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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu, MY, Malaysia - SHA to BKI Last modified: 2016-5-25 下午1:42

Popular flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu Last modified: 2016-5-25 下午1:42

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.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-23 2016-6-27 ¥4,705
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-26 2016-9-1 ¥2,752
2016-8-29 2016-9-3 ¥2,752
2016-8-29 2016-9-6 ¥2,752
2016-9-5 2016-9-15 ¥2,752
2016-9-7 2016-9-13 ¥2,752
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-29 2016-9-3 ¥2,150
2016-8-29 2016-9-6 ¥2,150
2016-8-30 2016-9-8 ¥2,150
2016-8-30 2016-9-3 ¥2,150
Malaysia Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-6-15 2016-6-24 ¥2,215
2016-6-22 2016-7-1 ¥2,215
2016-8-3 2016-8-12 ¥2,215
2016-8-24 2016-9-2 ¥2,215
2016-8-24 2016-8-30 ¥2,215
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-8-26 2016-9-1 ¥2,752
2016-8-29 2016-9-6 ¥2,752
2016-8-29 2016-9-3 ¥2,752
2016-8-31 2016-9-3 ¥2,752
2016-8-31 2016-9-6 ¥2,752
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
2016-7-2 2016-7-9 ¥6,874

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu (SHA to BKI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be ¥2,379.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu (SHA to BKI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days ¥2,969 ¥3,565
7-14 days ¥2,943 ¥2,988
14-21 days ¥2,215 ¥2,864
21-30 days ¥2,215 ¥2,576
30-60 days ¥2,943 ¥2,366
60-90 days ¥2,215 ¥2,372
90+ days ¥2,215 ¥2,150

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
¥2,576 ¥2,372 ¥2,215 ¥2,366 ¥2,379 ¥2,366 ¥2,379

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Shanghai Kota Kinabalu Shanghai 16-5-30 16-6-4 0 ¥2,969
June Shanghai Kota Kinabalu Malaysia 16-6-15 16-6-24 0 ¥2,215
July Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 16-7-2 16-7-6 1 ¥2,366
August Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 16-8-29 16-9-3 1 ¥2,150
September Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 16-9-1 16-9-7 1 ¥2,163
October Shanghai Kota Kinabalu China Southern 16-10-5 16-10-11 1 ¥2,346
November Shanghai Kota Kinabalu Malaysia 16-11-2 16-11-8 0 ¥2,215
December Shanghai Kota Kinabalu Malaysia 16-12-31 17-1-3 0 ¥2,490

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu (SHA to BKI)

Your Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is ¥5,151.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is ¥3,650.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Spring 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 18:20 18:20
Shanghai 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 19:50 19:50
Malaysia 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 01:45 01:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu (SHA 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 Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is ¥4,128.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is ¥5,118.

Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu flight time is 4 hours and 36 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu is 2863 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: There are 9 direct flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: Spring Airlines provides 44% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Kota Kinabalu.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: Hong Kong, HK

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu (SHA to BKI) Number of flights searched: 67Last modified: 2016-5-25 下午1:42

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu.

Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Royal Brunei BWN X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X
Dragonair HKG X X X X X
Malaysia - X X
Malaysia KUL X X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai 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 Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,580

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen ¥1,711
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,508
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,422
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen ¥1,678
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,757
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,792
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen ¥2,189
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,304
Shanghai to Bandar Seri Begawan Royal Brunei, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, China Eastern, Shenzhen ¥3,336
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,809
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Spring, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen ¥1,062
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen ¥1,973
Shanghai to Jakarta Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,628
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Spring, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,193
Shanghai to Phnom Penh Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,150
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,202
Shanghai to Labuan Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern ¥6,330
Shanghai to Kalibo Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine ¥2,844
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Xinhua, Shenzhen ¥1,914
Shanghai to Puerto Princesa Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine ¥2,877
Shanghai to Cebu Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen ¥2,235
Shanghai to Koh Samui Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen ¥3,408
Shanghai to Tawau Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern ¥3,211
Shanghai to Osaka Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,514
Shanghai to Sydney Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar, Xiamen, China Eastern, Qantas, Shandong, Virgin Australia, Shenzhen ¥3,172

Cheap International Flights to Kota Kinabalu - BKI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Kota Kinabalu Sichuan, AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥2,379
Nanjing to Kota Kinabalu Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Shenzhen ¥2,641
Ningbo to Kota Kinabalu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern ¥2,661
Hangzhou to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen ¥1,101
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu, MY, Malaysia, from ¥328 Round trip from SHA to BKI