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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

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

AirAsia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 MYR215
Malaysia Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 MYR272
Malindo Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 23, 2016 Mar 29, 2016 MYR252

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 MYR256.

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 MYR264 MYR1,904
7-14 days MYR264 MYR2,139
14-21 days MYR264 MYR2,094
21-30 days MYR264 MYR717
30-60 days MYR215 MYR388
60-90 days MYR264 MYR717
90+ days MYR256 MYR717

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
MYR264 MYR264 MYR215 MYR256 MYR264 MYR264 MYR264

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
February Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 2/17/16 2/24/16 0 MYR264
March Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu AirAsia 3/23/16 3/29/16 0 MYR215
April Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 4/6/16 4/9/16 0 MYR260
May Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 5/3/16 5/7/16 0 MYR264
June Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 6/7/16 6/11/16 0 MYR264
July Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 7/16/16 7/23/16 0 MYR256
August Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 8/11/16 8/16/16 0 MYR264
September Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 9/3/16 9/10/16 0 MYR264

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
MYR264
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
MYR264 MYR264
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
MYR264 MYR264
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
MYR264 MYR314
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
MYR314 MYR264
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
MYR264

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 MYR639.

The average price for non-stop flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is MYR268.

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 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 06:45 19:20
Malaysia 11 12 11 11 12 11 11 07:30 22:10
Malindo 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 07:00 16:25

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 MYR132.

The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is MYR268.

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 181 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 46% 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 MYY 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 MYR252
Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR1,636
Kuala Lumpur to Tawau AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR338

Cheap International Flights from Kuala Lumpur - KUL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Kuala Lumpur to Bandar Seri Begawan AirAsia, Royal Brunei, Malaysia, Malindo MYR359
Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot MYR165
Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok AirAsia, Nok Air, Ethiopian, Thai AirAsia, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Egyptair, Malindo, Bangkok, Royal Jordanian, Thai Lion, Thai MYR235
Kuala Lumpur to Manila Cebu Pacific, AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo, Philippine, AirAsia Zest MYR511
Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong AirAsia, Cathay, AirAsia X, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Malaysia, Malindo, Hong Kong Express MYR388
Kuala Lumpur to Jakarta AirAsia, Garuda, KLM, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Malindo, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, SkyStar MYR268

Cheap Domestic Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Penang to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR359
Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR1,970
Kuantan to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia MYR952
Kuala Terengganu to Kota Kinabalu AirAsia, Malaysia, Malindo MYR2,011

Cheap International Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Singapore to Kota Kinabalu Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot MYR293
Singapore to Bangkok Jetstar Asia, Cathay, Ethiopian, Thai AirAsia, SilkAir, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Thai Lion, Singapore, Thai, Tigerair, Scoot MYR285
Singapore to Tokyo Jetstar Asia, Jetstar Japan, JAL, Vanilla, SilkAir, Peach, All Nippon, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, United MYR1,208
Singapore to London Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, SilkAir, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Aigle Azur MYR3,169
Singapore to Jakarta Jetstar Asia, Air France, Garuda, Batik Air, Lion Air, SilkAir, Citilink, AirAsia Indonesia, Sriwijaya, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, SkyStar MYR256
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Firefly, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot MYR136
Singapore to Shanghai Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen MYR1,084
Singapore to Labuan Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Singapore MYR1,583
Singapore to Bandar Seri Begawan Jetstar Asia, Royal Brunei, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot MYR1,220
Singapore to Manila Jetstar Asia, Cebu Pacific, SilkAir, Philippine, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, AirAsia Zest MYR553
Singapore to Seoul Jetstar Asia, Korean, SilkAir, Asiana, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Eastar Jet MYR1,101
Singapore to Hong Kong Jetstar Asia, Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, United, Hong Kong Express MYR503
Singapore to Sandakan Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Singapore MYR1,583
Singapore to Miri Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Singapore MYR536
Singapore to Beijing Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen MYR1,117
Singapore to Tawau Jetstar Asia, AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Malindo, Singapore MYR1,583
Singapore to Guangzhou Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Xinhua, Shenzhen MYR503
Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu, MY, Malaysia, from MYR52 Round trip from KUL to BKI