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Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Bangkok and Kota Kinabalu take, on average, 3 h and 59 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Bangkok with Kota Kinabalu found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Don Mueang International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Bangkok and Kota Kinabalu
Arriving AirportFlights departing Bangkok with Kota Kinabalu as destination arrives at Kota Kinabalu

Cheap last minute flights to Kota Kinabalu

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Departure Sun, 26 Sep Return Sat, 02 Oct
BKK Bangkok
BKI Kota Kinabalu
return from £947
Flight route information
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.82 MYR
British Pound Sterling Malaysian Ringgit
1 MYR = 0.18 GBP
Last checked on 19 September 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
55%

Trains in Kota Kinabalu are 55% cheaper than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£0.87
Kota Kinabalu
£0.39
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
14%

The average meal is 14% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£1.53
Kota Kinabalu
£1.74
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
10%

Taxis are 10% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£0.76
Kota Kinabalu
£0.8
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
19%

Coffee is 19% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu than in Bangkok.

Bangkok
£1.58
Kota Kinabalu
£1.88
Bangkok airports
  • ( Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
  • ( Don Mueang International Airport (DMK)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
Kota Kinabalu airports
  • ( Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 1187 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu

😷 Is it safe to travel from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Malaysia may apply when travelling from Bangkok. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu is 947£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Kota Kinabalu expensive to visit compared to Bangkok?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kota Kinabalu costs an average of 0.80 GBP, 4% more expensive than Bangkok, with a fare of 0.77 GBP, while train tickets costs 56% less in Kota Kinabalu: 0.39 GBP against 0.88 GBP in Bangkok. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.73 GBP in Kota Kinabalu, 12% more than the 1.54 GBP in Bangkok. The price of the coffee is around 18% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu, with an average of 1.87 GBP , while in Bangkok the coffee costs 1.58 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu?
The most popular months to book a trip from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu are September, November and July, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu?
The best time of the year to go to Kota Kinabalu when flying from Bangkok depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Bangkok in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, September and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Bangkok -  Kota Kinabalu.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu?
The total flight time between Bangkok and Kota Kinabalu is of around 03:59 hours on average, considering an average distance of 2,393 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Kota Kinabalu compared to Bangkok?
While in Bangkok the temperatures can reach an average of 37.39 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Kota Kinabalu's temperatures can go up to 34.57 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 22.41 ºC in Kota Kinabalu, compared to the 19.12 ºC average degrees reported in Bangkok. During the winter period, Bangkok can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Kota Kinabalu have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Bangkok and Kota Kinabalu?
The main airport route flying between Bangkok and Kota Kinabalu is: Don Mueang International Airport (DMK) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Thai Airasia.
  • Air Asia.
Airlines with indirect flights from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Bangkok to Kota Kinabalu are:
  • Air Asia, stoping in Kuala Lumpur for 90 minutes minimun.
  • Malindoair, with 110 minutes scale in Kuala Lumpur.
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