Flights from London to Kuala Lumpur

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Kuala Lumpur

Favourite airline: Emirates
The majority of passengers on the route London – Kuala Lumpur prefer to fly with Emirates.
10 %
Malaysia Airlines
5 %
British Airways
4 %
Tip: book 6 weeks before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 6 weeks before travel. Save up to 53 %.
44 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Monday
On this route, flights are cheapest on Monday when a ticket costs £342.00 on average.
Direct flights are more expensive
Direct flights on this route are £69.00 more expensive on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
13h 15min
18h 35min
32h 30min
Favourite connection: via Singapore
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via Singapore, making up 12 % of bookings.
1 stopover Singapore Changi
16h 20min, from £453
12 %
1 stopover Dubai
17h 35min, from £457
11 %
Direct flights
13h 15min, from £411
10 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Kuala Lumpur

Book flights to Kuala Lumpur - lively and vibrant city

Sitting in central Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur has everything from ancient temples, to the famous and iconic silver clad Petronas towers to look at. There's also a wealth of fun, food, night life and culture to enjoy in this fast paced city which caters for all kinds of travellers. Finding a flight should be easy using the idealo flight comparison.

Kuala Lumpur at its best 

Kuala Lumpur has a tropical climate great for all year travel, but it's less rainy from May to August. The Chinese New Year is on the first full moon between 21.01. and 21.02. Also in January is the Thaipusam (tamil Hindu festival for Murugan), which is a 15 km long parade from the city centre to Batu caves. The 31st August is the National holiday "Hari Merdeka" (Independence day) with parades, events and a large firework display. 'Eid al-Adha' is the Islamic Festival at the end of Ramadan Eid al-Fitr, in the 9th month of the Islamic calendar.

Preparing to travel to Kuala Lumpur

No visas are needed by British citizens if staying for less than 3 months as a tourist, but passports should be valid for 6 months or more from date of entry. Recommended vaccines to have are Hepatitis A, Typhus, Tetanus aund Diphtheria along with the usual routine vaccinations needed for the UK. Prices for food and goods are much lower than in UK. Street food is from around 6 MYR and lunch costs about 16 MYR, and soft drinks are about 2 MYR. Alcohol is more expensive (a beer costs roughly 12 MYR), as are western style restaurants. Locally produced textiles are cheap and great fun to shop for.

Flight information London - Kuala Lumpur
Cheap direct flights
Flight details London - Kuala Lumpur
  • Flight duration: min. 12:40 / max. 13:05
  • Distance: 10597 km
  • Flights per week: 24
  • Return flight duration: min. 13:40 / max. 14:25
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