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Cheap flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best null to BKI flight in 2021: compare Australia to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Kota Kinabalu?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Kota Kinabalu. Flights to Kota Kinabalu from Australia in March are about $796 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $423.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Kota Kinabalu (AU - BKI)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Kota Kinabalu?

Users have found that booking a flight from Australia to Kota Kinabalu at least 31 days early can save you up to 27% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 31 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu for as little as $977 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,000 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu in December, January 2022

The best prices found for Australia to BKI flights in December, January
4 Jan - 11 Jan
$952pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
4 Jan - 11 Jan
$1,017pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,024pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Australia to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Australia found for this year
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,024pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,041pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,052pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Australia, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,024pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,041pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,052pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Australia to Kota Kinabalu

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kota Kinabalu from Australia?

Most people fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI) if they book a flight to Kota Kinabalu from Australia. Kota Kinabalu is conveniently located just 5.8 km from Kota Kinabalu’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Australia to Kota Kinabalu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Malaysia Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, and Malindo Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $952, but on average you can expect to pay $1,788.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,100?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

How popular is this Australia to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

Within the past month, 637 users have taken a look at flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Kota Kinabalu?

Most travellers choose Brisbane - Kota Kinabalu, Melbourne - Kota Kinabalu or Newcastle Williamtown - Kota Kinabalu when deciding on the best route from Australia to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Kota Kinabalu?

The most popular airlines flying from Australia to Kota Kinabalu are China Southern, Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Australia?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

Most visitors from Australia will not be allowed to enter Kota Kinabalu.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kota Kinabalu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.

Do I need a test to fly back to Australia from Kota Kinabalu?

Returning to Australia from Kota Kinabalu

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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Departure points for flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

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Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to Kota Kinabalu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 2.97
Average temperature for December in Kota Kinabalu
31.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Kota Kinabalu
211.0 mm

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 6 airlines flying from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Kota Kinabalu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Malindo Air
$308 $647 No cancel fee N/A
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Scoot
$364 $648 No cancel fee N/A
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Royal Brunei Airlines
$406 $693 No cancel fee 84%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Royal Brunei Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Malaysia Airlines
$471 $871 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$647 $1,044 No cancel fee 69%
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Singapore Airlines
$690 $1,077 No cancel fee 81%
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