The cheapest times to fly from SJC to KUL are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 26th to April 22nd
  • 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 SJC to KUL is early September. Prices can be as high as $2549 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $636 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from San Jose, CA (SJC) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $688 to $1498 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $672. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1685. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1013 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $884 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SJC to KUL flight.

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

SJC to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SJC to KUL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Jose. 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 fly to KUL, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into SJC. 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 $127 (11%) 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 $887. Return trip prices are from the KUL to SJC 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 SJC 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 16 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SJC 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 SJC to KUL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $770
  • Average savings: $114 (12.9%)

See SJC to HKG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $779
  • Average savings: $106 (11.93%)

See SJC to LAX flights

Hack #3: Manila (SJC > MNL > KUL)

  • Price for both tickets: $840
  • Average savings: $44 (4.98%)

See SJC to MNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Alaska, American, ANA, Bangkok Airways, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Hainan, Hawaiian, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Korean Air, Qatar Airways, Saudia, Shanghai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8501 miles or 13681 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SJC to KUL flight is about 16 hour 17 minutes.

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

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SJC
Origination airport name Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport
City San Jose, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.4
Longitude -121.9

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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