Cheap flights from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu

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The best prices from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in April or February, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Friday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Tawau Airport (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

TWU - BKI
Price
RM 125 - RM 270
BKI
Temperature
31 - 33 °C
BKI
Rainfall
79 - 411 mm

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Average price

RM 234

Average for round-trip flights in January 2021

Round-trip from

RM 125

From Tawau Airport 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 Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Sunday 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 Tawau Airport 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 Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as RM 411, or RM 456 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Tawau Airport. Prices for April average RM 391 per person but you can even find prices for as low as RM 262. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a April flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu (TWU - BKI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu in January, February 2021

The best prices found for TWU to BKI flights in January, February
31 Jan - 4 Feb
RM 1,158pp
TWU
Tawau
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
TWU
Tawau
31 Jan - 4 Feb
RM 1,162pp
TWU
Tawau
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
TWU
Tawau
17 Jan - 18 Jan
RM 1,956pp
TWU
Tawau
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
TWU
Tawau

Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Tawau Airport found for this year
31 Jan - 4 Feb
RM 1,158pp
TWU
Tawau
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
TWU
Tawau
31 Jan - 4 Feb
RM 1,162pp
TWU
Tawau
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
TWU
Tawau
17 Jan - 18 Jan
RM 1,956pp
TWU
Tawau
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
TWU
Tawau

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Tawau Airport

The cheapest one-way flights from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu
09:20 - 17:00
AirAsia
1 stop
7h 40m
TWU - BKI
AirAsia
RM 577
CheapFlights
09:20 - 04:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
19h 35m
TWU - BKI
Multiple Airlines
RM 795
Gotogate
06:20 - 04:55
Malaysia Airlines
2 stops
22h 35m
TWU - BKI
Malaysia Airlines
RM 1,053
CheapFlights

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu

Can I find flights from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 1,210 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 1,210. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just RM 1,158, but on average you can expect to pay RM 1,158.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and Malindo Air. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under RM 1,210 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu have been viewed 2,347 times in the past calendar month.

How long does is the flight from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

There are many flights that can get you from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu in 12h. Fly via Malaysia Airlines to get the fastest option.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu return?

According to our current data, Malaysia Airlines (RM 1,158), offers the cheapest pricing from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is AirAsia, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as RM 29. Check flights for Malaysia Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu

Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu
Average temperature for January in Kota Kinabalu
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Kota Kinabalu
100.0 mm

Airports servicing Tawau

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 3 airlines flying from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Tawau Airport 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
Malindo Air
RM 31 RM 45 No cancel fee N/A
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AirAsia
RM 26 RM 47 No cancel fee 66%
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Malaysia Airlines
RM 27 RM 50 No cancel fee 67%
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Hourly flight availability from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 42% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 30% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
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Weekly flight availability
from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
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0 flights
Thursday
0 flights
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0 flights
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