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How to find the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur

All the information you need to plan the best ZA1 to MY1 flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.

ZA1 - MY1

Price

R520 - R759

MY1

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

MY1

Precipitation

120 - 280 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R7 676

From Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur

One-way from

R7 469

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur

How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg 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 31 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 31 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 R10 259. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R10 392.

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

Flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R6 156.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur (ZA1 - MY1)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur flights in October, November
Oct 28 - Nov 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

19h 00m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 35m
R6 894

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 10/27/21

Nov 27 - Jan 22
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

18h 25m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

18h 45m
R6 982

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 10/27/21

Oct 28 - Nov 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

19h 00m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

2 stops

36h 30m
R7 543

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 10/27/21

Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from Johannesburg found for this year
Dec 6 - Dec 25
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

18h 05m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 30m
R6 672

Qatar Airways

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Deal found 10/25/21

Dec 6 - Dec 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

24h 05m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

31h 15m
R6 731

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 10/25/21

Oct 28 - Nov 4
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

19h 00m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

1 stop

25h 35m
R6 894

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 10/27/21

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur
Nov 24
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

13h 45m
R7 189

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 10/25/21

Mar 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

22h 05m
R7 322

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 10/26/21

Mar 1
JNB

Johannesburg OR Tambo

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

22h 05m
R7 425

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 10/24/21

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Singapore Airlines, Emirates, and Etihad Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, 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 Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur for under R6 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur for under R6 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R6 672, but on average you can expect to pay R10 200.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur from R6 672 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Emirates, from R10 097, and Singapore Airlines, from R10 997. You may be able to fly from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur for 28% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R7 189. Users have also found prices from R7 897 and R7 912 on Singapore Airlines and Emirates, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Ethiopian Air.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur?

While on average a flight from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur is generally R17 616, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R6 123. When looking at the most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Kuala Lumpur Intl), you can expect to pay R6 672 for that flight.

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Can I fly to Kuala Lumpur from Johannesburg right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Johannesburg from Kuala Lumpur?

Returning to Johannesburg from Kuala Lumpur

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

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

Top 9 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Kuala Lumpur choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR6 799
AverageR9 047
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
CheapestR6 854
AverageR10 734
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR7 265
AverageR8 348
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
CheapestR7 636
AverageR8 610
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR8 617
AverageR10 868
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
CheapestR8 770
AverageR10 178
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Air Mauritius
CheapestR8 855
AverageR10 366
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR8 975
AverageR12 434
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR11 736
AverageR19 590
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety