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The best prices from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur are usually found in February or September, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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

SFO - MY1
Price
$670 - $1,094
MY1
Temperature
89.6 - 93.2 °F
MY1
Rainfall
5.5 - 13.1 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

$534

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.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur?

Flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur are found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Kuala Lumpur.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur at least 46 days early can save you up to 66% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur for as little as $1,033 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 $1,282 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kuala Lumpur from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $817 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $619. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur (SFO - MY1)?

Unlike in the afternoon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to KUL flights for January, February
9 Feb - 16 Feb
$733pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
20 Jan - 6 Mar
$738pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Jan - 6 Mar
$743pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan 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
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$660pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 9 Nov
$666pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 30 Oct
$670pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kuala Lumpur from San Francisco, departing today and this week
20 Jan - 6 Mar
$738pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Jan - 6 Mar
$743pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
19 Jan - 6 Mar
$767pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan 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
6:05 am - 7:05 pm
ANA
1 Stop
21h 00m
SFO - KUL
ANA
$534
KAYAK
9:55 am - 9:35 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
31h 40m
SFO - KUL
Qatar Airways
$772
Ovago
7:59 pm - 3:10 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
39h 11m
SFO - KUL
Multiple Airlines
$776
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Delta 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.

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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Japan Airlines for just $702, but on average you can expect to pay $749.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur for under $800?

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

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Kuala Lumpur?

Expect the weather to be around 93 °F on average in March. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Kuala Lumpur is generally hotter than in San Francisco.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur can take about 19h 30m. EVA Air provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $759. 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 San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur round-trip?

Flying on Japan Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Kuala Lumpur, with prices starting at $702. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by ANA and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $721 and $748, respectively. These flights start at 7% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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 ANA ($534), Qatar Airways ($772), and Delta ($2,431).

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur

Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Kuala Lumpur
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 4.05
Average temperature for January in Kuala Lumpur
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Kuala Lumpur
9.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

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 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.

Korean Air
$628 $733 No cancel fee 81%
Air China
$542 $768 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$533 $787 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$580 $803 No cancel fee 69%
China Southern
$395 $816 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Philippine Airlines
$614 $820 No cancel fee 60%
ANA
$589 $878 No cancel fee 80%
EVA Air
$646 $899 No cancel fee 74%
Singapore Airlines
$589 $900 No cancel fee 81%
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