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South Africa to Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

All the information you need to plan the best null to KUL flight in 2022: compare South Africa to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.
When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur (ZA - MY1)?

When flying from South Africa 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 South Africa to Kuala Lumpur?

May can be a great time to fly to Kuala Lumpur from South Africa with a flight ticket averaging about R9 750. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as R6 443. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Africa 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 South Africa 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 739. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from R10 878.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur in January, February 2022

The best prices found for South Africa to KUL flights in January, February
22 Jan - 5 Feb
R7 896pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jan - 5 Feb
R8 947pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jan - 4 Feb
R9 719pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

South Africa to Kuala Lumpur 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from South Africa found for this year
22 Jan - 5 Feb
R7 896pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jan - 5 Feb
R8 947pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jan - 4 Feb
R9 719pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur
8:45 - 5:20
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
14h 35m
JNB - KUL
Singapore Airlines
R7 185
Travelgenio
8:25 - 15:45
Emirates
2 stops
25h 20m
JNB - KUL
Emirates
R8 004
Travelgenio
14:15 - 10:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
38h 25m
JNB - SZB
Multiple Airlines
R18 681
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Kuala Lumpur

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

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

Can I find flights from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur for under R10 900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur for under R10 900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just R10 863, but on average you can expect to pay R38 444.

What are the cheapest flights from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur?

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur? While on average our users pay R9 130, our data indicates the cheapest price to be R8 283. The most popular route (Durban King Shaka Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl), is priced around R13 968.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur?

Most travellers choose Durban King Shaka Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl, Cape Town Intl - Kuala Lumpur Intl or Johannesburg OR Tambo - Kuala Lumpur Intl when deciding on the best route from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kuala Lumpur from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Africa must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Kuala Lumpur?

Returning to South Africa 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 South Africa.

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

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Destination information for Kuala Lumpur

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = RM 0,28
Average temperature for January in Kuala Lumpur
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Kuala Lumpur
239.0 mm

Airports servicing

Cape Town (CPT)
Durban (DUR)
East London (ELS)
George (GRJ)
Sabi Sabi (GSS)

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Top 9 airlines flying from South Africa to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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
Etihad Airways
R7 116 R10 387 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R7 175 R11 760 No cancel fee 81%
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Ethiopian Air
R7 605 R9 482 No cancel fee 72%
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SAUDIA
R7 993 R9 012 No cancel fee 86%
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Air Mauritius
R8 340 R10 349 No cancel fee 82%

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

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Emirates
R9 020 R12 057 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
R9 180 R12 363 No cancel fee 72%
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Qatar Airways
R9 395 R13 572 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
R12 284 R20 506 No cancel fee 77%
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