Cheap flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu

PEN — BKI
4 Feb — 11 Feb1
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The best prices from Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in November or October, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

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 2023: compare Penang to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.

PEN - BKI

Price

RM 64 - RM 103

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

BKI

Rainfall

60 - 351 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop
Round-trip fromRM 271From Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu
One-way fromRM 216One-way flight from Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu

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

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 10%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Penang 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 53% on flights from Penang 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 445. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from RM 530.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Kota Kinabalu from Penang average RM 361. You can even find prices in November for less than RM 361, as users have found deals to Kota Kinabalu from as low as RM 212. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Kota Kinabalu from Penang. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 21%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Penang to Kota Kinabalu at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 7% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu in January, February 2023

The best prices found for PEN to BKI flights in January, February
13 Feb - 16 Feb
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

11h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

1 stop

10h 10m
RM 492

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

13 Feb - 13 Feb
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

7h 20m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

1 stop

18h 25m
RM 500

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/1

30 Jan - 1 Feb
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 534

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

Penang to Kota Kinabalu 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Penang found for this year
10 Jul - 14 Jul
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 229

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

25 Jul - 29 Jul
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 271

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

17 Jun - 21 Jun
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 305

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

Cheap Firefly flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu

10 Jul - 14 Jul
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 229

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

25 Jul - 29 Jul
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 271

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

17 Jun - 21 Jun
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 305

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu

22 Mar - 24 Mar
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 428

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/1

9 Feb - 13 Feb
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 742

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

Direct flights to Kota Kinabalu from Penang

Save time with Penang to Kota Kinabalu direct flight deals
10 Jul - 14 Jul
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 229

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

25 Jul - 29 Jul
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 271

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

17 Jun - 21 Jun
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 305

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

Last-minute flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Penang, departing today and this week
4 Feb - 6 Feb
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

7h 55m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

1 stop

5h 45m
RM 687

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

9 Feb - 13 Feb
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 729

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 29/1

9 Feb - 13 Feb
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

5h 20m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PEN

Penang Intl

1 stop

4h 30m
RM 734

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 30/1

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Penang

The cheapest one-way flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu
4 Jul
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 119

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

5 Jul
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

8h 45m
RM 136

AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

14 Jun
PEN

Penang Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 50m
RM 140

Firefly

Pick Dates

Deal found 28/1

Related info for your journey

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

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

Booking a flight from Penang Intl (PEN) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) is your only option if you wish to fly from Penang to Kota Kinabalu. On a typical day, there are 5 flights from Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu, all of which are around 2h 50m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 5 airlines when you book a flight from Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu.

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

Firefly, AirAsia, and Malaysia Airlines 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Batik Air to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Firefly for just RM 229, but on average you can expect to pay RM 365.

Are there direct flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu under RM 300. A good price for a direct flight from Penang to Kota Kinabalu is less than RM 462.

Are there last-minute flights available from Penang to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 700?

There are currently 13+ open flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than RM 700.

How popular is this Penang to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

Within the past month, 10,852 users have taken a look at flights from Penang Intl to Kota Kinabalu.

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

According to our current data, Firefly (RM 229), Malaysia Airlines (RM 428), and AirAsia (RM 471) offers the cheapest pricing from Penang to Kota Kinabalu. Firefly is currently priced 36% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Firefly. According to our data, you can fly for as low as RM 119. Users have also found prices from RM 136 and RM 178 on AirAsia and Scoot, respectively.

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

Consider AirAsia, China Southern or Firefly when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Penang to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the most reliable airlines from Penang to Kota Kinabalu?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Penang to Kota Kinabalu consider choosing Firefly(67%), Malaysia Airlines(67%) or AirAsia(61%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for RM 132. While the most popular route (Penang Intl - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for RM 229 on average our data indicates RM 1,499 when flying from Penang to Kota Kinabalu.

Alternative routes for Penang to Kota Kinabalu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Miri to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 214 pp
Senai to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 223 pp
Ipoh to Kota Kinabalufrom RM 615 pp

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
AirAsiaCheapestRM 176AverageRM 309FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FireflyCheapestRM 200AverageRM 314FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapestRM 326AverageRM 466FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Penang to Kota Kinabalu

See what time of day planes typically take off from Penang to Kota Kinabalu
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
43%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
48%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
8%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

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
Sunday4daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday6daily flights
Wednesday4daily flights
Thursday5daily flights
Friday4daily flights
Saturday6daily flights
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