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About Flights to Malaysia

Summary info about Malaysia flight prices, duration and airlines

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Fastest flight time

5h 45m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Malaysia from Australia in the last 72 hours is $149 (Perth to Kuala Lumpur Intl).
The best round-trip flight price to Malaysia from Australia in the last 72 hours is $254 (Melbourne to Penang Intl).
The fastest flight to Malaysia from Australia takes 5h 45m (Perth to Kuala Lumpur Intl).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Malaysia, including AirAsia X, Batik Air and AirAsia.

Malaysia flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest flight to Malaysia?

The best prices found on momondo for flights to Malaysia are:
$11 per person with AirAsia
$30 per person with MYAirline
$37 per person with Malaysia Airlines
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What are the most popular cities to visit in Malaysia?

Malaysia is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (80%) visit Kuala Lumpur more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in Malaysia include Penang and Kota Kinabalu.

How long is the flight from Australia to Malaysia?

The average flight duration from Australia to Malaysia depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kuala Lumpur Intl is 8h 50m on average, while flying from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur Intl is 7h 35m on average. Kuala Lumpur Intl is the most popular airport in Malaysia.

Which airlines fly to Malaysia?

AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines and Scoot are the top three most popular airlines that fly to Malaysia according to our data. AirAsia X is the first choice among our users, with 40% of people opting to fly with this airline when travelling to Malaysia. Keep in mind that there are 19 different airlines that fly to Malaysia on a routine basis, so you have a few additional options to choose from.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Malaysia? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Cheapest flights to cities in Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur

Useful information for your flight to Malaysia

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Malaysia

What popular landmarks are in Malaysia?

What is the best airport to land at to visit Legoland Malaysia?

The closest airport to Legoland Malaysia is Johor Bahru Airport, which is located in Gelang Patah. If you plan on visiting or staying in this area, landing at Johor Bahru Airport will be your best bet.

What is the most popular airport in Malaysia to fly to?

How much are flights to Malaysia?

Flights to Malaysia can be found for as cheap as $248 per ticket. However our users tend to find airfares to Malaysia for around $1,487 on average. If you’re looking to find a good deal on your flight to Malaysia, then you should consider booking if you find anything for $1,162 or less.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Malaysia?

Prices for flights to Malaysia were last updated today.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Malaysia?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and stopovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Malaysia.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Malaysia?

The necessary travel and health documents for your Malaysia trip may vary depending on your travel plans and individual circumstances. Generally, you should have various documents, such as a national ID card or driver's licence and a passport that is valid for six months beyond your scheduled arrival date. We recommend seeking advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

Recent flights found to popular cities in Malaysia

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Cheapest flight routes to Malaysia

These routes have the cheapest flights to Malaysia found by momondo users in Australia
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
PerthKuala Lumpur5h 40m$252
PerthPenang8h 35m$267
PerthLangkawi12h 15m$327
SydneyLangkawi13h 15m$355
SydneyKota Kinabalu13h 05m$355
MelbourneKuala Lumpur7h 35m$364
SydneyKuala Lumpur8h 50m$374
MelbournePenang13h 55m$375
SydneyKuching13h 25m$384
PerthKuching12h 15m$419
MelbourneKuching22h 15m$425
SydneyPenang15h 50m$472
PerthKota Kinabalu10h 55m$494
MelbourneKota Kinabalu15h 40m$532
PerthMiri15h 45m$541
AdelaideKuala Lumpur7h 25m$570

Best things to do and see in Malaysia

How long does it take to fly to Malaysia?

There are flights to Malaysia from at least three major Australian cities. One of the shortest routes is also one of the comparatively cheap flights. It leaves from Melbourne and takes about 8h and 30min before landing in Kuala Lumpur. You'll fly the entire route on Malaysia Airlines without having to change planes. From Brisbane, you can fly to Kuala Lumpur on Singapore Airlines, which will take about 12h and 30min. You can also choose Sydney as your departure airport, using a combination of Qantas Airways and Malaysia Airlines to make the journey in just over 12h. For an even shorter flight at an average airfare, one leaves Sydney on Singapore Airlines, taking only about 11h. Other flights on Singapore Airlines from Sydney take an average of around 13h and 30min. Flights from Melbourne take about 11h and 20min, once again departing with Qantas and transferring to Malaysia Airlines on the way to Kuala Lumpur. Singapore Airlines offers the same flight time without the need for a plane transfer.

Can you get direct flights to Malaysia from Australia?

You'll be able to get a non-stop flight from Australia to Malaysia if you choose Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) as your departure airport. The route is operated by Malaysia Airlines and will take about 8h and 30min before reaching its destination, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). The next shortest Malaysia flights you'll find from Melbourne are offered by Singapore Airlines. They fly to Singapore Changi Airport (SIN)and change planes for the last leg to Kuala Lumpur. The total travel time is just under 12h. Another flight you can choose is with Qantas to Singapore, then changing to Malaysia Airlines for the last section of the flight. This will take about 11h and 20min. From Brisbane Airport (BNE), you can catch a one-stop flight that will only take around 9h and 55min to reach Kuala Lumpur. This is run by Singapore Airlines, making a stop at Changi Airport and then flying on to KUL. If you're flying out of Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD), you can get to Malaysia in about 10h, also on the same Singapore Airlines route.

What is the best way to travel around Malaysia?

Kuala Lumpur is the largest city in Malaysia by some measure, and once you've explored the capital, you can head out to the other major cities in the country. One of the nearest is Subang Jaya, which is only about a 24-minute bus ride away. Alternatively, you can take the LRT train. By car or taxi, you can cover the distance in about 20min. Seberang Perai is the second-largest city in the country, which you can get to on a bus ride of about 5h and 35min. You can also hire a car before you leave Australia or at Kuala Lumpur Airport, in which case the drive will take about 3h and 30min. The coastal resort of George Town is also worth visiting. Take a bus to the Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to access the town by public transport. The total travel time is roughly 5h and 40min.

Does an Australian citizen need a passport or visa to fly to Malaysia?

If you're an Australian citizen, you won't need to organise a visa if you want to visit Malaysia for 60 days or less. You'll get an automatic two-month visa when you land in Kuala Lumpur. The only requirement is that your passport must be valid for a period of at least six months beyond the date on which you enter Malaysia.

Useful information for finding Malaysia flight deals

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  • How can I save money on flights to Malaysia with momondo?

    Plan your trips smart with the “Price Forecast” feature, which uses flight data to help you pick the best days to fly for the lowest fares. Our “Price Calendar” helps you get the most for your money by showing you when it’s most advantageous to fly. Curate your own travel experiences for less with “Explore”. Expert travel hacks to fuel your next adventure are a click away with “Discover” by momondo. Set up our “Price Alerts” to track fare changes and book when prices are at their lowest point.

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Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Malaysia?

momondo collates all your flight options in one place and lets you filter them to find the perfect flight to Malaysia. momondo saves you time and could save you money on your trip.

Can I find flights to Malaysia with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo enables you to select and highlight flights to Malaysia with this policy.

How can momondo help me find flights to Malaysia?

momondo provides multiple filters to help you find the best flight to Malaysia. Filter by price, airline, airport, cabin, aircraft, payment method, number of stops and more.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Malaysia right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

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