Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok, Thailand

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The capital city of Thailand, Bangkok, has been transformed over recent decades. It has become a vast business center and is now one of the most densely populated cities in the world. The vast difference between the ancient buildings and modern skyscrapers can be seen clearly. A great way to get around the city is the Skytrain, but there are also river taxis that are an innovative way to get from one place to another. Be sure to visit the Old City district, in the heart of the modern city, where you will find a palace alongside museums, theaters and bazaars.

Flying to Bangkok

1. Which airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?

Kuala Lumpur has an international airport which serves as the main international hub for Malaysia. It is just 28 miles from the city and all flights to Bangkok Changi Airport will depart from here.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?

There are several airlines that operate direct flights between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. These include Thai AirAsia, Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines and Thai Airways. There are other airlines that operate indirect routes, such as Tiger Airways.

3. How long is the flight?

The time for a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is around 2 hours. For flights with connections, the flight will take a minimum of approximately 7 hours. There are some routes with layovers of almost a day between flights. The city of Kuala Lumpur is just one hour ahead of Bangkok.

4. Climate changes between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok

The climate between the two cities is not that different, both have year-round average daily temperatures that fall between 30°C and 35°C. Both places see a great deal of rain from time to time as well, but you can expect plenty of sunshine and humidity.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

There are some cultural differences between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok, although they are not so great that visiting the Thai capital is a culture shock. The language in Bangkok is Thai and the currency is the Baht. The currency will be available at the airport but arranging it in advance might give you a better exchange rate.

US passport holders are not required to obtain a visa when entering Thailand for tourism purposes and will be permitted to stay for a period not exceeding 30 days on each visit.

Bangkok Information

A river cruise is a good way to see some of the main sights in the city and if you are on a family holiday consider attractions such as the Bangkae Amusement Park or Dusit Zoo. For a busy city it has plenty of green spaces, so you can always find somewhere a little more peaceful to relax. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha is an excellent place to visit as well.

There are several museums that are worth a visit, including the National Museum, where you can learn more about traditional art, literature and weaponry. The Royal Barges National Museum features a collection of boats and there is also an Air Force museum. The city also has a flower market and plenty of places for you to enjoy the traditional and delicious Thai cuisine.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?

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 Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok 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 Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days MYR423 MYR5,257
7-14 days MYR423 MYR4,038
14-21 days MYR617 MYR642
21-30 days MYR617 MYR427
30-60 days MYR617 MYR642
60-90 days MYR582 MYR647
90+ days MYR362 MYR414

Compare Flight Prices from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok 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 Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Malindo 2/20/20 2/29/20 0 MYR393
March Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Malindo 3/31/20 4/2/20 0 MYR319
April Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Malindo 4/20/20 4/21/20 0 MYR319
May Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Malindo 5/6/20 5/15/20 0 MYR393
June Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Malindo 6/6/20 6/9/20 0 MYR319
July Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Malindo 7/1/20 7/3/20 0 MYR319
August Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Malindo 8/3/20 8/7/20 0 MYR319
September Kuala Lumpur Bangkok Malindo 9/2/20 9/9/20 0 MYR319

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok

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

Next 30 Days

2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
MYR948 MYR703
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
MYR703 MYR698
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
MYR698 MYR763
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
MYR763 MYR698
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok

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 Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is MYR914.

The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is MYR711.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok.

Weekly Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
AirAsia 8 8 7 8 7 8 7 01:30 14:35
Ethiopian 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 18:35 18:35
Thai AirAsia 3 2 3 2 3 2 3 05:45 15:40
Malaysia 7 6 7 6 6 6 6 02:05 17:30
Malindo 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 04:50 10:55
Royal Jordanian 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 17:15 17:15
Thai 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 08:20 08:20

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

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 Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok. 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 Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is MYR375.

The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is MYR711.

Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?
Answer: The average Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok flight time is 2 hours and 14 minutes.
Question: How far is Bangkok from Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: The distance from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is 1,219 kilometers (758 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?
Answer: There are 139 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok.
Question: What are the most popular Kuala Lumpur airlines for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok?
Answer: AirAsia provides 38% of the non-stop flights between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok.

Airlines in Kuala Lumpur flying to Bangkok Last modified: Aug 7, 2020 5:45 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

Wondering which airlines fly out of Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok? We've gathered the average price of Kuala Lumpur airlines with flights to Bangkok. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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