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Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu
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Tue, 30 Apr KUL - BKI
Wed, 01 May BKI - KUL
£84 £80
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Wed, 15 May KUL - BKI
£18 £17
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Mon, 06 May KUL - BKI
Mon, 06 May BKI - KUL
£43 £41
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Fri, 10 May KUL - BKI
Sat, 11 May BKI - KUL
£53 £50
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Kuala Lumpur Kota Kinabalu
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Wed, 15 May KUL - BKI
Sat, 18 May BKI - KUL
£60 £57
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Mon, 20 May KUL - BKI
Wed, 22 May BKI - KUL
£62 £61
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
82% Trains are 82% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu than in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur £0.51
Kota Kinabalu £0.93
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
21% A meal in Kota Kinabalu is 21% cheaper than a meal in Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur £3.19
Kota Kinabalu £2.53
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 6.03 MYR
1 MYR = 0.17 GBP
Last checked on 22 April 2024
Distance: 1008 miles
Kuala Lumpur airports
Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) How far from city centre: 11 miles
Kuala Lumpur INTL (KUL) How far from city centre: 29 miles
Kota Kinabalu airports
Kota Kinabalu (BKI) How far from city centre: 3 miles

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu

How long does the flight take to go from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
The total flight time between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu is of around 02:39 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,630 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu is 17£. 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 Kuala Lumpur?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kota Kinabalu costs an average of 1.52 GBP, 81% more expensive than Kuala Lumpur, with a fare of 0.84 GBP, while train tickets costs 82% more in Kota Kinabalu: 0.93 GBP against 0.51 GBP in Kuala Lumpur. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.53 GBP in Kota Kinabalu, 21% less than the 3.19 GBP in Kuala Lumpur. The price of the coffee is around 8% cheaper in Kota Kinabalu, with an average of 2.00 GBP, while in Kuala Lumpur the coffee costs 2.17 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
The most popular months to book a trip from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu are December, April and November, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
The best time of the year to go to Kota Kinabalu when flying from Kuala Lumpur depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Kuala Lumpur in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, September and January are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Kuala Lumpur - Kota Kinabalu.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
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 Kuala Lumpur. 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!
Which airports have flights between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu?
The main airport route flying between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu is: Kuala Lumpur INTL (KUL) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Malaysia Airlines.
  • Air Asia.
  • Malindoair.
Which are the airlines with flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu are:
  • Malaysia Airlines.
  • Air Asia.
  • Malindoair.
Flight Duration 2 h and 39 m Flights between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu take, on average, 2 h and 39 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £17 Cheapest price for a flight between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Kuala Lumpur INTL The airport Kuala Lumpur INTL is the departure airport operating flights between Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu
Arriving Airport Kota Kinabalu Flights departing Kuala Lumpur with Kota Kinabalu as destination arrive at Kota Kinabalu

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