Cheap flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

KCH — BKI
7 Feb — 14 Feb1
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The best prices from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in March or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from Kuching (KCH) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best KCH to BKI flight in 2023: compare Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.

KCH - BKI

Price

RM 41 - RM 84

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

BKI

Rainfall

60 - 351 mm

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 33% potential price drop
Round-trip fromRM 175From Kuching to Kota Kinabalu
One-way fromRM 81One-way flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

Friday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Kuching 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 Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 47% on flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at RM 281. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from RM 388.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

March can be a great time to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching with a flight ticket averaging about RM 260. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as RM 132. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of April.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu (KCH - BKI)?

When flying from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu in February, March 2023

The best prices found for KCH to BKI flights in February, March
30 Mar - 5 Apr
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 20m
RM 192

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/2

24 Feb - 9 Mar
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 213

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 31/1

28 Feb - 3 Mar
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 217

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 31/1

Kuching to Kota Kinabalu 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching found for this year
4 May - 9 May
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 136

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

6 May - 12 May
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 183

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 31/1

30 Mar - 5 Apr
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 20m
RM 192

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/2

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

26 Mar - 30 Mar
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 20m
RM 188

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

30 Mar - 5 Apr
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 20m
RM 192

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/2

9 Feb - 12 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

7h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

1 stop

7h 25m
RM 1,134

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

Cheap AirAsia flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

10 Jul - 13 Jul
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 145

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

13 Jul - 16 Jul
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 205

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 31/1

15 Apr - 17 Apr
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 209

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 31/1

Direct flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching

Save time with Kuching to Kota Kinabalu direct flight deals
4 May - 9 May
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 136

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

6 May - 12 May
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 183

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 31/1

30 Mar - 5 Apr
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 20m
RM 192

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/2

Last-minute flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching, departing today and this week
11 Feb - 26 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 320

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 31/1

8 Feb - 15 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

11h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 341

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/2

11 Feb - 12 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

1 stop

26h 10m
RM 362

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu
9 Mar
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 81

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

15 May
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

21h 15m
RM 85

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

28 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 90

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 31/1

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flights.

What airports do I use to fly from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

If you book a flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu, you will be flying from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu. Flights to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) from Kuching (KCH) take 1h 25m for a nonstop flight. There are 3 flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu per day from 3 airlines.

Which airlines flying from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and Thai Lion Air flying from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just RM 136, but on average you can expect to pay RM 222.

Are there direct flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu under RM 200. A good price for a direct flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu is less than RM 264.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 400?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than RM 400.

What days are direct flights available from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Thursday, Saturday.

How popular is this Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

The Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flight path was viewed by 3,620 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 Kuching to Kota Kinabalu on average per day?

On average 4 flights depart from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu per day.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines can get you from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu in just under 1h 30m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. Airlines will cover a distance of 808 km. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

AirAsia, at RM 145, was found to be the cheapest airline from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Malaysia Airlines. AirAsia is currently priced 44% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

When booking a flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu, you may want to consider flying on AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines or Thai Lion Air as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for RM 74. While the most popular route (Kuching - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for RM 132 on average our data indicates RM 700 when flying from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu.

Alternative routes for Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Miri to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 135 pp
Senai to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 266 pp
Ipoh to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 618 pp

Top 3 airlines flying from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Thai Lion AirCheapestRM 83AverageRM 141FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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AirAsiaCheapestRM 128AverageRM 264FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapestRM 146AverageRM 241FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
59%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
22%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
18%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu
Sunday2daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday2daily flights
Saturday4daily flights
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