Cheap flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

KCH — BKI
30 May — 6 Jun1
Return
1 adult
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The best prices from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in October or February, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

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 45 - RM 91

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

BKI

Rainfall

60 - 351 mm

Popular inMayHigh demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average priceRM 400Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip fromRM 198From 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 46 days in advance, which can save you up to 37% on flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 46 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 277. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from RM 321.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching with a flight ticket averaging about RM 257. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as RM 141. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May.

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 21% versus a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu in May, June 2022

The best prices found for KCH to BKI flights in May, June
18 Jun - 21 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 193

AirAsia

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Deal found 24/5/22

22 Jun - 26 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 202

AirAsia

View Deal

Deal found 25/5/22

24 Jun - 27 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 237

AirAsia

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Deal found 24/5/22

Kuching to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching found for this year
18 Jun - 21 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 193

AirAsia

View Deal

Deal found 24/5/22

22 Jun - 26 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 202

AirAsia

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Deal found 25/5/22

29 Jul - 2 Aug
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 206

AirAsia

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Deal found 24/5/22

Cheap AirAsia flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

18 Jun - 21 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 193

AirAsia

View Deal

Deal found 24/5/22

22 Jun - 26 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 202

AirAsia

View Deal

Deal found 25/5/22

29 Jul - 2 Aug
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 206

AirAsia

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Deal found 24/5/22

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

16 Sep - 19 Sep
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 20m
RM 220

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 25/5/22

27 Jul - 31 Jul
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 20m
RM 228

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

15 Sep - 20 Sep
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

1 stop

15h 10m
RM 452

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Direct flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching

Save time with Kuching to Kota Kinabalu direct flight deals
18 Jun - 21 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 193

AirAsia

View Deal

Deal found 24/5/22

22 Jun - 26 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 202

AirAsia

View Deal

Deal found 25/5/22

29 Jul - 2 Aug
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 206

AirAsia

View Deal

Deal found 24/5/22

Last-minute flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching, departing today and this week
31 May - 8 Jul
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 25m
RM 422

AirAsia

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Deal found 23/5/22

31 May - 8 Jul
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

26h 15m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 505

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

31 May - 8 Jul
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

5h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KCH

Kuching

1 stop

5h 40m
RM 650

AirAsia

View Deal

Deal found 23/5/22

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Kuching

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu
26 Sep
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 88

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

7 Sep
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 97

Malaysia Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

19 Jun
KCH

Kuching

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

1h 30m
RM 101

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

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 3 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 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on AirAsia for just RM 193, but on average you can expect to pay RM 281.

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

Cheapflights has 13 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 277.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 500?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than RM 500.

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

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

How popular is this Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

The Kuching to Kota Kinabalu flight path was viewed by 1,732 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 8 flights depart from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 13% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 38% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and Firefly can get you from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu in just under 1h 30m. Your travel time can differ by up to 22h 40m. Airlines will cover a distance of 808 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

AirAsia, at RM 193, was found to be the cheapest airline from Kuching to Kota Kinabalu.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Malaysia Airlines and Firefly. AirAsia is currently priced 24% 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 88 on Malaysia Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include AirAsia from RM 105 and Firefly from RM 281 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 88. While the most popular route (Kuching - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for RM 193 on average our data indicates RM 732 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 180 pp
Senai to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 342 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 85AverageRM 145FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapestRM 120AverageRM 224FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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AirAsiaCheapestRM 125AverageRM 247FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FireflyCheapestRM 256AverageRM 279FlexibilityNo 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
27%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
20%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
42%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
11%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
Sunday3daily flights
Monday5daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday4daily flights
Saturday3daily flights