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Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Cape Town (CPT)

All the information you need to plan the best KUL to CPT flight in 2022: compare Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Cape Town.
MY1 - CPT
Price
RM 677 - RM 930
CPT
Temperature
12 - 21 °C
CPT
Precipitation
20 - 100 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

RM 2,830

From Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town Intl

One-way from

RM 2,082

One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Cape Town. Flights to Cape Town from Kuala Lumpur in March are about RM 3,305 on average during March, but can be found for as low as RM 2,675.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town?

Find a great deal and save up to 12% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at RM 3,474.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town (MY1 - CPT)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town in January, February 2022

The best prices found for KUL to CPT flights in January, February
11 Feb - 13 Apr
RM 3,139pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
12 Feb - 13 Apr
RM 3,265pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
11 Feb - 13 Apr
RM 3,281pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Cape Town from Kuala Lumpur found for this year
6 Sep - 29 Sep
RM 2,930pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
7 Sep - 29 Sep
RM 2,939pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
7 Sep - 29 Sep
RM 2,951pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Cape Town Intl from Kuala Lumpur

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town
07:10 - 05:25
Singapore Airlines
2 stops
28h 15m
KUL - CPT
Singapore Airlines
RM 2,082
19:05 - 07:20
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
42h 15m
KUL - CPT
Turkish Airlines
RM 8,410
Travel2Be
23:15 - 07:00
Qatar Airways
1 stop
37h 45m
KUL - CPT
Qatar Airways
RM 9,506
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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Kuala Lumpur</span> to <span class="emphasized">Cape Town</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town

What airport do you fly into for flights to Cape Town from Kuala Lumpur?

Cape Town Intl (CPT), located 15.6 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town. 6 airlines have flights to Cape Town Intl from Kuala Lumpur on a regular basis. Booking flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Kuala Lumpur per day.

Which airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qatar Airways, Ethiopian Air, and Singapore Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town for under RM 3,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town for under RM 3,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just RM 3,081, but on average you can expect to pay RM 4,268.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town round-trip?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Cape Town, with prices starting at RM 3,081. Another option worth looking into is Singapore Airlines, starting at RM 3,545 round trip. You may be able to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town for 6% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Singapore Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as RM 2,082. However, be on the lookout for offers from Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town?

Consider Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Ethiopian Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town.

What are the cheapest flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town?

The cheapest flight price from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town is RM 1,645. On average you can expect to pay RM 2,294. The most popular route, (Kuala Lumpur Intl - Cape Town Intl), can usually be booked for RM 3,081.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Cape Town, South Africa

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Cape Town from Kuala Lumpur?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town Intl

Most visitors from Kuala Lumpur need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Cape Town Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Must be completed in 48 hours prior to arrival in South Africa.


Do I need a test to fly back to Kuala Lumpur from Cape Town?

Returning to Kuala Lumpur from Cape Town Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Kuala Lumpur.

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Alternative routes for Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town

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Destination information for Cape Town

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town.
Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = R 3.70
Average temperature for January in Cape Town
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Cape Town
9.0 mm

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Airports servicing Cape Town

Top 6 airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Cape Town choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
RM 2,755 RM 3,528 No cancel fee 68%
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Ethiopian Air
RM 2,781 RM 3,071 No cancel fee 72%
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Air Mauritius
RM 2,883 RM 3,113 No cancel fee 82%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Mauritius. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Singapore Airlines
RM 3,186 RM 4,341 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
RM 3,705 RM 3,916 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
RM 4,130 RM 4,411 No cancel fee 72%
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