Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to KUL flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.
LAX - MY1
Price
$525 - $1,199
MY1
Temperature
89.6 - 93.2 °F
MY1
Precipitation
5.5 - 13.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 45% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$525

From Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

$481

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur?

Users have found that booking a flight from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur at least 61 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur for as little as $695 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $741 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur?

September can be a great time to fly to Kuala Lumpur from Los Angeles with a flight ticket averaging about $664. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $413. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur (LAX - MY1)?

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

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LAX to KUL flights for September, October
28 Sep - 11 Jan
$746pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$748pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 11 Jan
$750pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from Los Angeles found for this year
1 Dec - 10 Jan
$730pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Dec - 10 Jan
$731pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Dec - 15 Dec
$732pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kuala Lumpur from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 11 Jan
$746pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 11 Jan
$750pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Sep - 11 Jan
$769pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur
6:50 am - 1:10 pm
Japan Airlines
1 Stop
38h 20m
LAX - KUL
Japan Airlines
$481
KAYAK
8:25 pm - 1:10 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
48h 45m
LAX - KUL
American Airlines
5:25 pm - 2:40 pm
Singapore Airlines
1 Stop
29h 15m
LAX - KUL
Singapore Airlines
$523
Singapore Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur

What airport do you fly from for flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur?

Most people fly from Los Angeles (LAX) if they book a flight from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur. On average, Los Angeles has 0 outbound flights to Kuala Lumpur per day from 18 airlines. Los Angeles is conveniently located just 9.4 mi from Los Angeles’s city center.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like China Eastern, ANA, and XiamenAir flying from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Philippine Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travelers booking flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Los Angeles and Kuala Lumpur for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $703, but on average you can expect to pay $735.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur for under $800?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

Flying on Singapore Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Kuala Lumpur, with prices starting at $703. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Philippine Airlines and Japan Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $714 and $746, respectively.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Japan Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $437. However, be on the lookout for offers from Singapore Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur

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

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

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

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

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur

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Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 4.17
Average temperature for September in Kuala Lumpur
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Kuala Lumpur
8.3 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
$476 $585 No cancel fee 69%
Air China
$464 $656 No cancel fee 67%
China Southern
$395 $698 No cancel fee 69%
Korean Air
$640 $760 No cancel fee 81%
American Airlines
$553 $779 No cancel fee 71%
Philippine Airlines
$633 $802 No cancel fee 60%
Japan Airlines
$747 $838 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.

China Airlines
$511 $873 No cancel fee 70%
EVA Air
$685 $943 No cancel fee 74%
Qatar Airways
$634 $995 No cancel fee 68%
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