Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

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The best prices from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne are usually found in July or August, booked 38 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Melbourne (MEL)

All the information you need to plan the best BKI to MEL flight in 2021: compare Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Melbourne.
BKI - MEL
Price
RM 343 - RM 689
MEL
Temperature
8 - 20 °C
MEL
Precipitation
30 - 60 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop

Average price

RM 2,131

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

RM 1,453

From Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport (BKI - MEL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

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

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 26% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

July can be a great time to fly to Melbourne Airport from Kota Kinabalu with a flight ticket averaging about RM 1,971. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as RM 1,368. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 39 days in advance to save up to 11% 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 39 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 Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as RM 2,241, or RM 2,364 for flights within the next 24 hours.

Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne in November, December 2021

The best prices found for BKI to MEL flights in November, December
20 Dec - 20 Feb
RM 2,648pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
20 Dec - 20 Feb
RM 2,656pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
20 Dec - 20 Feb
RM 2,754pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from Kota Kinabalu found for next year
20 Dec - 20 Feb
RM 2,648pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
20 Dec - 20 Feb
RM 2,656pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
20 Dec - 20 Feb
RM 2,754pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu

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Flight FAQs

From Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

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

Kota Kinabalu (BKI), located 5.8 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne. 5 airlines have flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day.

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

Royal Brunei Airlines, Scoot, 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.

Can I find flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport for under RM 2,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport for under RM 2,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just RM 2,258, but on average you can expect to pay RM 2,720.

How popular is this Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport flight route?

Within the past month, 723 users have taken a look at flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne.

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

When booking a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport, you may want to consider flying on Royal Brunei Airlines, China Southern or Malaysia Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Melbourne from Kota Kinabalu?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

Most visitors from Kota Kinabalu will not be allowed to enter Melbourne.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Do I need a test to fly back to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne?

Returning to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kota Kinabalu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.

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Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne.
Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = $ 0.34
Average temperature for November in Melbourne
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for November in Melbourne
48.0 mm

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Airports servicing Melbourne

Top 3 airlines flying from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne 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
Scoot
RM 1,370 RM 1,854 No cancel fee N/A
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Royal Brunei Airlines
RM 1,707 RM 2,375 No cancel fee 84%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Royal Brunei Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Malaysia Airlines
RM 1,758 RM 2,541 No cancel fee 67%
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