Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

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How to find the cheapest flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

All the information you need to plan the best BKI to MY1 flight in 2022: compare Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kuala Lumpur.

BKI - KUL

Price

RM 74 - RM 126

KUL

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

KUL

Rainfall

120 - 280 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Round-trip fromRM 325From Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur
One-way fromRM 202One-way flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

To save on the cost of your flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur, book at least 40 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from RM 426 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as RM 470.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kuala Lumpur from Kota Kinabalu. Users have commonly found prices around RM 421 for the month, but tickets can be as low as RM 277. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur (BKI - KUL)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur in May, June 2022

The best prices found for BKI to Kuala Lumpur flights in May, June
16 Jun - 18 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 391

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

23 Jun - 30 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 395

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

14 Jun - 21 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 400

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur from Kota Kinabalu found for this year
1 Jul - 5 Jul
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 30m
RM 343

Malindo Air

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Deal found 24/5/22

1 Jul - 4 Jul
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 369

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

21 Nov - 26 Nov
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 30m
RM 373

Malindo Air

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Deal found 23/5/22

Cheap AirAsia flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

8 Jul - 16 Jul
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 466

AirAsia

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Deal found 25/5/22

30 May - 1 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 45m
RM 479

AirAsia

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Deal found 24/5/22

1 Jun - 8 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 488

AirAsia

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Deal found 24/5/22

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

23 Jun - 30 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 395

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

14 Jun - 21 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 400

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

4 Jul - 6 Jul
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 45m
RM 413

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

Direct flights to Kuala Lumpur from Kota Kinabalu

Save time with Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur direct flight deals
1 Jul - 5 Jul
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 30m
RM 343

Malindo Air

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Deal found 24/5/22

1 Jul - 4 Jul
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 369

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

21 Nov - 26 Nov
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 30m
RM 373

Malindo Air

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Deal found 23/5/22

Last-minute flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

Late deals on return flights to Kuala Lumpur from Kota Kinabalu, departing today and this week
1 Jun - 7 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 448

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

30 May - 1 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 45m
RM 479

AirAsia

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Deal found 24/5/22

1 Jun - 8 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 40m
RM 488

AirAsia

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Deal found 24/5/22

One-way flights to Kuala Lumpur from Kota Kinabalu

The cheapest one-way flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur
21 Jun
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
RM 163

Malindo Air

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Deal found 24/5/22

1 Jul
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
RM 171

Malindo Air

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Deal found 24/5/22

30 May
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

2h 35m
RM 176

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Kota Kinabalu (BKI) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kuala Lumpur from Kota Kinabalu; the airport handles an average of 63 outbound flights to Kuala Lumpur per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights from the Kota Kinabalu airport to Kuala Lumpur. It is only a 5.8 km journey to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) from Kota Kinabalu’s city centre.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and Malindo Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like AirAsia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur for under RM 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur for under RM 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malindo Air for just RM 343, but on average you can expect to pay RM 404.

Are there direct flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur for under RM 400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur under RM 400. A good price for a direct flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur is less than RM 408.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur within the next 7 days for less than RM 500.

What days are direct flights available from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 44 flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur a day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 5% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 23% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 18% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 55% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

There are many flights that can get you from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur in 2h 30m. Fly via Malindo Air, Malaysia Airlines, or Firefly to get the fastest option. The distance between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur is about 1637 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Malindo Air (RM 343), Malaysia Airlines (RM 395), and Firefly (RM 430) offers the cheapest pricing from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur. Malindo Air is currently priced 18% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Malindo Air, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at RM 163. Malaysia Airlines flights start at RM 176 while deals on AirAsia start at RM 206 one-way.

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

AirAsia, Firefly and Malaysia Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur.

What are the most reliable airlines from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Consider Philippine Airlines (84%), Emirates (82%) or Etihad Airways (82%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur.

What are the cheapest flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for RM 196. While the most popular route (Kota Kinabalu - Kuala Lumpur Intl) can be booked for RM 369 on average our data indicates RM 667 when flying from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur.

Alternative routes for Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

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

Top 3 airlines flying from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Malindo AirCheapestRM 161AverageRM 379FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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AirAsiaCheapestRM 192AverageRM 359FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapestRM 203AverageRM 395FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur
10%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
28%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
38%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
24%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur
Sunday55daily flights
Monday68daily flights
Tuesday62daily flights
Wednesday66daily flights
Thursday66daily flights
Friday62daily flights
Saturday65daily flights