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

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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
80.6 - 82.4 °F
MY1
Precipitation
4.7 - 11 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 (NYC) to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

$492

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Kuala Lumpur

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Kuala Lumpur (NYC - MY1)?

When flying from New York to Kuala Lumpur, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kuala Lumpur from New York. Users have commonly found prices around $747 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $471. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York 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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 23% on flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $820. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $874.

Cheap flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur in October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to KUL flights for October, November
15 Nov - 21 Nov
$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
28 Nov - 11 Dec
$658pp
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
31 Oct - 6 Nov
$687pp
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
15 Nov - 21 Nov
$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
28 Nov - 11 Dec
$658pp
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
31 Oct - 6 Nov
$687pp
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
28 Oct - 25 Nov
$722pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
SAUDIA
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SAUDIA
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Oct - 16 Nov
$742pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Oct - 16 Nov
$742pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur
11:50 am - 1:45 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
61h 55m
JFK - KUL
American Airlines
2:30 pm - 1:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
57h 40m
LGA - KUL
Multiple Airlines
4:30 pm - 9:05 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
27h 35m
JFK - KUL
Qatar Airways
$504
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Flight FAQs

From New York to Kuala Lumpur

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.

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 and Etihad Airways are some 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.

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 $654, but on average you can expect to pay $693.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

Flying on Etihad Airways is currently your cheapest option to Kuala Lumpur, with prices starting at $654. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Singapore Airlines and SAUDIA, with the lowest prices starting at $710 and $723, respectively. Etihad Airways is priced at 12% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$440 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Singapore Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from $476 and $478, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from New York to Kuala Lumpur are American Airlines, EVA Air and Air China. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Kuala Lumpur?

The most popular flight routes from New York to Kuala Lumpur are New York John F Kennedy Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl, Newark - Kuala Lumpur Intl and New York LaGuardia - Kuala Lumpur Intl.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Kuala Lumpur?

The cheapest flight price from New York to Kuala Lumpur is $368. On average you can expect to pay $1,192. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl), can usually be booked for $654.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Kuala Lumpur

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

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

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

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

Returning to New York 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 New York.

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

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Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

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 4.17
Average temperature for October in Kuala Lumpur
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Kuala Lumpur
11.3 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

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
China Eastern
$434 $600 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.

Air China
$448 $574 No cancel fee 67%
China Southern
$453 $725 No cancel fee 69%
United Airlines
$472 $641 No cancel fee 69%
ANA
$486 $746 No cancel fee 80%
Delta
$507 $832 No cancel fee N/A
Philippine Airlines
$537 $763 No cancel fee 60%
Etihad Airways
$606 $789 No cancel fee 75%
Qatar Airways
$618 $1,032 No cancel fee 68%
EVA Air
$632 $797 No cancel fee 74%
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