Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to KUL flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.
CHI - MY1
Price
$743 - $1,435
MY1
Temperature
80.6 - 82.4 °F
MY1
Precipitation
4.7 - 11 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$743

From Chicago (CHI) to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

$614

One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Kuala Lumpur

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 48 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 48 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $942. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $942.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur (CHI - MY1)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur as you normally would.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kuala Lumpur from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $900 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $684. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur in October, November 2021

The best prices found for CHI to KUL flights for October, November
4 Nov - 24 Nov
$671pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Nov - 23 Nov
$702pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 23 Nov
$718pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Kuala Lumpur 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from Chicago found for this year
4 Nov - 24 Nov
$671pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Nov - 23 Nov
$702pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 23 Nov
$718pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kuala Lumpur from Chicago, departing today and this week
4 Nov - 24 Nov
$671pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Nov - 24 Nov
$702pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 23 Nov
$718pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur
7:30 pm - 9:05 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
23h 35m
ORD - KUL
Qatar Airways
$614
KAYAK
8:35 am - 7:20 am
Etihad Airways
2 Stops
32h 45m
ORD - KUL
Etihad Airways
$616
hutchgo.com
4:40 pm - 12:25 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
29h 45m
ORD - KUL
Turkish Airlines
$723
FlightHub

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Kuala Lumpur</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Kuala Lumpur

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. ANA, EVA Air, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like ANA with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $671, but on average you can expect to pay $716.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur within the next 7 days for less than $700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur round-trip?

Currently priced at $671, Etihad Airways will fly you from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur and back. In addition to Etihad Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $714 and $723, respectively. Etihad Airways is priced at 25% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $540. Users have also found prices from $579 and $589 on Etihad Airways and Japan Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or EVA Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur.

What are the most popular routes from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur?

Most travelers choose Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl, Chicago Midway - Kuala Lumpur Intl or Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kuala Lumpur Subang when deciding on the best route from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur? While on average our users pay $1,813, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $420. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl), is priced around $707.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kuala Lumpur from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur

Most visitors from Chicago will not be allowed to enter Kuala Lumpur.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Kuala Lumpur.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Kuala Lumpur?

Returning to Chicago from Kuala Lumpur

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 4.15
Average temperature for October in Kuala Lumpur
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Kuala Lumpur
11.3 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
$489 $874 No cancel fee 69%
ANA
$506 $810 No cancel fee 80%
China Eastern
$514 $667 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Etihad Airways
$580 $1,175 No cancel fee 75%
EVA Air
$623 $854 No cancel fee 74%
American Airlines
$626 $892 No cancel fee 71%
Japan Airlines
$747 $929 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Qatar Airways
$754 $994 No cancel fee 68%
Cathay Pacific
$793 $1,029 No cancel fee 72%
Delta
$796 $1,229 No cancel fee N/A
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