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Flights to Kuala Lumpur

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Cheapest return flights

£621

Avg flight time from London

13 hours

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Kuala Lumpur’s head-turning skyline offers the best of both old and new, with skyscrapers, minarets and Mughal-style domes making up the architecture of the city. From its banyan tree-lined streets to its busy markets, the Malaysian capital’s modern side seamlessly complements its rich cultural heritage. Here you’ll find vibrant neighbourhoods, historic districts and eclectic cuisines, with a new discovery waiting around every corner.

Fly to Kuala Lumpur with British Airways and begin your journey at the iconic Petronas Twin Towers. Then take a tour of Little India and Chinatown, neighbourhoods filled with busy markets and delicious street food. For more of Kuala Lumpur’s best eats, visit the famous Jalan Alor, where a feast of flavours is available late into the night. Explore the historic heart of the metropolis in Merdeka Square, home to the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and the majestic Jamek Mosque. To explore the city’s green side, visit the Lake Gardens for manicured lawns and a deer park. If nature is your thing, the Batu Caves, a sacred Hindu site nestled within limestone cliffs, are just a stone’s throw away from the city. Book your holiday to Kuala Lumpur now.

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Kuala Lumpur flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Kuala Lumpur?

A flight from London Heathrow to Kuala Lumpur International Airport takes just over 13 hours.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Kuala Lumpur?

Use our low fare finder to discover the cheapest time to visit Kuala Lumpur. The most popular time to visit is during the city’s summer and winter months, so book your flights for spring or autumn to enjoy this year-round destination’s attractions and culture with fewer crowds.

Is Kuala Lumpur cheap to visit?

You can make a trip to Kuala Lumpur fit any budget. Explore the city's vibrant street food scene and dig into delicious dishes at one of the many local markets and hawker stalls. Visit free attractions like the Batu Caves or National Visual Arts Gallery and look out for affordable souvenirs at Petaling Street market. You can also use the city's efficient public transport system to explore further afield, including the Taman Tugu hiking trails.

Is it easy to get around Kuala Lumpur?

Once you touch down at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, you’re only a 45-minute drive from the city centre and taxis can easily be found outside the airport terminal. The cheapest way to travel is by using the airport bus, which will take you to the centre of town in about an hour, or you can catch the express train to reach the city centre in 30 minutes.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to see more of what Malaysia has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

Why visit Kuala Lumpur?

A visit to Kuala Lumpur promises a whole kaleidoscope of adventure. Discover the city’s art scene at Publika, a creative hub featuring galleries, street art and cultural events. It’s known for its eclectic shops, cafes and weekend markets, where you can pick up unique keepsakes and soak up creative inspiration. To escape the urban jungle, visit KL Forest Eco Park, a tropical rainforest in the heart of the city, where you can tour canopy walkways and hiking trails. There’s also Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park, an enchanting sanctuary home to thousands of butterflies and exotic plants. To explore Malaysia’s culture, visit Kumpung Baru, a historical village known for its wooden houses and local eateries. And for more of the country’s history, the Islamic Arts Museum features an extensive collection of artifacts, manuscripts and decorative arts.

Do I need a visa for Malaysia?

Citizens of the UK and Ireland and EU passport holders may require a visa to visit Malaysia, depending on how long they stay. You can find out more about visa requirements for all the countries we fly to at the IATA Travel Centre.

How many bags can I check in on my flight to Kuala Lumpur?

You can book a hand baggage-only ticket or make the most of our generous baggage allowance. If you choose economy standard or one of our British Airways Holidays’ packages, each passenger can check in a bag weighing up to 23kg – in addition to a handbag, laptop case or other small bag. Families travelling in any cabin with younger children can also check in one car seat and one fully collapsible pushchair. Read more about baggage allowances for children.

If you’re flying in our business cabin, you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. Read our baggage guide for full details.

Why fly British Airways to Kuala Lumpur?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Fly with just hand baggage and you can carry two bags free of charge. Choose our checked baggage option and you can travel with hand baggage and a 23kg bag checked into the hold, plus enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering, and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Economy class flights to Kuala Lumpur

From £621return

from London, November 2024

Our World Traveller (economy) cabin offers our lowest fares and is great for budget travellers. You’ll get a meal, drinks and full use of our in-flight entertainment system.

November

£621

return, from London

£621

January

£621

return, from London

£621

February

£621

return, from London

£621

Premium economy flights to Kuala Lumpur

From £1317return

from London, November 2024

Upgrade to World Traveller Plus (premium economy) for a quieter, smaller cabin with more space, and a travel pack including a blanket and toothbrush.

November

£1317

return, from London

£1317

January

£1317

return, from London

£1317

February

£1317

return, from London

£1317

Business class flights to Kuala Lumpur

From £2873return

from London, December 2024

In our Club World (business class) cabin, you can convert your seat into a fully-flat bed with luxurious White Company bedding, get access to private lounges, dedicated check-in desks and priority boarding.

December

£2873

return, from London

£2873

April

£2895

return, from London

£2895

May

£2895

return, from London

£2895

Kuala Lumpur Travel Essentials

Flight time

13 hours

Time zone

GMT +8

Currency

Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)

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