Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia, is one of the most popular places to visit in Southeast Asia. This city is the center of economic and business activity in the region. The city has great potential in terms of its economic and business offerings, with many expats from Western countries finding amazing business opportunities there. If you are considering traveling to Kuala Lumpur for business or for pleasure from Dubai, then FareCompare can help you do that with much more ease and convenience.

Flying to Kuala Lumpur

1. Which Airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Dubai?

You can fly from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur via Dubai International Airport (DXB). Kuala Lumpur has two international airports. Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is located at Sepang, about 50km south of the main city. This airport is the aviation hub of Malaysia, serving most international flights. The other airport, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, also known as the Subang Skypark, serves mostly chartered and turboprop flights.

2. Which Airlines operate flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur?

Both Dubai and Kuala Lumpur are very popular international destinations and among the busiest airports in their respective regions. However, you will not have any issues finding flights that match your schedule, as several popular airlines, including Emirates, Etihad, Malaysian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines and Royal Brunei, offer flights between these destinations.

3. How long is the flight?

Typically, a flight from Dubai should reach Kuala Lumpur within 8 hours, the average flight time being around 7 hours and 20 minutes.

4. Climate changes between Dubai and Kuala Lumpur

The climatic conditions in both these destinations are rather diverse. Dubai has a typical hot desert climate, whereas Kuala Lumpur is known for its tropical rainforest climate with an abundance of rainfall, especially between October and March. If you are looking to experience the true spirit of Kuala Lumpur, then April to August is the perfect time to visit.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Dubai and Kuala Lumpur are predominantly metropolitan areas, but there are a few differences in the culture that you should know about. The Dubai culture mainly revolves around the traditional Arab culture with its strong influence on food, music, attire, and lifestyle. Kuala Lumpur, on the other hand, has significantly less Islamic cultural influence. Unlike in Dubai, the weekend in Kuala Lumpur starts on Saturday and goes through Sunday.

Kuala Lumpur Information

Just like Dubai, Kuala Lumpur is glitzy with skyscrapers, larger-than-life malls, and neon lights. The 451-meter-high Petronas Twin Towers is a popular destination. Its unique architecture is awe-inspiring. It has a skybridge and an observation deck that is open to the public. The city also has British colonial-era structures, including the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and the KL Railway Station. The city also has a traditional beauty and is filled with friendly and helpful locals.

Kuala Lumpur is a popular tourist destination with several attractions, including an active nightlife, theme parks, and some amazing shopping destinations. The city also boasts an abundance of gastronomic delights, with a blend of several cuisines in the form of hawker stalls, restaurants and cafés serving innumerable delicacies from around the world.

Dubai to Kuala Lumpur Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 12:00 -04:00

We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Kuala Lumpur. Saudi Arabian & Kuwait frequently offer the best deals to Kuala Lumpur flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be AED1,469.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur.

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< 7 days AED2,894 AED1,418
7-14 days AED2,894 AED1,370
14-21 days AED2,894 AED1,330
21-30 days AED2,894 AED1,227
30-60 days AED2,303 AED1,330
60-90 days AED2,303 AED1,778
90+ days AED2,303 AED1,201

Cheapest Day To Fly from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur

We've examined 215,181,508 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Dubai to Kuala Lumpur flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Dubai Kuala Lumpur Saudi Arabian 9/29/23 10/1/23 1 AED1,609
October Dubai Kuala Lumpur Saudi Arabian 10/24/23 10/26/23 1 AED1,227
November Dubai Kuala Lumpur Oman Air 11/1/23 11/6/23 1 AED1,778
December Dubai Kuala Lumpur Oman Air 12/2/23 12/8/23 1 AED1,778
January Dubai Kuala Lumpur Oman Air 1/7/24 1/17/24 1 AED1,778
February Dubai Kuala Lumpur Oman Air 2/1/24 2/6/24 1 AED1,778
March Dubai Kuala Lumpur Oman Air 3/1/24 3/6/24 1 AED1,778
April Dubai Kuala Lumpur Saudi Arabian 4/1/24 4/2/24 1 AED1,201

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur is AED1,565.

The average price for direct flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur is AED2,674.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur is AED1,172.

The average price for round trip flights from Dubai to Kuala Lumpur is AED1,565.

Dubai to Kuala Lumpur Flight Questions

Dubai to Kuala Lumpur Airports

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