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Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Johannesburg (JNB)

All the information you need to plan the best KUL to JNB flight in 2021: compare Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Johannesburg.
MY1 - ZA1
Price
RM 2,650 - RM 3,713
ZA1
Temperature
10 - 20 °C
ZA1
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$ 2,650

From Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg

One-way from

RM 1,988

One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 26 days in advance to save up to 22% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 26 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as RM 3,315, or RM 3,905 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Johannesburg. Flights to Johannesburg from Kuala Lumpur in April are about RM 3,126 on average during April, but can be found for as low as RM 2,365.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg (MY1 - ZA1)?

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

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg in September, October 2021

The best prices found for KUL to JNB flights in September, October
30 Oct - 30 Nov
RM 2,813pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Oct - 25 Feb
RM 2,876pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
31 Oct - 30 Nov
RM 3,294pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Johannesburg from Kuala Lumpur found for this year
30 Oct - 30 Nov
RM 2,813pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Oct - 25 Feb
RM 2,876pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Emirates
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
31 Oct - 30 Nov
RM 3,294pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Ethiopian Air
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Johannesburg from Kuala Lumpur

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg
16:20 - 01:10
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
14h 50m
KUL - JNB
Singapore Airlines
RM 1,988
mytrip.com
20:00 - 08:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
42h 05m
KUL - JNB
Multiple Airlines
RM 2,896
Travelstart
18:40 - 06:10
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
65h 30m
KUL - JNB
Turkish Airlines
RM 8,920

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Flight FAQs

From Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg

Which airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Ethiopian Air, Qatar Airways, and Singapore Airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg to control the spread of COVID-19?

SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg for under RM 2,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg for under RM 2,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just RM 2,813, but on average you can expect to pay RM 4,257.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg return?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Johannesburg, with prices starting at RM 2,813. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and Ethiopian Air, with the lowest prices starting at RM 3,039 and RM 3,294, respectively. You may be able to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg for 10% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

RM 1,733 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Emirates. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Singapore Airlines and Turkish Airlines, with prices starting from RM 1,988 and RM 8,832, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg are Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Ethiopian Air. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for RM 1,896. While the most popular route (Kuala Lumpur Intl - Johannesburg OR Tambo) can be booked for RM 2,821 on average our data indicates RM 5,192 when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Johannesburg, South Africa

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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 Johannesburg?

Returning to Kuala Lumpur from Johannesburg

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Kuala Lumpur.

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Alternative routes for Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg

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Destination information for Johannesburg

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg.
Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = R 3.54
Average temperature for September in Johannesburg
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Johannesburg
20.0 mm

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Top 8 airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Johannesburg 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
Etihad Airways
RM 2,435 RM 2,730 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
RM 2,501 RM 3,430 No cancel fee 68%
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Air Mauritius
RM 2,589 RM 2,885 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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Ethiopian Air
RM 2,592 RM 2,800 No cancel fee 72%
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SAUDIA
RM 2,647 RM 3,197 No cancel fee 86%
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Singapore Airlines
RM 3,157 RM 4,140 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
RM 3,338 RM 3,719 No cancel fee 75%
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Cathay Pacific
RM 3,779 RM 4,025 No cancel fee 72%
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