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Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu flights

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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.76 MYR
British Pound Sterling Malaysian Ringgit
1 MYR = 0.18 GBP
Last checked on 07 March 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
80%

Trains in Kota Kinabalu are 80% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.53
Kota Kinabalu
£0.4
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
82%

A meal in Kota Kinabalu is 82% cheaper than a meal in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£10.11
Kota Kinabalu
£1.77
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
70%

A taxi fare in Kota Kinabalu is 70% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.81
Kota Kinabalu
£0.8
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
30%

Coffee in Kota Kinabalu is 30% cheaper than in Melbourne.

Melbourne
£2.46
Kota Kinabalu
£1.8
Melbourne airports
  • ( Melbourne Airport (MEL)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Avalon Airport (AVV)
    How far from city centre: 31 miles
  • ( Essendon (MEB)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ( Moorabbin (MBW)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
Kota Kinabalu airports
  • ( Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 3550 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

😷 Is it safe to travel from Melbourne 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 Melbourne. 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 Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Kota Kinabalu expensive to visit compared to Melbourne?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kota Kinabalu costs an average of 0.80 GBP, 72% cheaper than Melbourne, with a fare of 2.81 GBP, while train tickets costs 84% less in Kota Kinabalu: 0.40 GBP against 2.53 GBP in Melbourne. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.77 GBP in Kota Kinabalu, 82% less than the 10.11 GBP in Melbourne. The price of the coffee is around 27% cheaper in Kota Kinabalu, with an average of 1.80 GBP, while in Melbourne the coffee costs 2.46 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu?
The most popular months to book a trip from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu are December, May and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu?
The best time of the year to go to Kota Kinabalu when flying from Melbourne depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne in terms of searches from our customer, followed by June and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, July and August are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Melbourne -  Kota Kinabalu.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu?
The total flight time between Melbourne and Kota Kinabalu is of around 07:40 hours on average, considering an average distance of 5,833 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 Melbourne?
While in Melbourne the temperatures can reach an average of 37.14 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 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 -1.12 ºC average degrees reported in Melbourne. During the winter period, Melbourne can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Kota Kinabalu have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.

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