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Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu Last modified: Jul 23, 2019 3:00 -04:00

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Kota Kinabalu. Malindo & Malaysia frequently offer the best deals to Kota Kinabalu flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Malindo
KULBKI
Mon 9/30
1 stop
BKIKUL
Mon 9/30
1 stop
MYR66
Malaysia
KULBKI
Fri 11/1
nonstop
BKIKUL
Tue 11/5
nonstop
MYR264
AirAsia
KULBKI
Thu 10/31
nonstop
BKIKUL
Sun 11/3
nonstop
MYR272

How Much is a Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?

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 MYR75.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days MYR108 MYR108
7-14 days MYR91 MYR87
14-21 days MYR165 MYR178
21-30 days MYR83 MYR79
30-60 days MYR71 MYR71
60-90 days MYR71 MYR66
90+ days MYR71 MYR66

Cheapest Day To Fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
MYR66MYR71MYR66MYR75MYR79MYR71MYR71

Compare Flight Prices from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 7/29/19 7/29/19 1 MYR87
August Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 8/21/19 8/21/19 1 MYR79
September Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 9/30/19 9/30/19 1 MYR66
October Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 10/7/19 10/7/19 1 MYR66
November Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 11/5/19 11/5/19 1 MYR66
December Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 12/29/19 1/3/20 0 MYR132
January Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 1/6/20 1/6/20 0 MYR71
February Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu Malindo 2/12/20 2/14/20 0 MYR71

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
MYR120
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
MYR120 MYR99
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
MYR99 MYR141
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
MYR141 MYR429
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
MYR429 MYR322
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
MYR322

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 MYR211.

The average price for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is MYR132.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
AirAsia 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 00:45 15:45
Malaysia 10 9 10 11 10 9 10 03:15 17:00
Malindo 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 02:15 13:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

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 MYR268.

The average price for round trip flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is MYR206.

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: The average Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu flight time is 2 hours and 39 minutes.
Question: How far is Kota Kinabalu from Kuala Lumpur?
Answer: The distance from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is 1,627 kilometers (1,011 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: There are 201 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu.
Question: What are the most popular Kuala Lumpur airlines for direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
Answer: AirAsia provides 52% 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: Shanghai, CN

Airlines in Kuala Lumpur flying to Kota Kinabalu Last modified: Jul 23, 2019 3:00 -04:00Number of routes searched: 43Number of itineraries searched: 2,718,694

Wondering which airlines fly out of Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu? We've gathered the average price of Kuala Lumpur airlines with flights to Kota Kinabalu. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Malaysia -
Malindo -
Royal Brunei BWN
China Airlines TPE
China Southern CAN
Shanghai PVG
Xiamen CAN
Xiamen FOC
Xiamen XMN
Malaysia BWN
Malaysia KCH
Malaysia LBU
Malaysia PVG
SilkAir SIN
China Eastern PVG
Malindo KCH
Singapore SIN
Scoot SIN

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu