Cheap flights from Illinois (IL) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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

All the information you need to plan the best null to KUL flight in 2022: compare Illinois to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Illinois 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 Illinois 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.

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

Flights from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $684.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur (IL - KUL)?

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

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

The best prices found for Illinois to KUL flights for May, June
27 Jun - 25 Jul
$1,085pp
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
27 Jun - 25 Jul
$1,189pp
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
27 Jun - 25 Jul
$1,249pp
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

Illinois to Kuala Lumpur 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from Illinois found for this year
29 Sep - 20 Oct
$797pp
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 - 13 Oct
$800pp
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
22 Aug - 8 Oct
$807pp
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 Illinois to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kuala Lumpur from Illinois, departing today and this week
6 Jun - 18 Jul
$1,571pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
6 Jun - 18 Jul
$1,605pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
ANA
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
1 Jun - 29 Jul
$1,655pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from Illinois

The cheapest one-way flights from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur
1:55 pm - 9:50 am
Singapore Airlines
2 Stops
54h 55m
ORD - KUL
Singapore Airlines
$600
Expedia
7:30 am - 1:15 pm
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
40h 45m
ORD - KUL
Turkish Airlines
$672
oojo
3:41 pm - 1:15 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
56h 34m
ORD - KUL
Multiple Airlines
$724
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Flight FAQs

From Illinois to Kuala Lumpur

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Illinois 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 Illinois to Kuala Lumpur for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $797, but on average you can expect to pay $844.

Are there last-minute flights available from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur for under $1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Singapore Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $600. However, be on the lookout for offers from Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur for a low price.

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

The most popular route from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur is Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl. You may also consider Chicago Midway - Kuala Lumpur Intl or Lambert-St Louis - Kuala Lumpur Intl.

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

When booking a flight from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, EVA Air or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur?

The cheapest flight price from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur is $428. On average you can expect to pay $3,010. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl), can usually be booked for $797.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Illinois must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 2 days before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Illinois 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 Illinois from Kuala Lumpur?

Returning to Illinois 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 Illinois.

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

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Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Illinois 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

Bloomington (BMI)
Champaign (CMI)
Decatur (DEC)
Moline (MLI)
Marion (MWA)

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Illinois to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Illinois 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
$659 $718 No cancel fee 75%
ANA
$690 $736 No cancel fee 80%
Qatar Airways
$709 $1,055 No cancel fee 68%
Turkish Airlines
$752 $974 No cancel fee 77%
Malaysia Airlines
$841 $1,252 No cancel fee 67%
EVA Air
$846 $1,389 No cancel fee 74%
Japan Airlines
$866 $950 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.

Emirates
$867 $925 No cancel fee 75%
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