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Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from $319

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a momondo user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Kota Kinabalu departing on 15/7. Fares may change, and may not be available for all flights or travel dates. Click the price to refresh the search for this deal.
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Kota Kinabalu flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares to Kota Kinabalu found recently by users on momondo
Multiple Airlines
13 July
PER20:40Perth
12h 05m
1 stop
BKI08:45Kota Kinabalu
23 July
BKI16:35Kota Kinabalu
15h 40m
1 stop
PER08:15Perth
AirAsia
20 July
PER20:40Perth
12h 05m
1 stop
BKI08:45Kota Kinabalu
24 July
BKI23:15Kota Kinabalu
20h 35m
1 stop
PER19:50Perth
Scoot
30 Aug
MEL12:45Melbourne
24h 20m
1 stop
BKI11:05Kota Kinabalu
7 Sept
BKI12:05Kota Kinabalu
30h 10m
1 stop
MEL20:15Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
19 July
PER01:20Perth
18h 20m
1 stop
BKI19:40Kota Kinabalu
24 July
BKI23:15Kota Kinabalu
20h 35m
1 stop
PER19:50Perth
Multiple Airlines
13 July
PER21:35Perth
28h 45m
2 stops
BKI02:20Kota Kinabalu
23 July
BKI22:00Kota Kinabalu
10h 15m
1 stop
PER08:15Perth
Multiple Airlines
13 July
PER21:35Perth
27h 00m
2 stops
BKI00:35Kota Kinabalu
23 July
BKI22:00Kota Kinabalu
10h 15m
1 stop
PER08:15Perth

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Kota Kinabalu

If you're looking for one-way flights from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu, view some of our deals below provided by Batik Air and Scoot
Multiple Airlines
15 July
SYD20:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
27h 10m
2 stops
BKI21:55Kota Kinabalu
Scoot
15 Sept
SYD12:35Sydney Kingsford Smith
34h 15m
1 stop
BKI20:50Kota Kinabalu
Batik Air
27 June
MEL05:45Melbourne
16h 55m
1 stop
BKI20:40Kota Kinabalu

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Multiple Airlines
22 June
SYD20:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 10m
1 stop
BKI18:55Kota Kinabalu
14 July
BKI23:10Kota Kinabalu
42h 50m
2 stops
SYD20:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
China Eastern
22 June
SYD11:20Sydney Kingsford Smith
63h 10m
2 stops
BKI00:30Kota Kinabalu
13 July
BKI01:30Kota Kinabalu
29h 30m
1 stop
SYD09:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
22 June
SYD10:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 30m
2 stops
BKI08:45Kota Kinabalu
14 July
BKI23:10Kota Kinabalu
42h 50m
3 stops
SYD20:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
22 June
SYD10:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
25h 40m
2 stops
BKI09:55Kota Kinabalu
14 July
BKI06:00Kota Kinabalu
23h 20m
2 stops
SYD07:20Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
22 June
SYD20:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 10m
1 stop
BKI18:55Kota Kinabalu
14 July
BKI13:05Kota Kinabalu
16h 50m
1 stop
SYD07:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
22 June
SYD22:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
14h 35m
1 stop
BKI10:45Kota Kinabalu
13 July
BKI01:30Kota Kinabalu
29h 30m
1 stop
SYD09:00Sydney Kingsford Smith

Kota Kinabalu flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Kota Kinabalu?

If you are unable to visit Kota Kinabalu during the month of February, then departing from Australia during the month March is also very affordable. Most momondo users find prices during this month for around $759.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Kota Kinabalu?

The cheapest day to depart from Australia to Kota Kinabalu is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $883. The most expensive day to fly to Kota Kinabalu is Thursday, with ticket prices averaging around $1,183.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Kota Kinabalu?

The cheapest time of day to fly to Kota Kinabalu is in the evening when flights can be purchased for as low as $889. Try not to purchase tickets in the afternoon because they tend to be around $1,296. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to Kota Kinabalu?

Flight times vary depending on what airport in Australia you fly out of and what airport in Kota Kinabalu you fly into. For example, flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kota Kinabalu takes 17h 50m on average. On the other hand, flying from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu takes 10h on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo to see if there are any available for your route.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Kota Kinabalu?

The ideal time to book your flight to Kota Kinabalu is 15 days in advance, when prices tend to average $928. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu for $390.

Cheapest flights to Kota Kinabalu

Find the cheapest flights to Kota Kinabalu from your nearest city or airport
CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO KOTA KINABALU FROM SYDNEYFebruary38% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu costs on average just $576 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KOTA KINABALU FROM SYDNEYDecember59% more expensiveIt costs about $1,481 for flights to Kota Kinabalu from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KOTA KINABALU FROM SYDNEYDecember708% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Kota Kinabalu from Sydney in December than any other month

Cheap Kota Kinabalu flight deals and tips

Summary info about Kota Kinabalu flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$319

Best Round-Trip Price

$345

Fastest flight time

14h 20m

Operated By

7 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Kota Kinabalu from Australia in the last 72 hours is $319 (Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kota Kinabalu).
The best round-trip flight price to Kota Kinabalu from Australia in the last 72 hours is $345 (Perth to Kota Kinabalu).
The fastest flight to Kota Kinabalu from Australia takes 14h 20m (Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to Kota Kinabalu, including Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and China Eastern.

Frequently asked questions about flying to Kota Kinabalu

What is there to do in Kota Kinabalu when it’s raining?

If you are planning a flight to Kota Kinabalu and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of May, June, and July. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Kota Kinabalu, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Plaza Wawasan.

Is there an alternative airport near Kota Kinabalu?

Those flying to Kota Kinabalu could potentially find better pricing at Labuan Airport (118 km from Kota Kinabalu city centre) depending on the month and departure airport.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Kota Kinabalu Airport?

Prices for flights to Kota Kinabalu Airport are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Kota Kinabalu Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Kota Kinabalu Airport?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Kota Kinabalu Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Kota Kinabalu Airport?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to Kota Kinabalu Airport can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s licence, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Kota Kinabalu Airport. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Kota Kinabalu?

To find the flight that best suits your needs, momondo gathers a range of flights from a large pool of different airlines and agents; you can then use our insights and filters to find and book the right flight to Kota Kinabalu.

Can I find flights to Kota Kinabalu with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. momondo allows you to filter the results for flights to Kota Kinabalu to just show those with flexible booking policies.

How can momondo help me find flights to Kota Kinabalu?

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Cheapest flight routes to Kota Kinabalu

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DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
PerthKota Kinabalu12h 05m$357
SydneyKota Kinabalu17h 50m$579
MelbourneKota Kinabalu10h 00m$594
BrisbaneKota Kinabalu17h 35m$1,336
NewcastleKota Kinabalu20h 25m$1,552