many flights go between Chicago, IL and Kuala Lumpur?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from ORD to KUL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Chicago O’Hare International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Kuala Lumpur International Airport|
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