Flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur is the capital of (and the largest city in) Malaysia, so it’s no surprise that it’s deemed one of the country’s most popular cities for visitors. There are a whole host of things to do here, including famous sites like the Petronas Towers and its sky-bridge as well as historic sites such as the National Mosque of Malaysia. Sports fans can head to the Cheras Stadium for a football game, while those traveling for work can make the most of Kuala Lumpur’s position as an Asian commerce hub in the city center’s business district.

Flying to Kuala Lumpur

1. Which Airports serve Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur?

When leaving Hong Kong, Hong Kong International Airport is located on Chek Lap Kok island just a short ride away on the Airport Express train service. When landing in Kuala Lumpur, you’ll be at Kuala Lumpur International Airport and a connection into the city on the KLIA Express is easy.

2. Which Airlines operate flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur?

You can choose from a range of carriers on the Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur route, including AirAsia and Malaysian Airlines.

3. How long is the flight?

It’s easy to fly from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur and a direct flight takes roughly four hours. As this is a commonly flown route and a major business corridor, flights between these two cities operate the whole year round.

4. Climate changes between Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur

Hong Kong enjoys a subtropical climate which gives it an average July temperature high of 87°F. In Kuala Lumpur, it’s likely that you’ll experience average high temperatures of 89°F all year round due to the tropical rainforest climate.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

The currency in Hong Kong is the Hong Kong dollar and you’ll need to convert this to the Malaysian ringgit. This should be simple, although it may be worth organizing your currency conversion in advance just to be sure. People with a Hong Kong passport will need to get a visa to enter Kuala Lumpur.

Kuala Lumpur Information

Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur have a lot in common but you’ll notice some differences too. While Hong Kong is a densely-packed city-state, Kuala Lumpur is a sprawling metropolis and the difference is noticeable.

Kuala Lumpur was historically a home for the rubber industry, although now it has a diverse economy. Many of the tourist sites here are quite modern, such as the 88-story Petronas Towers. Culture is also on offering across Kuala Lumpur, though, and it’s advisable to check out everything from the Galeri Petronas to the Balai Seni Negara. Food and drink are common ways for many visitors to Kuala Lumpur to really get to grips with the local culture. Classic Malaysian dishes such as curry laksa are offered here and there are many restaurants to try in the Bukit Bintang district. For those who want some fresh air in this busy environment, parks like the KLCC Park are definitely worth visiting.

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How Much is a Flight from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $3,328.

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

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $4,285 $2,504
7-14 days $2,473 $4,474
14-21 days $2,237 $7,605
21-30 days $2,237 $3,422
30-60 days $4,631 $3,187
60-90 days $4,113 $2,967
90+ days $3,736 $2,480

Cheapest Day To Fly from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur

We've examined 4,272 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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$2,889$7,605$2,473$2,504$3,006$2,551$2,237

Compare Flight Prices from Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Hong Kong Kuala Lumpur Scoot 8/12/22 14/12/22 2 $2,504
October Hong Kong Kuala Lumpur 00 9/10/22 12/10/22 0 $2,237
July Hong Kong Kuala Lumpur !! 13/7/22 30/7/22 2 $2,473
September Hong Kong Kuala Lumpur !! 5/9/22 19/9/22 2 $2,975
May Hong Kong Kuala Lumpur AirAsia 19/5/22 22/5/22 0 $1,515
December Hong Kong Kuala Lumpur 00 26/12/21 4/1/22 0 $1,853
January Hong Kong Kuala Lumpur 00 9/1/22 18/1/22 0 $1,790
November Hong Kong Kuala Lumpur Philippine 4/11/22 6/11/22 2 $2,441

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is $2,504.

The average price for direct flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is $4,285.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
AirAsia 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 08:30 08:30
Malindo 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 10:10 10:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong 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 Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is $2,457.

The average price for round trip flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is $2,504.

Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: The average Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur flight time is 4 hours and 4 minutes.
Question: How far is Kuala Lumpur from Hong Kong?
Answer: The distance from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur is 2,541 kilometers (1,579 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: There are 8 direct flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur.
Question: What are the most popular Hong Kong airlines for direct flights from Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: Malindo Air provides 87% of the non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur.

Hong Kong to Kuala Lumpur Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur. 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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