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Cheap flights from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

Flight information Sydney to Kuala Lumpur

Cheapest return price last month

$315

Direct airlines

3

Flights per week

26

Average flight time, total distance 6613 kilometres

8h 35min

Most popular airline last month

Malaysia Airlines

Kuala Lumpur International and Kuala Lumpur Sultan Abdul Azziz Shah

2 airports

Which airlines fly from Sydney to Kuala Lumpur?

How easy is it to depart from Sydney Airport? 

Sydney Airport is a modern airport with tons of international connections. It has 3 terminals in total.

  • Terminal 1 – all international flights to Kuala Lumpur will depart from Terminal 1.

This terminal has currency exchange counters, duty-free outlets, restaurants and bars, VIP lounges, ATMs, charging points, and free WiFi. If you need to transfer between terminals, there are the T-Bus and AirTrain services. These options cost $6 per person or are free for Virgin Australia and Qantas flyers.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours.

What do I need before I depart from Sydney Airport?

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Kuala Lumpur? 

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia’s primary aviation hub, with 1 main terminal, and satellite terminal building. 

  • Main Terminal – flights from Sydney will likely fly into this terminal. 

This terminal has bureau de change booths, ATMs, free WiFi, a post office, internet kiosks, a fitness centre, restaurants, bars, duty-free shops, medical services, and a spa. There is an Aerotrain that runs transfers between terminals.

What is the weather like in Kuala Lumpur?

  • Kuala Lumpur typically hovers between 29-35°C. However, the best time of year to visit this city is during January-February or May-August when the weather is dry and temperate.

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Kuala Lumpur?

  • Kuala Lumpur is 3 hours behind Sydney during Standard Time (ST), and 2 hours behind Sydney during Daylight Savings Time (DST).

Is Kuala Lumpur cheaper than Sydney?

Kuala Lumpur is a lot cheaper than Sydney, and saving money here is as easy as reading our budget guide to touring Kuala Lumpur.

  Sydney Kuala Lumpur
Average cost of a meal for 2 people $90 70MYR ($21)
Average cost of a coffee $3.90 11MYR ($3.20)
Average cost of a taxi from the airport to the CBD $45 55MYR ($17)

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of October 2017 

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.