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The best prices from Washington to Kuala Lumpur are usually found in March or April, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

WAS - MY1
Price
$869 - $1,401
MY1
Temperature
89.6 - 93.2 °F
MY1
Rainfall
5.5 - 13.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$869

From Washington to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

$502

One-way flight from Washington 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 Washington to Kuala Lumpur?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 46 days in advance to save up to 66% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 46 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Washington to Kuala Lumpur 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,033, or $1,282 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Kuala Lumpur?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Kuala Lumpur. Flights to Kuala Lumpur from Washington in February are about $817 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $619.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Kuala Lumpur (WAS - MY1)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington to Kuala Lumpur in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 31% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Washington to Kuala Lumpur in January, February 2021

The best prices found for WAS to KUL flights for January, February
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$735pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
1 Feb - 20 Feb
$798pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
16 Feb - 2 Mar
$802pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National

Washington to Kuala Lumpur 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from Washington found for this year
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$735pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
19 Apr - 26 Apr
$755pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
6 Jul - 20 Jul
$795pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kuala Lumpur from Washington, departing today and this week
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$861pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
ANA
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
ANA
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$1,156pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
22 Jan - 29 Jan
$1,180pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
ANA
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
ANA
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Kuala Lumpur
12:27 pm - 1:10 pm
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
59h 43m
DCA - KUL
Japan Airlines
$502
hutchgo.com
5:50 pm - 6:20 am
Etihad Airways
1 Stop
24h 30m
IAD - KUL
Etihad Airways
$599
Travel2Be
5:50 am - 1:45 am
ANA
2 Stops
30h 55m
IAD - KUL
ANA
$787
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Washington to Kuala Lumpur

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

New policies can now be found on Delta and Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Washington 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 Washington to Kuala Lumpur have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qatar Airways, Emirates, and ANA flying from Washington to Kuala Lumpur have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Kuala Lumpur for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Japan Airlines for just $735, but on average you can expect to pay $912.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Washington 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 Washington to Kuala Lumpur for under $900?

There are currently 15+ open flights from Washington to Kuala Lumpur within the next 7 days for less than $900.

Is Washington 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 Washington.

How long is the flight from Washington to Kuala Lumpur?

For as low as $1,126, Qatar Airways can have you in Kuala Lumpur from Washington in 22h 55m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Japan Airlines ($735), Etihad Airways ($795), and ANA ($808) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington to Kuala Lumpur. Japan Airlines is currently priced 27% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Japan Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $502. However, be on the lookout for offers from ANA and Etihad Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Washington to Kuala Lumpur for a low price.

Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Washington to Kuala Lumpur
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 4.04
Average temperature for January in Kuala Lumpur
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Kuala Lumpur
9.4 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Top 9 airlines flying from Washington to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
$481 $708 No cancel fee 67%
Singapore Airlines
$799 $915 No cancel fee 81%
ANA
$764 $1,040 No cancel fee 80%
Etihad Airways
$914 $1,065 No cancel fee 75%
Korean Air
$743 $1,094 No cancel fee 81%
United Airlines
$744 $1,097 No cancel fee 69%
Emirates
$1,023 $1,233 No cancel fee 75%
Qatar Airways
$838 $1,243 No cancel fee 68%
Cathay Pacific
$651 $1,256 No cancel fee 72%
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