Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to KUL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.
SFO - MY1
Price
$670 - $1,094
MY1
Temperature
80.6 - 82.4 °F
MY1
Precipitation
4.7 - 11 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$670

From San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

$516

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur (SFO - MY1)?

When flying from San Francisco 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.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur, book at least 23 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 6% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $735 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $788.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Kuala Lumpur from San Francisco average $761. You can even find prices in February for less than $761, as users have found deals to Kuala Lumpur from as low as $566. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Kuala Lumpur from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 43%.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to KUL flights for October, November
9 Nov - 6 Dec
$709pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
25 Nov - 6 Dec
$710pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 6 Dec
$711pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from San Francisco found for this year
9 Nov - 6 Dec
$709pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
25 Nov - 6 Dec
$710pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 6 Dec
$711pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur
11:25 am - 1:10 pm
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
57h 45m
SFO - KUL
Japan Airlines
3:05 am - 1:10 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
66h 05m
SFO - KUL
American Airlines
12:15 pm - 1:10 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
56h 55m
SFO - KUL
Multiple Airlines
$549
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur?

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Kuala Lumpur from San Francisco. Booking flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Kuala Lumpur should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Kuala Lumpur from 14 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Singapore Airlines, EVA Air, and China Eastern flying from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just $699, but on average you can expect to pay $737.

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

Singapore Airlines, at $699, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Philippine Airlines and Cathay Pacific. Singapore Airlines is 8% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur are Singapore Airlines ($439), Turkish Airlines ($452), and Japan Airlines ($470).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $306. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Kuala Lumpur Intl) can be booked for $699 on average our data indicates $1,685 when flying from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

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

American Airlines, EVA Air and Air China are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter Kuala Lumpur.

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Kuala Lumpur?

Returning to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

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

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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 Southern
$395 $816 No cancel fee 69%
China Eastern
$473 $709 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.

American Airlines
$533 $787 No cancel fee 71%
Air China
$542 $768 No cancel fee 67%
Cathay Pacific
$567 $1,052 No cancel fee 72%
United Airlines
$580 $803 No cancel fee 69%
ANA
$589 $878 No cancel fee 80%
Singapore Airlines
$589 $900 No cancel fee 81%
Philippine Airlines
$614 $820 No cancel fee 60%
Korean Air
$628 $733 No cancel fee 81%
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