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Phuket to Kota Kinabalu flights

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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.69 MYR
British Pound Sterling Malaysian Ringgit
1 MYR = 0.18 GBP
Last checked on 26 January 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
33%

Trains in Kota Kinabalu are 33% cheaper than in Phuket.

Phuket
£0.67
Kota Kinabalu
£0.45
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
34%

A meal in Kota Kinabalu is 34% cheaper than a meal in Phuket.

Phuket
£2.68
Kota Kinabalu
£1.78
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
14%

A taxi fare in Kota Kinabalu is 14% cheaper than in Phuket.

Phuket
£0.95
Kota Kinabalu
£0.82
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
21%

Coffee is 21% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu than in Phuket.

Phuket
£1.63
Kota Kinabalu
£1.97
Phuket airports
  • ( Phuket International Airport (HKT)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
Kota Kinabalu airports
  • ( Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 1220 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Phuket to Kota Kinabalu

😷 Is it safe to travel from Phuket 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 Phuket. 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 Phuket to Kota Kinabalu at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Phuket 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 Phuket?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kota Kinabalu costs an average of 0.82 GBP, 14% cheaper than Phuket, with a fare of 0.95 GBP, while train tickets costs 33% less in Kota Kinabalu: 0.45 GBP against 0.67 GBP in Phuket. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.79 GBP in Kota Kinabalu, 33% less than the 2.69 GBP in Phuket. The price of the coffee is around 21% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu, with an average of 1.98 GBP , while in Phuket the coffee costs 1.64 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Phuket to Kota Kinabalu?
The most popular months to book a trip from Phuket to Kota Kinabalu are August, December and September, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Phuket to Kota Kinabalu?
The best time of the year to go to Kota Kinabalu when flying from Phuket 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 Phuket in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and March. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, November, December and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Phuket -  Kota Kinabalu.
🌡️ How is the weather in Kota Kinabalu compared to Phuket?
While in Phuket the temperatures can reach an average of 32.86 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 2.3 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 18.15 ºC average degrees reported in Phuket. During the winter period, Phuket can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Kota Kinabalu have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Phuket to Kota Kinabalu are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Phuket to Kota Kinabalu are:
  • Malaysia Airlines, stoping in Kuala Lumpur for 60 minutes minimun.
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