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Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, MY, Malaysia - KUL to BKI

Popular flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

AirAsia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 28, 2016 May 31, 2016 MYR259
Malaysia Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 2, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 MYR556
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 MYR556
Jul 26, 2016 Jul 29, 2016 MYR556
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 1, 2016 MYR556
Malindo Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 14, 2016 MYR220
May 11, 2016 May 21, 2016 MYR220
May 16, 2016 May 23, 2016 MYR220
May 16, 2016 May 17, 2016 MYR220
May 16, 2016 May 19, 2016 MYR220

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu (KUL to BKI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be MYR239.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu (KUL to BKI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days MYR302 MYR2,063
7-14 days MYR220 MYR0
14-21 days MYR220 MYR2,172
21-30 days MYR259 MYR740
30-60 days MYR220 MYR662
60-90 days MYR220 MYR662
90+ days MYR220 MYR662

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
MYR220 MYR220 MYR220 MYR220 MYR282 MYR220 MYR302

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 5/11/16 5/14/16 0 MYR220
June Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 6/14/16 6/18/16 0 MYR220
July Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 7/12/16 7/14/16 0 MYR220
August Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 8/1/16 8/4/16 0 MYR220
September Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 9/19/16 9/22/16 0 MYR220
October Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 10/31/16 11/3/16 0 MYR220
November Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 11/1/16 11/3/16 0 MYR220
December Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 12/1/16 12/2/16 0 MYR521

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
MYR302
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
MYR302 MYR302
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
MYR302 MYR220
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
MYR220 MYR259
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
MYR259 MYR306
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
MYR306

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu (KUL to BKI)

Your Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is MYR662.

The average price for non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is MYR345.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
AirAsia 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 06:30 19:45
Malaysia 10 9 10 8 11 10 10 08:25 22:20
Malindo 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 07:00 19:25

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu (KUL to BKI)

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 Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu. 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 Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is MYR408.

The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is MYR345.

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: The average Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu flight time is 2 hours and 35 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: The distance from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is 1628 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: There are 173 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: AirAsia provides 40% of the non-stop flights between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: Bintulu, MY

Airlines Flying from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu (KUL to BKI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu.

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Malaysia - X X X X X X X
Malaysia SBW X X X X X X X
Malindo - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Kuala Lumpur - KUL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kuala Lumpur to Labuan AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR1,679
Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR1,930
Kuala Lumpur to Tawau AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR1,578

Cheap International Flights from Kuala Lumpur - KUL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kuala Lumpur to Bandar Seri Begawan AirAsia, Royal Brunei, Malaysia, Malindo MYR235
Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot MYR169
Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok AirAsia, Nok Air, Ethiopian, Thai AirAsia, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Egyptair, Malindo, Bangkok, Royal Jordanian, Thai Lion, Thai MYR314
Kuala Lumpur to Manila Cebu Pacific, AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo, Philippine, AirAsia Zest MYR513
Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong AirAsia, Cathay, AirAsia X, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Malaysia, Malindo, Hong Kong Express MYR321
Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta AirAsia, Garuda, Batik Air, Lion Air, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Malindo, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, SkyStar MYR294

Cheap Domestic Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Penang to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR286
Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR317
Kuantan to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia MYR2,180
Kuala Terengganu to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR2,333

Cheap International Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Singapore to Kota Kinabalu Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot MYR435
Singapore to Bangkok Jetstar Asia, Cathay, Ethiopian, Thai AirAsia, SilkAir, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Thai Lion, Singapore, Thai, Tigerair, Scoot MYR306
Singapore to Tokyo Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan, JAL, Vanilla, SilkAir, All Nippon, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, United MYR1,546
Singapore to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, SilkAir, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Tap Portugal, Scoot, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic MYR2,963
Singapore to Jakarta Jetstar Asia, Air France, Garuda, Batik Air, Lion Air, SilkAir, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, SkyStar MYR239
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot MYR169
Singapore to Shanghai Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen MYR1,222
Singapore to Labuan AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore MYR1,597
Singapore to Bandar Seri Begawan Jetstar Asia, Royal Brunei, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot MYR1,405
Singapore to Manila Jetstar Asia, Cebu Pacific, SilkAir, Philippine, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, AirAsia Zest MYR584
Singapore to Seoul Jetstar Asia, Korean, SilkAir, Asiana, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Eastar Jet MYR1,519
Singapore to Hong Kong Jetstar Asia, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, United, Hong Kong Express MYR564
Singapore to Sandakan Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Singapore MYR1,601
Singapore to Miri Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Scoot MYR1,006
Singapore to Beijing Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen MYR1,222
Singapore to Tawau AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Singapore MYR1,335
Singapore to Guangzhou Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen MYR771
Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, MY, Malaysia, from MYR56 Round trip from KUL to BKI