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 2022: compare Chicago to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.
CHI - KUL
Price
$743 - $1,435
KUL
Temperature
80.6 - 82.4 °F
KUL
Rainfall
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

$711

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?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur, book at least 48 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $942 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $942.

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

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?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Kuala Lumpur. Flights to Kuala Lumpur from Chicago in March are about $900 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $684.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur in May, June 2022

The best prices found for CHI to KUL flights for May, June
27 Jun - 25 Jul
$969pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 May - 12 Jun
$1,146pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Jun - 11 Jul
$1,149pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Kuala Lumpur 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from Chicago found for this year
20 Sep - 13 Oct
$771pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Sep - 7 Oct
$801pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
13 Sep - 30 Sep
$812pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
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
25 May - 12 Jun
$1,146pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 May - 13 Jun
$1,247pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 May - 12 Jun
$1,373pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
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
4:10 pm - 5:25 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
24h 15m
ORD - KUL
Qatar Airways
$711
qatarairways.com
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
59h 30m
ORD - KUL
Japan Airlines
$734
ChatDeal
7:30 am - 1:15 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
40h 45m
ORD - KUL
Turkish Airlines
$745
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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. China Eastern, ANA, and Turkish Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like China Eastern with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $771, but on average you can expect to pay $907.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

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

Currently priced at $771, Turkish Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur and back. In addition to Turkish Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Etihad Airways and Japan Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $892 and $949, respectively. Turkish Airlines is priced at 14% 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 Qatar Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $651. Users have also found prices from $664 and $732 on Etihad Airways and American Airlines, respectively.

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 $2,490, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $671. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl), is priced around $771.

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 most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Kuala Lumpur?

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

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kuala Lumpur.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 2 days for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

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

Documents
https://mysejahtera.malaysia.gov.my/intro/ - check-ins via the contact tracing app MySejahtera will no longer be required, but the MySJ Trace function should be activated for contact tracing.


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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 4.40
Average temperature for May in Kuala Lumpur
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Kuala Lumpur
7.3 ″

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
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.

United Airlines
$627 $716 No cancel fee 69%
Etihad Airways
$656 $689 No cancel fee 75%
ANA
$690 $736 No cancel fee 80%
Qatar Airways
$709 $1,038 No cancel fee 68%
Turkish Airlines
$752 $971 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$796 $1,229 No cancel fee N/A
Malaysia Airlines
$841 $1,217 No cancel fee 67%
EVA Air
$846 $1,389 No cancel fee 74%
Emirates
$864 $899 No cancel fee 75%
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