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Did you mean flights from Sydney, Australia to Kuala Lumpur?

Built on one of the world’s most stunning natural harbors, Sydney has more than 200km of sandy shoreline to explore. Water-based entertainment is popular here, so join in with a chartered boat trip or ferry ride to explore the various beaches and city limits. To learn more about the area’s heritage, spend time at The Rocks, where cobbled streets and sandstone homes are the backdrops for a historic journey, taking in Australia’s colonial past. At the city museum, there are artifacts and treasures that help piece together the story of a continent; the ideal place to begin your adventure.

Flying to Sydney

1. Which airports serve Kuala Lumpur to Sydney?

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia’s main airport, where passengers can catch a flight to Sydney. It is 55km from the city center. Planes from Malaysia arrive at Sydney Airport, which is 8km south of the city.

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

Over half of all non-stop flights to Sydney from Kuala Lumpur are provided by Asia Air and these run each day. Malaysian Air also provide daily direct flights, while many other airlines, including Cathay Pacific, Air China, and Qatar Airways have daily flights which include a connection.

3. How long is the flight?

Direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney take around 8 hours and 10 minutes, while stopover flights take between 10 hours 40 minutes and 12 hours and 30 minutes. Also, Sydney is two hours ahead of Kuala Lumpur, which is a significant difference for people booking a trip.

4. Climate changes between Kuala Lumpur and Sydney

Nestled between mountainous valleys, Kuala Lumpur is cooler than other areas of Malaysia but is still very warm all year round, with rains falling mostly in November. As Sydney is subtropical, with constant warm temperatures and drizzly rain, the weather will feel familiar to people who travel between these balmy locations.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Sydney uses Australian Dollars which can be obtained from ATM machines, inside banks, or at currency counters. Credit cards are readily accepted, so paying with Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club or American Express is easy. To enter Australia, travelers need to apply for one of five different types of visas. It is recommended that you arrange your visa no less than 24-hours before you travel.

Sydney Information

Although the weather is similar in both cities, with over five million people Sydney has the most residents. However, Kuala Lumpur’s 1.7 million inhabitants are more densely packed with over 6,890 inhabitants per square kilometer, compared to 1,237 people per square kilometer in Sydney.

This city has plenty of landmarks, but the Sydney Opera House is probably the most celebrated. Inside, over 40 shows are staged each week, offering something for everyone. You can admire it from a boat trip across the harbor, or pop inside for a guided tour. In such a warm climate, tropical and exotic plants thrive at the Royal Botanical Gardens, making for an especially fragrant afternoon. If you’d like to take it all in from a distance, brave the BridgeClimb which takes you up the harbor bridge for an unforgettable view of the city stretched out below.

Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Mar 22, 2019 3:34 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Sydney, Australia. AirAsia X & Scoot frequently offer the best deals to Sydney, Australia flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

AirAsia X
KULSYD
Fri 5/10
nonstop
SYDKUL
Mon 5/20
nonstop
MYR1,183
Scoot
KULSYD
Fri 5/10
1 stop
SYDKUL
Mon 5/20
1 stop
MYR1,305
Malaysia
KULSYD
Fri 5/10
nonstop
SYDKUL
Mon 5/20
nonstop
MYR1,718
Singapore
KULSYD
Tue 4/2
1 stop
SYDKUL
Tue 4/16
1 stop
MYR1,738
Qantas
KULSYD
Tue 4/9
1 stop
SYDKUL
Mon 4/29
1 stop
MYR1,770
China Southern
KULSYD
Tue 6/4
1 stop
SYDKUL
Tue 6/11
1 stop
MYR2,115

How Much is a Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be MYR1,649.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia?

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How far in advance should I book tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days MYR3,103 MYR1,989
7-14 days MYR3,066 MYR1,738
14-21 days MYR3,050 MYR1,770
21-30 days MYR3,050 MYR1,693
30-60 days MYR1,183 MYR1,305
60-90 days MYR2,321 MYR1,645
90+ days MYR1,410 MYR1,454

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia

We've examined 57,595,778,181 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 Sydney, Australia is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
MYR1,738MYR1,645MYR1,738MYR1,738MYR1,183MYR1,738MYR1,738

Compare Flight Prices from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia 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 Sydney, Australia flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
March Kuala Lumpur Sydney, Australia Scoot 3/27/19 3/30/19 1 MYR1,989
April Kuala Lumpur Sydney, Australia Scoot 4/16/19 4/23/19 1 MYR1,693
May Kuala Lumpur Sydney, Australia AirAsia X 5/10/19 5/20/19 0 MYR1,183
June Kuala Lumpur Sydney, Australia Singapore 6/1/19 6/12/19 1 MYR1,738
July Kuala Lumpur Sydney, Australia Singapore 7/1/19 7/18/19 1 MYR1,742
August Kuala Lumpur Sydney, Australia Singapore 8/4/19 8/8/19 1 MYR1,738
September Kuala Lumpur Sydney, Australia Singapore 9/1/19 9/21/19 1 MYR1,738
October Kuala Lumpur Sydney, Australia Scoot 10/3/19 10/13/19 1 MYR1,454

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
MYR2,066
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
MYR2,066 MYR2,337
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
MYR2,337 MYR2,362
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
MYR2,362 MYR1,742
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
MYR1,742 MYR2,702
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
MYR2,702

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia

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 Sydney, Australia is MYR1,884.

The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia is MYR2,799.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
AirAsia X 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 04:20 18:40
Malaysia 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 04:10 18:45

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia

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 Sydney, Australia. 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 Sydney, Australia is MYR847.

The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia is MYR1,710.

Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: The average Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia flight time is 8 hours and 16 minutes.
Question: How far is Sydney, Australia from Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: The distance from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia is 6,580 kilometers (4,089 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular Kuala Lumpur airlines for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Malaysia Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sydney, Australia.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia?
Answer: Singapore, SG

Airlines in Kuala Lumpur flying to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Mar 22, 2019 3:34 -04:00Number of routes searched: 59Number of itineraries searched: 1,697,284

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

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
AirAsia X -
Malaysia -
Cebu Pacific MNL
British Airways LHR
Air China PEK
China Airlines TPE
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
China Southern FOC
China Southern XMN
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Garuda CGK
JAL NRT
Korean ICN
Xiamen CAN
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen XMN
China Eastern PVG
All Nippon HND
Bangkok BKK
Philippine MNL
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK
Scoot SIN
Vietnam HAN
Vietnam SGN

Kuala Lumpur to Sydney, Australia Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Kuala Lumpur and Sydney, Australia. 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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