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Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from RM 2,751

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 3/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
DFW — BKI
9 Mar — 16 Mar1
1 adult
Sat 9/3
Sat 16/3

Flights to Kota Kinabalu in 2024

Find the latest flights to Kota Kinabalu in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 358,565 searches and data was last updated on 4 March 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Average price

RM 436

Return from

RM 332

One-way from

RM 176
High demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average for return flights in March 2024
From Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu in March & April 2024

Discover affordable flights and deals to Kota Kinabalu in March and April 2024. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 358,565 searches and data was last updated on 4 March 2024.
The below flights offer some of the lowest fares to Kota Kinabalu in March and April 2024. If these prices don't match your budget, be sure to check back soon for more deals.
Tue 9/401:20JFK - BKI
2 stops29h 00mMalaysia Airlines
Wed 17/416:20BKI - JFK
2 stops28h 40mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 2/3RM 5,606
Wed 10/411:05JFK - BKI
2 stops35h 40mMalaysia Airlines
Wed 17/416:20BKI - JFK
2 stops28h 40mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 2/3RM 5,611
Tue 9/401:20JFK - BKI
2 stops31h 40mMalaysia Airlines
Wed 17/415:00BKI - JFK
2 stops30h 00mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 4/3RM 5,635
Sun 24/311:35IAD - BKI
2 stops36h 40mQatar Airways
Tue 2/416:20BKI - IAD
2 stops28h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 3/3RM 5,891
Mon 8/400:05EWR - BKI
2 stops34h 35mTurkish Airlines
Tue 16/419:05BKI - EWR
2 stops39h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/3RM 6,152
Tue 9/421:30JFK - BKI
2 stops28h 45mQatar Airways
Thu 18/416:20BKI - JFK
2 stops28h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 2/3RM 6,251
Tue 9/400:05EWR - BKI
2 stops34h 35mTurkish Airlines
Wed 17/419:05BKI - EWR
2 stops39h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/3RM 6,574
Mon 8/400:05EWR - BKI
2 stops34h 35mTurkish Airlines
Thu 18/419:05BKI - EWR
2 stops39h 15mTurkish Airlines
Deal found 2/3RM 6,607
Wed 10/419:30JFK - BKI
2 stops28h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Tue 16/416:35BKI - JFK
2 stops28h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 2/3RM 6,645

Kota Kinabalu 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for Kota Kinabalu in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 358,565 searches and data were last updated on 4 March 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights to Kota Kinabalu in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Mon 28/1022:30LAX - BKI
2 stops25h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/1111:55BKI - LAX
2 stops23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3RM 4,956
Fri 25/1023:40LAX - BKI
2 stops24h 40mMultiple Airlines
Thu 14/1111:55BKI - LAX
2 stops23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 3/3RM 5,023
Thu 17/1013:30SFO - BKI
2 stops42h 10mJAL
Mon 21/1019:05BKI - SFO
2 stops31h 20mJAL
Deal found 3/3RM 5,075
Mon 28/1023:25LAX - BKI
1 stop28h 40mSingapore Airlines
Thu 14/1113:45BKI - LAX
1 stop22h 10mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 3/3RM 5,398
Mon 28/1013:45LAX - BKI
2 stops38h 20mSingapore Airlines
Thu 14/1113:45BKI - LAX
1 stop22h 10mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 3/3RM 5,454
Tue 9/401:20JFK - BKI
2 stops29h 00mMalaysia Airlines
Wed 17/416:20BKI - JFK
2 stops28h 40mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 2/3RM 5,606
Wed 10/411:05JFK - BKI
2 stops35h 40mMalaysia Airlines
Wed 17/416:20BKI - JFK
2 stops28h 40mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 2/3RM 5,611
Fri 25/1023:40LAX - BKI
1 stop28h 25mSingapore Airlines
Thu 14/1113:45BKI - LAX
1 stop22h 10mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 3/3RM 5,635
Wed 23/1023:40LAX - BKI
1 stop30h 10mSingapore Airlines
Thu 14/1113:45BKI - LAX
1 stop22h 10mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 3/3RM 5,654

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu

Explore one-way flight options to Kota Kinabalu for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 358,565 searches and data was last updated on 4 March 2024.
If you're looking for options on one-way flights to Kota Kinabalu, check out these fares. Those seeking round-trip flights to Kota Kinabalu should utilize the search form at the top of the page.
Wed 3/413:20JFK - BKI
3 stops45h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 4/3RM 2,751
Wed 3/413:20JFK - BKI
2 stops37h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 4/3RM 2,922
Tue 2/401:20JFK - BKI
2 stops34h 20mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 4/3RM 3,002
Wed 3/414:55JFK - BKI
1 stop21h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 4/3RM 4,558
Tue 2/400:50JFK - BKI
1 stop32h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 4/3RM 4,847

Find flights to Kota Kinabalu within your budget

Locate flights to Kota Kinabalu that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 358,565 searches and data was last updated on 4 March 2024.

