Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu

KUL — BKI
2 Mar — 9 Mar1
1 adult
Sat 2-3
Sat 9-3

The best prices from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in October or November, booked 75 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 27 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Average price

S$ 130

Round-trip from

S$ 155
High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Wednesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 56%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 24% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as S$ 120, or S$ 156 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Kota Kinabalu. Flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport in October are about S$ 117 on average during October, but can be found for as low as S$ 56.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu (KUL - BKI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 30% on airfare.

When is the best time to book a flight from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 75 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Kota Kinabalu by month

Plan your trip from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu is currently S$ 0 while a return flight costs S$ 0. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu (average of S$ 86). Flying from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu in December is currently the most expensive (average of S$ 187). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

S$ 116

February

S$ 180

March

S$ 144

April

S$ 126

May

S$ 118

June

S$ 147

July

S$ 136

August

S$ 124

September

S$ 122

October

S$ 116

November

S$ 126

December

S$ 251

Temperature and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu by month

Plan your trip to Kota Kinabalu by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

Related info for your journey

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuala Lumpur Intl?

Kota Kinabalu (BKI) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuala Lumpur Intl; the airport handles an average of 55 inbound flights from Kuala Lumpur Intl per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Kota Kinabalu airport from Kuala Lumpur Intl. It is only a 5.8 km journey from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Kota Kinabalu’s city centre.

What days are direct flights available from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu on average per day?

17 flight departures from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 6% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 24% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 47% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 24% of flight departures

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

What are the most reliable airlines from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport to Kota Kinabalu on time: Firefly (84%), Singapore Airlines (81%), Philippine Airlines (79%).

What does KUL to BKI mean?

KUL stands for Kuala Lumpur Intl Airport, while BKI stands for Kota Kinabalu Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu

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Hourly flight availability from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu

Find hourly flight availability from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
2%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
35%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
29%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
34%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu

Explore weekly flight availability from Kuala Lumpur Intl to Kota Kinabalu. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 27 February 2024.
Monday55daily flights
Tuesday50daily flights
Wednesday54daily flights
Thursday54daily flights
Friday62daily flights
Saturday58daily flights
Sunday55daily flights

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