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Penang to Kota Kinabalu flights

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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.79 MYR
British Pound Sterling Malaysian Ringgit
1 MYR = 0.18 GBP
Last checked on 23 April 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
11%

Trains are 11% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu than in Penang.

Penang
£0.35
Kota Kinabalu
£0.39
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
0%

A meal in Kota Kinabalu costs roughly the same as in Penang.

Penang
£1.74
Kota Kinabalu
£1.74
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
24%

A taxi fare in Kota Kinabalu is 24% cheaper than in Penang.

Penang
£1.04
Kota Kinabalu
£0.79
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
11%

Coffee in Kota Kinabalu is 11% cheaper than in Penang.

Penang
£2
Kota Kinabalu
£1.77
Penang airports
  • ( Penang International (PEN)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Butterworth (BWH)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
Kota Kinabalu airports
  • ( Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 1087 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu

😷 Is it safe to travel from Penang 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 Penang. 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 much are flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu?
The average price to go from Penang to Kota Kinabalu is of 87.56 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Penang 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 Penang?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kota Kinabalu costs an average of 0.80 GBP, 25% cheaper than Penang, with a fare of 1.06 GBP, while train tickets costs 14% more in Kota Kinabalu: 0.40 GBP against 0.35 GBP in Penang. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.77 GBP in both Kota Kinabalu and Penang. The price of the coffee is around 12% cheaper in Kota Kinabalu, with an average of 1.80 GBP, while in Penang the coffee costs 2.05 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Penang to Kota Kinabalu?
The most popular months to book a trip from Penang to Kota Kinabalu are November, September and December, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Penang to Kota Kinabalu?
The best time of the year to go to Kota Kinabalu when flying from Penang 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 Penang in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Penang -  Kota Kinabalu.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Penang to Kota Kinabalu?
The total flight time between Penang and Kota Kinabalu is of around 02:49 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,748 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 Penang?
While in Penang the temperatures can reach an average of 33.58 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 21.83 ºC average degrees reported in Penang. During the winter period, Penang can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Kota Kinabalu have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Penang and Kota Kinabalu?
The main airport route flying between Penang and Kota Kinabalu is: Penang International (PEN) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Air Asia.
Which are the airlines with flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu?
Airlines with direct flights departing from Penang to Kota Kinabalu are:
  • Air Asia.
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