Cheap flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

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The best prices from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in April or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Johor Bahru (JHB) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

JHB - BKI
Price
RM 351 - RM 591
BKI
Temperature
31 - 33 °C
BKI
Rainfall
79 - 411 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

RM 351

From Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

One-way from

RM 252

One-way flight from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu?

Saturday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Kota Kinabalu.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 57 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu from RM 422 1-2 weeks out and tickets from RM 467 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu?

April can be a great time to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Johor Bahru with a flight ticket averaging about RM 400. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as RM 269. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu (JHB - BKI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 38% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu in April, May 2021

24 Apr - 13 May
RM 339pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
29 Apr - 30 Apr
RM 351pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
24 Apr - 12 May
RM 355pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl

Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu 2021 flight deals

24 Apr - 13 May
RM 339pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
29 Apr - 30 Apr
RM 351pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
24 Apr - 12 May
RM 355pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl

Direct flights to Kota Kinabalu from Johor Bahru

24 Apr - 13 May
RM 339pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
29 Apr - 30 Apr
RM 351pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
24 Apr - 12 May
RM 355pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl

Last-minute flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

20 Apr - 27 Apr
RM 360pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
20 Apr - 27 Apr
RM 409pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
20 Apr - 27 Apr
RM 938pp
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JHB
Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Johor Bahru

14:10 - 05:55
Firefly
2 stops
15h 45m
JHB - BKI
Firefly
RM 253
Kiwi.com
05:20 - 14:10
Malindo Air
1 stop
8h 50m
JHB - BKI
Malindo Air
RM 310
mytrip.com
03:10 - 12:00
AirAsia
1 stop
8h 50m
JHB - BKI
AirAsia
RM 372
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

Can I find flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 413 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 413. The cheapest flight booked recently is on AirAsia for just RM 339, but on average you can expect to pay RM 529.

Which airlines flying from Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl to Kota Kinabalu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and Malindo Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 413 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 6 direct flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu under RM 413. A good price for a direct flight from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu is less than RM 455.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 413?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than RM 413.

What days are direct flights available from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Friday.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl to Kota Kinabalu was viewed by 2,745 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu on average per day?

2 flight departures from Johor Bahru Sultan Ismail Intl to Kota Kinabalu per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Johor Bahru or Kota Kinabalu?

Johor Bahru will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Kota Kinabalu over the next 0 days.

Is Johor Bahru weather warmer or cooler than Kota Kinabalu?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 33 °C on average in the month of April. The temperature in Kota Kinabalu is typically the same as in Johor Bahru. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu?

A quick flight from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu can take about 2h 20m. AirAsia provides one of the quickest options available for as low as RM 339. Airlines will cover a distance of 1461 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu from RM 339 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Malaysia Airlines. AirAsia is priced at 24% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu one-way?

RM 195 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from AirAsia. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Firefly and Malindo Air, with prices starting from RM 253 and RM 310, respectively.

Alternative routes for Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Flight duration
2h 17m
Average temperature for April in Kota Kinabalu
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Kota Kinabalu
132.0 mm

Airports servicing Johor Bahru

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 3 airlines flying from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
AirAsia
RM 62 RM 106 No cancel fee 66%
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Malindo Air
RM 92 RM 141 No cancel fee N/A
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Malaysia Airlines
RM 69 RM 151 No cancel fee 67%
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Hourly flight availability from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

Morning 6 AM to midday 100% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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