Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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The best prices from New York to Kuala Lumpur are usually found in April or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to KUL flight in 2021: compare New York to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.
NYC - MY1
Price
$565 - $1,148
MY1
Temperature
89.6 - 93.2 °F
MY1
Rainfall
5.5 - 13.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 24% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$565

From New York to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

$486

One-way flight from New York to Kuala Lumpur

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Kuala Lumpur?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 11% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Kuala Lumpur?

Find a great deal and save up to 66% by booking at least 46 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New York to Kuala Lumpur within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,033.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Kuala Lumpur?

Flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Kuala Lumpur in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $619.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Kuala Lumpur (NYC - MY1)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from New York to Kuala Lumpur in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 29% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur in May, June 2021

The best prices found for NYC to KUL flights for May, June
6 Jun - 7 Jul
$642pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 May - 25 Jul
$647pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 May - 3 Aug
$657pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Kuala Lumpur 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from New York found for this year
2 Nov - 2 Dec
$639pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Sep - 7 Oct
$641pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
6 Jun - 7 Jul
$642pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kuala Lumpur from New York, departing today and this week
17 May - 3 Aug
$657pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 May - 20 May
$674pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 May - 1 Jul
$712pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur
3:00 am - 1:45 pm
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
46h 45m
EWR - KUL
Japan Airlines
$486
FlightNetwork
10:00 am - 1:45 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
63h 45m
LGA - KUL
American Airlines
7:40 am - 7:55 pm
ANA
1 Stop
24h 15m
EWR - KUL
ANA
$681
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Flight FAQs

From New York to Kuala Lumpur

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines, Delta, and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have done so. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like China Eastern, China Southern, and Qatar Airways flying from New York to Kuala Lumpur have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $639, but on average you can expect to pay $686.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

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

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Kuala Lumpur?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 93 °F's in March, on average. The temperature in Kuala Lumpur is generally hotter than in New York. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from New York to Kuala Lumpur?

Airlines like Turkish Airlines, Etihad Airways, and ANA fly from New York to Kuala Lumpur in about 21h 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur round-trip from $639. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Singapore Airlines, from $688, and Japan Airlines, from $733. These flights start at 14% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Japan Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $466. American Airlines flights start at $492 while deals on ANA start at $681 one-way.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Kuala Lumpur.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 4.11
Average temperature for May in Kuala Lumpur
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Kuala Lumpur
7.3 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Air China
$448 $574 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$472 $641 No cancel fee 69%
ANA
$486 $746 No cancel fee 80%
Philippine Airlines
$537 $763 No cancel fee 60%
Etihad Airways
$606 $789 No cancel fee 75%
EVA Air
$632 $797 No cancel fee 74%
Korean Air
$681 $828 No cancel fee 81%
Delta
$507 $832 No cancel fee N/A
Cathay Pacific
$651 $991 No cancel fee 72%
Malaysia Airlines
$900 $1,061 No cancel fee 67%
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