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Budget

RM 5,606 - RM 8,177

Route

Departure

Return

Price

New York John F Kennedy IntlKota Kinabalu

JFK - BKI

JFKBKI

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Tue 9/4

2 stops29h 00m

Kota Kinabalu

Wed 17/4

2 stops28h 40m

RM 5,606

New York John F Kennedy IntlKota Kinabalu

JFK - BKI

JFKBKI

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 10/4

2 stops35h 40m

Kota Kinabalu

Wed 17/4

2 stops28h 40m

RM 5,611

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlKota Kinabalu

IAD - BKI

IADBKI

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Sun 24/3

2 stops36h 40m

Kota Kinabalu

Tue 2/4

2 stops28h 25m

RM 5,891

Washington, D.C. Dulles IntlKota Kinabalu

IAD - BKI

IADBKI

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Tue 9/4

2 stops37h 35m

Kota Kinabalu

Thu 18/4

2 stops28h 25m

RM 5,900

NewarkKota Kinabalu

EWR - BKI

EWRBKI

Newark

Sun 4/8

2 stops51h 10m

Kota Kinabalu

Thu 21/11

2 stops41h 35m

RM 6,000

NewarkKota Kinabalu

EWR - BKI

EWRBKI

Newark

Mon 8/4

2 stops34h 35m

Kota Kinabalu

Tue 16/4

2 stops39h 15m

RM 6,152

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Wed 31/7

2 stops42h 40m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 23/8

2 stops37h 55m

RM 6,204

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 1/8

1 stop64h 25m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 23/8

1 stop27h 05m

RM 7,375

Chicago O'Hare IntlKota Kinabalu

ORD - BKI

ORDBKI

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 5/8

2 stops45h 15m

Kota Kinabalu

Wed 28/8

2 stops27h 15m

RM 8,177

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Deals found on 2/3

Average price of flights to Kota Kinabalu by month

Plan your trip to Kota Kinabalu by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to Kota Kinabalu is currently RM 3,616 while a return flight costs RM 6,324. Price data was last updated on 3 March 2024.

Currently, October is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Kota Kinabalu (average of RM 65). Flying to Kota Kinabalu in February will prove the most costly (average of RM 109). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

RM 365

February

RM 517

March

RM 360

April

RM 479

May

RM 323

June

RM 342

July

RM 356

August

RM 370

September

RM 337

October

RM 308

November

RM 313

December

RM 427

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

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Kota Kinabalu, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, April is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 27.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 26.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight 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 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 to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on 3 March 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
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Users looking for the lowest fares to Kota Kinabalu should consider flying on Monday at midday, when prices are typically cheapest. Budget-minded travellers will want to avoid Sunday afternoons, when prices are usually at their highest.
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Reviews of airlines servicing Kota Kinabalu

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Kota Kinabalu. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Reviews last updated 4 March 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Firefly, AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines to Kota Kinabalu by reading reviews from past customers. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very Good
423 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.4

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

8.0
Very Good
423 reviews
8.0
Very Good
423 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.4

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

7.5
Good
440 reviews
8.0
Very Good
423 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.4

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

6.9
Okay
297 reviews
8.0
Very Good
423 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.4

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

6.7
Okay
326 reviews
8.0
Very Good
423 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.4

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

6.6
Okay
59 reviews
8.0
Very Good
423 reviews

Crew

8.3

Food

7.3

Comfort

7.8

Overall

8.0

Entertainment

7.4

Boarding

8.0

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: It was a newer model of the plane that I flew out with and it showed. Excellent interior, food was better than the previous flight. Very comfortable and functional for each individual . Crew were fantastic in there dealings with the passengers Overall a very pleasant experienceCons: The inflight entertainment was not as good as I expected. To the extent there wasn’t anything that I wanted to watch as I’d seen the only 2 films that I wanted to watch in my previous long haul leg. TV series were severely lacking in choice as was the latest movies.

What does BKI mean?

BKI stands for Kota Kinabalu Airport. Codes like this one 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.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kota Kinabalu?

Most people fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI) if they book a flight to Kota Kinabalu. Kota Kinabalu is conveniently located just 5.8 km from Kota Kinabalu’s city centre. Kota Kinabalu is the only Kota Kinabalu airport and it handles 55 daily flights from Kuala Lumpur. 7 airlines have flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu on a regular basis.

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