Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan

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The best prices from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan are usually found in September or August, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Sandakan (SDK)

BKI - SDK
Price
RM 162 - RM 291

Popular in

May

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

RM 162

From Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan

One-way from

RM 65

One-way flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan

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 Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan?

Wednesday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sandakan.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 52 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 52 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 510.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in May. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Sandakan. Flights to Sandakan from Kota Kinabalu in April are about RM 453 on average during April, but can be found for as low as RM 291.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan (BKI - SDK)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 19% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan in January, February 2021

The best prices found for BKI to SDK flights in January, February
17 Feb - 20 Feb
RM 166pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
SDK
Sandakan
SDK
Sandakan
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
17 Feb - 20 Feb
RM 530pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
SDK
Sandakan
SDK
Sandakan
AirAsia
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
17 Feb - 20 Feb
RM 874pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple airlines
Direct
SDK
Sandakan
SDK
Sandakan
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sandakan from Kota Kinabalu found for this year
17 Feb - 20 Feb
RM 166pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
SDK
Sandakan
SDK
Sandakan
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
17 Feb - 20 Feb
RM 530pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
SDK
Sandakan
SDK
Sandakan
AirAsia
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
29 Apr - 1 May
RM 720pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SDK
Sandakan
SDK
Sandakan
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu

Direct flights to Sandakan from Kota Kinabalu

Save time with Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan direct flight deals
17 Feb - 20 Feb
RM 166pp
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
AirAsia
Direct
SDK
Sandakan
SDK
Sandakan
AirAsia
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu

One-way flights to Sandakan from Kota Kinabalu

The cheapest one-way flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan
06:20 - 07:05
AirAsia
Direct
0h 45m
BKI - SDK
AirAsia
RM 65
FlyFar
01:25 - 14:00
AirAsia
1 stop
12h 35m
BKI - SDK
AirAsia
RM 373
Gotogate
06:15 - 04:55
AirAsia
2 stops
22h 40m
BKI - SDK
AirAsia
RM 389
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan

Can I find flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan for under RM 405 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan for under RM 405. The cheapest flight booked recently is on AirAsia for just RM 166, but on average you can expect to pay RM 749.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan 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 Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan for under RM 405 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan under RM 405. A good price for a direct flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan is less than RM 166.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 1,040 users have taken a look at flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan.

How long does is the flight from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan?

AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines can get you from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan in just under 45m. Your travel time can differ by up to 6h 10m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan return?

Our cheapest airline available from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan is AirAsia. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as RM 166 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Malaysia Airlines, starting at RM 721. These flights start at 15% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for AirAsia. According to our data, you can fly for as low as RM 65.

Alternative routes for Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan

Destination information for Sandakan

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan
Flight duration
0h 47m

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Airports servicing Sandakan

Top 3 airlines flying from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan 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 23 RM 39 No cancel fee N/A
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AirAsia
RM 23 RM 41 No cancel fee 66%
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Malaysia Airlines
RM 30 RM 53 No cancel fee 67%
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Hourly flight availability from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan

Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 77% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 22% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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