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Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, MY, Malaysia - KUL to BKI Last modified: 25 Mei 2016 7:15

Popular flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu Last modified: 25 Mei 2016 7:15

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
13 Jun 2016 20 Jun 2016 RM165
18 Jun 2016 21 Jun 2016 RM165
Malaysia Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
13 Jun 2016 20 Jun 2016 RM309
18 Jun 2016 21 Jun 2016 RM309
18 Julai 2016 21 Julai 2016 RM309
29 Julai 2016 31 Julai 2016 RM309
04 Ogos 2016 08 Ogos 2016 RM309
Malindo Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
15 Ogos 2016 16 Ogos 2016 RM178
30 Ogos 2016 03 September 2016 RM178

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 RM182.

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 RM396 RM1,859
7-14 days RM239 RM520
14-21 days RM165 RM338
21-30 days RM165 RM338
30-60 days RM186 RM338
60-90 days RM178 RM338
90+ days RM178 RM338

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
RM165 RM186 RM186 RM186 RM190 RM165 RM190

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 31/05/2016 14/06/2016 0 RM396
June Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu AirAsia 13/06/2016 20/06/2016 0 RM165
July Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 19/07/2016 21/07/2016 0 RM186
August Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 15/08/2016 16/08/2016 0 RM178
September Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 29/09/2016 04/10/2016 0 RM186
October Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 03/10/2016 06/10/2016 0 RM186
November Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 07/11/2016 12/11/2016 0 RM178
December Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 24/12/2016 09/01/2017 0 RM285

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
RM689
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
RM689 RM342
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
RM342 RM244
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
RM244 RM165
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
RM165 RM244
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
RM244

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 RM338.

The average price for non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is RM219.

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 8 8 8 7 9 8 8 08:25 22:20
Malindo 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:00 17:55

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 RM116.

The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is RM219.

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 36 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 140 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 50% 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) Number of flights searched: 38Last modified: 25 Mei 2016 7:15

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 RM235
Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo RM1,599
Kuala Lumpur to Tawau AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo RM882

Cheap International Flights from Kuala Lumpur - KUL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kuala Lumpur to Bandar Seri Begawan AirAsia, Royal Brunei, Malaysia, Malindo RM515
Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair RM174
Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok AirAsia, Nok Air, Ethiopian, Thai AirAsia, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Egyptair, Malindo, Bangkok, Royal Jordanian, Thai Lion, Thai RM281
Kuala Lumpur to Manila Cebu Pacific, AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo, Philippine, AirAsia Zest RM598
Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong AirAsia, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Malaysia, Malindo, Hong Kong Express RM404
Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta AirAsia, Garuda, Batik Air, Lion Air, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Malindo, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, SkyStar RM334

Cheap Domestic Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Penang to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo RM289
Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo RM289
Kuantan to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo RM1,764
Kuala Terengganu to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia RM2,275

Cheap International Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Singapore to Kota Kinabalu Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot RM404
Singapore to Bangkok Jetstar Asia, Cathay, Ethiopian, Thai AirAsia, SilkAir, Bangkok, Thai Lion, Singapore, Thai, Tigerair, Scoot RM268
Singapore to Tokyo Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan, JAL, Vanilla, SilkAir, All Nippon, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, United RM1,397
Singapore to London Aegean, 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 RM3,062
Singapore to Jakarta Jetstar Asia, Air France, Garuda, Batik Air, Lion Air, SilkAir, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, SkyStar RM248
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot RM157
Singapore to Shanghai Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen RM1,294
Singapore to Labuan Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Scoot RM1,648
Singapore to Bandar Seri Begawan Jetstar Asia, Royal Brunei, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot RM1,232
Singapore to Manila Jetstar Asia, Cebu Pacific, SilkAir, Philippine, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, AirAsia Zest RM495
Singapore to Seoul Jetstar Asia, Air Busan, Korean, SilkAir, Asiana, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Eastar Jet RM1,438
Singapore to Hong Kong Jetstar Asia, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, United, Hong Kong Express RM631
Singapore to Sandakan AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Singapore RM895
Singapore to Miri Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore RM404
Singapore to Beijing Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen RM1,183
Singapore to Tawau Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Scoot RM660
Singapore to Guangzhou Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen RM771
Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, MY, Malaysia, from RM40 Round trip from KUL to BKI