Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai is the most globally famous member of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and with so much commerce, international travel and glamour happening within its city limits, it’s really no surprise. This is a place that has seen skyrocketing growth in recent years and it’s become a real success story almost overnight. Now known for its exuberant architecture and lively nightlife, Dubai has become a modern powerhouse of a city. So, from glitzy shopping centers to excellent business facilities, Dubai is likely to have something for everyone.

Flying to Dubai

1. Which Airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Dubai?

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is located close to the city and is connected via the KLIA Express. At the arrivals end, Dubai International Airport and Dubai itself are linked by the efficient and speedy Dubai Metro service.

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

Plenty of carriers operate flights on parts of the Kuala Lumpur and Dubai route, but most direct flights are provided by Emirates.

3. How long is the flight?

A direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai takes around seven hours. As these are two globalized cities and important nodes in the Asian business network, there are usually no seasonal variations.

4. Climate changes between Kuala Lumpur and Dubai

Kuala Lumpur has a hot climate, which means that there are temperature highs of 89°F the whole year round. Over in Dubai, the desert climate means that there are average highs of 105°F in summer and then average highs of 78°F later in the year.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Your Malaysian ringgit will need to be changed into the UAE’s dirham, so make sure you don’t forget to get this organized. In terms of access, citizens of Malaysia don’t usually need a visa to enter Dubai for up to 30 days.

Dubai Information

Both Kuala Lumpur and Dubai are major business and commercial centers for Asia, but they’re very different in a lot of ways.

Dubai is one of the world’s most unusual global cities, in large part to the fact that it’s so new. Cutting-edge architecture like the Burj al Arab, for example, is visible across the city. Shopping is a big part of the westernized side of Dubai living, so a trip to the Marina Mall or the Mall of the Emirates is essential. Those who want to see some culture or learn about the history of Dubai, meanwhile, can head to the Al Fahidi Fort where there are museums showcasing the history of this interesting and seemingly very modern area. With business travel being the main reason for many trips between Kuala Lumpur and Dubai, there are lots of facilities, such as offices to rent, in districts like Business Bay. All in all, Dubai is an exciting place to be no matter whether you’re a tourist or a business traveler!

Kuala Lumpur to Dubai Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:41 -04:00

We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Dubai. Srilankan & China Southern frequently offer the best deals to Dubai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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How Much is a Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be MYR2,074.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai?

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 Dubai 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 Dubai?

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

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< 7 days MYR3,720 MYR2,146
7-14 days MYR2,834 MYR2,047
14-21 days MYR2,762 MYR1,957
21-30 days MYR2,762 MYR1,957
30-60 days MYR2,249 MYR1,961
60-90 days MYR2,249 MYR2,168
90+ days MYR2,245 MYR2,141

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai

We've examined 218,310,000 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai 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 Dubai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Kuala Lumpur Dubai Srilankan 9/25/23 10/2/23 1 MYR2,047
October Kuala Lumpur Dubai Srilankan 10/9/23 10/12/23 1 MYR1,957
November Kuala Lumpur Dubai Srilankan 11/1/23 11/5/23 1 MYR1,961
December Kuala Lumpur Dubai Srilankan 12/29/23 1/16/24 1 MYR2,146
January Kuala Lumpur Dubai Srilankan 1/12/24 1/31/24 1 MYR2,141
February Kuala Lumpur Dubai Malindo 2/9/24 2/13/24 0 MYR2,249
March Kuala Lumpur Dubai Malindo 3/1/24 3/5/24 0 MYR2,249
April Kuala Lumpur Dubai Multiple Airlines 4/8/24 4/21/24 1 MYR2,407

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai. 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 Kuala Lumpur to Dubai

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 Dubai is MYR2,371.

The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai is MYR2,901.

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

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 Dubai. 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 Dubai is MYR1,296.

The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Dubai is MYR2,371.

Kuala Lumpur to Dubai Flight Questions

Kuala Lumpur to Dubai Airports

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