Cheap flights from Malaysia

Malaysia, an extraordinary country that is a wonderful gateway for travellers looking to explore new worlds outside the one they know. Skyscanner’s search tools can show you all the wonderful places you can fly to, and with our filters it is easy to find the right flights for your budget.

Malaysia is home to one of the biggest international aviation hubs in the world, Kuala Lumpur (KUL) offering a plethora of great non-stop and connecting destinations. Beyond that particular facility, you can depart from a number of different hubs. The busiest in the nation are: 

·         Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

·         Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)

·         Penang Airport (PEN)

·         Kuching International Airport (KCH)

·         Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB)

·         Senai International Airport (JHB)

·         Langkawi International Airport (LGK)

·         Sarawak Miri Airport (MYY)

·         Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR)

·         Sarawak Sibu Airport (SBW)

The Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) is by far the busiest hub, seeing the most passengers and offering the most routes, with 120 direct flights, and hundreds of connecting ones. This facility can connect you to both domestic destinations throughout Malaysia, and lots of international ones too. Malaysia Airlines is the national carrier for the country, and based in Kuala Lumpur, though AirAsia also has a huge base of operations at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). Otherwise, you can fly with a variety of excellent airlines, including, but not limited to, Emirates, Sri Lankan Airlines, Malindo Air, Turkish Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Oman Air, ANA, Silkair, Garuda Indonesia, Jetstar, and Garuda Indonesia.

Popular flights from Malaysia

Before looking beyond the borders of Malaysia, there is plenty to discover within the country. Either in the mysterious region of Borneo by flying to Kota Kinabalu (BKI), the capital of Sabah, or enjoy the paradisiacal beaches, and underwater landscape of Langkawi (LGK).

However, there are lots of options for short-haul trips around Southeast Asia, such as to the slick and sophisticated city of Singapore (SIN), or the ancient treasures of Siem Reap (REP) in Cambodia, where you can see the stunning ruins Angkor.

Escape the heat of Malaysia by hopping aboard a long-haul flight to Sapporo (CTS) in Japan, and visit the shrines, onsen springs and national parks. Or leave Asia behind altogether and fly to the stunning city of Istanbul (IST) and see the crossroads between two continents in the stunning architecture of the Hagia Sofia, Topkapi Palace, and the Blue Mosque.

Where to find cheap flights from Malaysia

For regional destinations you can hop aboard low-cost carriers, in particular AirAsia, which offers comprehensive coverage of many routes from Malaysia, and these flights are often at very competitive prices.

Then assess the cheapest routes with our calendar feature, which provides you with a broad outlook on the rates every week of the month, allowing you to zero in on the budget friendly options available on your chosen route. We can also show you the cheapest rates on the day you choose to fly, and you may find going for late night or early morning flights can save you some of those hard earned dollars.


Please note that information is correct as of March 2017

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