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Sydney to Kota Kinabalu flights

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Flight Duration Flights between Sydney and Kota Kinabalu take, on average, 11 h and 15 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight Cheapest price for a one-way flight between Sydney with Kota Kinabalu found by our customers in the last 72 hours
High season According to search data from our customers, January is the busiest time to fly from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu
Best time to book According to real data December is the most popular time to book a flight to Kota Kinabalu when departing from Sydney

Cheap last minute flights to Kota Kinabalu

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Departure Mon, 04 Jul Return Mon, 11 Jul
SYD Sydney
BKI Kota Kinabalu
return from £648
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 5.49 MYR
British Pound Sterling Malaysian Ringgit
1 MYR = 0.19 GBP
Last checked on 29 June 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
85%

Trains in Kota Kinabalu are 85% cheaper than in Sydney.

Sydney
£2.82
Kota Kinabalu
£0.42
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
80%

A meal in Kota Kinabalu is 80% cheaper than a meal in Sydney.

Sydney
£11.34
Kota Kinabalu
£2.23
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
68%

A taxi fare in Kota Kinabalu is 68% cheaper than in Sydney.

Sydney
£2.55
Kota Kinabalu
£0.82
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
15%

Coffee in Kota Kinabalu is 15% cheaper than in Sydney.

Sydney
£2.54
Kota Kinabalu
£2.17
Sydney airports
  • ( Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Rose Bay Spb (RSE)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Bankstown (BWU)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
  • ( Palm Beach Spb (LBH)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Kota Kinabalu airports
  • ( Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
K Distance: 3584 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu

😷 Is it safe to travel from Sydney 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 Sydney. 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 Sydney to Kota Kinabalu at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu is 648£. 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 Sydney?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Kota Kinabalu costs an average of 0.82 GBP, 68% cheaper than Sydney, with a fare of 2.55 GBP, while train tickets costs 85% less in Kota Kinabalu: 0.42 GBP against 2.82 GBP in Sydney. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.23 GBP in Kota Kinabalu, 80% less than the 11.34 GBP in Sydney. The price of the coffee is around 15% cheaper in Kota Kinabalu, with an average of 2.17 GBP, while in Sydney the coffee costs 2.54 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu?
The most popular months to book a trip from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu are December, March and May, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu?
The best time of the year to go to Kota Kinabalu when flying from Sydney 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 Sydney in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, June and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Sydney -  Kota Kinabalu.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu?
The total flight time between Sydney and Kota Kinabalu is of around 11:15 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,214 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 Sydney?
While in Sydney the temperatures can reach an average of 36.63 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 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 2.8 ºC average degrees reported in Sydney. During the winter period, Sydney can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Kota Kinabalu have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Airlines with indirect flights from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu are:
  • Air Asia X, stoping in Kuala Lumpur for 170 minutes minimun.
  • Malaysia Airlines, with 345 minutes scale in Kuala Lumpur.
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