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Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne from RM 1,726

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 4/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
BKI — MEL
31 May — 7 Jun1
1 adult
Fri 31/5
Fri 7/6

The best prices from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne are usually found in March or November, booked 34 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Melbourne (ME1). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 26 May 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

March

Round-trip from

RM 1,737

One-way from

RM 1,731
High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
From Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne
One-way flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

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

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 68% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 163% 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 35 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 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as RM 1,642, or RM 3,265 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Melbourne from Kota Kinabalu with a flight ticket averaging about RM 2,417. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as RM 1,383. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne (BKI - MEL)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne 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 44% on airfare.

One-way flights to Melbourne from Kota Kinabalu

Search for one-way flight options from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 318,601 searches. Data last updated 26 May 2024.
Mon 4/1112:30BKI - MEL
1 stop30h 00mScoot
Deal found 25/5RM 1,726
Mon 4/1112:30BKI - MEL
1 stop30h 00mScoot
Deal found 26/5RM 1,731
Sat 15/617:10BKI - MEL
1 stop9h 20mRoyal Brunei Airlines
Deal found 25/5RM 2,079
Mon 4/1112:20BKI - MEL
2 stops38h 20mBatik Air
Deal found 25/5RM 2,446
Mon 4/1120:50BKI - MEL
2 stops29h 50mBatik Air
Deal found 26/5RM 2,479
Sat 15/621:30BKI - MEL
2 stops29h 10mBatik Air
Deal found 25/5RM 2,869
Sat 15/621:30BKI - MEL
2 stops29h 10mBatik Air
Deal found 26/5RM 2,874
Fri 14/601:30BKI - MEL
1 stop29h 30mChina Eastern
Deal found 25/5RM 3,100
Fri 14/601:30BKI - MEL
1 stop29h 30mChina Eastern
Deal found 26/5RM 3,105

When is the best time to book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 24 May 2024.
Booking 34 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne flight should consider departing on Friday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Melbourne from Kota Kinabalu with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

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Temperature

8 - 20 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Melbourne

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Melbourne. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Melbourne. Reviews last updated 26 May 2024.
7.3
Good
484 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Comfort

7.1

Food

6.4

Boarding

7.5

Overall

7.3

Crew

7.6

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: New planes. Spotlessly clean. Hard working helpful staff. Good boarding. Adequate legroom by modern standards. Food typical of economy these days. OK. But really good staff.Cons: Fried rice breakfast out of Rome. Mushy. But overall food out of Sydney, Rome and Shanghai, fine.

7.3
Good
484 reviews
7.3
Good
484 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Comfort

7.1

Food

6.4

Boarding

7.5

Overall

7.3

Crew

7.6

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: New planes. Spotlessly clean. Hard working helpful staff. Good boarding. Adequate legroom by modern standards. Food typical of economy these days. OK. But really good staff.Cons: Fried rice breakfast out of Rome. Mushy. But overall food out of Sydney, Rome and Shanghai, fine.

6.6
Okay
310 reviews
7.3
Good
484 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Comfort

7.1

Food

6.4

Boarding

7.5

Overall

7.3

Crew

7.6

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: New planes. Spotlessly clean. Hard working helpful staff. Good boarding. Adequate legroom by modern standards. Food typical of economy these days. OK. But really good staff.Cons: Fried rice breakfast out of Rome. Mushy. But overall food out of Sydney, Rome and Shanghai, fine.

6.5
Okay
64 reviews
7.3
Good
484 reviews

Entertainment

6.7

Comfort

7.1

Food

6.4

Boarding

7.5

Overall

7.3

Crew

7.6

Reviews

1 / 1

Pros: New planes. Spotlessly clean. Hard working helpful staff. Good boarding. Adequate legroom by modern standards. Food typical of economy these days. OK. But really good staff.Cons: Fried rice breakfast out of Rome. Mushy. But overall food out of Sydney, Rome and Shanghai, fine.

Related info for your journey

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  • 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. 3 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.

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

    To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Scoot, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at RM 1,726. Royal Brunei Airlines flights start at RM 2,079 while deals on Batik Air start at RM 2,446 one-way.

  • What does BKI to MEL mean?

    Kota Kinabalu Airport is BKI and Melbourne Airport is MEL. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV), Melbourne Essendon Airport (MEB), Melbourne Moorabbin Airport (MBW), Bendigo Airport (BXG).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

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

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne (average of RM 369). Flying from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne in January is currently the most expensive (average of RM 516). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

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ScootCheapestRM 1,450AverageRM 1,858FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Royal Brunei AirlinesCheapestRM 2,786AverageRM 3,092FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time84%
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapestRM 2,836AverageRM 4,019FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
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