Cheap flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

KCH — BKI
27 Sep — 4 Oct1
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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 Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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 2022: compare Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.

KCH - BKI

Price

RM 41 - RM 405

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

BKI

Rainfall

60 - 351 mm

Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 76% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 57% potential price drop
Round-trip fromRM 186From Kuching to Kota Kinabalu
One-way fromRM 104One-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 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 54% on flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 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 290. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from RM 362.

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 435. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as RM 140. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September.

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 morning, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu in September, October 2022

The best prices found for KCH to BKI flights in September, October
19 Oct - 26 Oct
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 181

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

26 Sep - 28 Sep
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 204

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

18 Oct - 25 Oct
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 208

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Kuching to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching found for this year
5 Nov - 8 Nov
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 167

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

21 Nov - 27 Nov
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 181

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

1 Dec - 3 Dec
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 199

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Cheap AirAsia flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

9 Feb - 12 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 91

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

2 Feb - 6 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 100

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

2 Feb - 6 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 122

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

1 Oct - 4 Oct
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

16h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

1 stop

15h 55m
RM 701

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

27 Sep - 1 Oct
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

14h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

1 stop

4h 15m
RM 1,326

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

1 Oct - 4 Oct
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

7h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

2 stops

12h 25m
RM 1,869

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

Direct flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching

Save time with Kuching to Kota Kinabalu direct flight deals
9 Feb - 12 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 91

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

2 Feb - 6 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 100

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

2 Feb - 6 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 122

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

Last-minute flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 4 Oct
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 294

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

1 Oct - 2 Oct
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 389

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 20/9/22

1 Oct - 4 Oct
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

3h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 425

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 19/9/22

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu
12 Jan
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 27

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

10 Feb
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 63

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 22/9/22

8 Nov
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 86

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 21/9/22

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 4 flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu per day from 4 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 Firefly flying from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on AirAsia for just RM 91, but on average you can expect to pay RM 186.

Are there direct flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu under RM 100. A good price for a direct flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu is less than RM 186.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 300?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than RM 300.

How popular is this Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

The Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flight path was viewed by 2,658 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

AirAsia, at RM 91, was found to be the cheapest airline from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu.. AirAsia is currently priced 79% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as RM 27 on AirAsia. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Malaysia Airlines from RM 95 and Scoot from RM 213 one-way.

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, Firefly or Malaysia Airlines 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 45. While the most popular route (Kuching - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for RM 131 on average our data indicates RM 1,225 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 99 pp
Senai to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 432 pp
Ipoh to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 769 pp

Top 4 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 88AverageRM 150FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
Search Thai Lion Air flights
AirAsiaCheapestRM 134AverageRM 260FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapestRM 139AverageRM 228FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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FireflyCheapestRM 242AverageRM 287FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%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
22%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
35%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
22%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
21%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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6 AM
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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
Sunday5daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday5daily flights