Cheap flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu

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The best prices from Penang to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in April or February, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Penang (PEN) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best PEN to BKI flight in 2021: compare Penang to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
PEN - BKI
Price
RM 418 - RM 668
BKI
Temperature
31 - 33 °C
BKI
Rainfall
79 - 411 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 22% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

RM 515

Average for round-trip flights in July 2021

Round-trip from

RM 418

From Penang 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 Penang to Kota Kinabalu?

Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu are generally found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Penang to Kota Kinabalu?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 19% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 57 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Penang to Kota Kinabalu 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as RM 431, or RM 477 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Kota Kinabalu. Flights to Kota Kinabalu from Penang in April are about RM 409 on average during April, but can be found for as low as RM 275.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Penang to Kota Kinabalu (PEN - BKI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Penang to Kota Kinabalu in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 9% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu in July, August 2021

The best prices found for PEN to BKI flights in July, August
30 Jul - 1 Aug
RM 701pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
PEN
Penang Intl
30 Jul - 1 Aug
RM 756pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
PEN
Penang Intl
29 Jul - 1 Aug
RM 824pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
PEN
Penang Intl

Penang to Kota Kinabalu 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Penang found for this year
7 Dec - 8 Jan
RM 237pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Firefly
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Firefly
Direct
PEN
Penang Intl
20 Dec - 31 Dec
RM 334pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Firefly
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Firefly
Direct
PEN
Penang Intl
23 Dec - 28 Dec
RM 346pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Firefly
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Firefly
Direct
PEN
Penang Intl

Direct flights to Kota Kinabalu from Penang

Save time with Penang to Kota Kinabalu direct flight deals
7 Dec - 8 Jan
RM 237pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Firefly
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Firefly
Direct
PEN
Penang Intl
20 Dec - 31 Dec
RM 334pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Firefly
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Firefly
Direct
PEN
Penang Intl
23 Dec - 28 Dec
RM 346pp
PEN
Penang Intl
Firefly
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Firefly
Direct
PEN
Penang Intl

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Penang to Kota Kinabalu

Can I find flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 422 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 422. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Firefly for just RM 334, but on average you can expect to pay RM 558.

Which airlines flying from Penang 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 Penang to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 422 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 10 direct flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu under RM 422. A good price for a direct flight from Penang to Kota Kinabalu is less than RM 376.

How popular is this flight route?

The Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu flight path was viewed by 3,145 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Penang or Kota Kinabalu?

In Penang, there will be less rainfall in Penang compared to Kota Kinabalu over the next 18 days.

Is Penang 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 hotter than in Penang. 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 Penang to Kota Kinabalu?

Departing from Penang to Kota Kinabalu will take you 2h 50m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Firefly, at RM 334, was found to be the cheapest airline from Penang to Kota Kinabalu.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air. You may be able to fly from Penang to Kota Kinabalu for 35% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

Alternative routes for Penang to Kota Kinabalu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Penang to Kota Kinabalu.
Flight duration
2h 50m
Average temperature for July in Kota Kinabalu
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Kota Kinabalu
266.0 mm

Airports servicing Penang

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 3 airlines flying from Penang to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Penang to Kota Kinabalu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
AirAsia
RM 79 RM 122 No cancel fee 66%
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Malindo Air
RM 78 RM 130 No cancel fee N/A
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Malaysia Airlines
RM 71 RM 132 No cancel fee 67%
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Weekly flight availability
from Penang to Kota Kinabalu
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Penang to Kota Kinabalu.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
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Thursday
0 flights
Friday
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Saturday
0 flights
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