Cheap flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

SYD — BKI
16 Aug — 23 Aug1
Return
1 adult
Economy
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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 59 days early can save you up to 18% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 59 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu for as little as $1,139 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 $1,139 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Kota Kinabalu?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Kota Kinabalu. Flights to Kota Kinabalu from Australia in May are about $1,237 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $580.

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.

Cheap flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Australia to BKI flights in August, September
8 Sep. - 13 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

26h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 45m
$568

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

9 Sep. - 13 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

24h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 45m
$689

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

18 Sep. - 25 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 20m
$857

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

Australia to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Australia found for this year
8 Nov. - 15 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

24h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 30m
$376

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

8 Nov. - 15 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

24h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 30m
$390

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

11 Oct. - 18 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

32h 40m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 05m
$412

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 08.8.22

Cheap Batik Air flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

26 Aug. - 4 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

29h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 00m
$1,191

Batik Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 11.8.22

10 Dec. - 29 Dec.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 20m
$1,366

Batik Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 08.8.22

15 Jan. - 28 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

30h 40m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

15h 20m
$1,387

Batik Air

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

10 Oct. - 18 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

19h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 35m
$651

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 08.8.22

14 Jan. - 27 Feb.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

24h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

14h 35m
$763

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11.8.22

29 Nov. - 12 Jan.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

34h 55m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 20m
$1,339

Malaysia Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

Last-minute flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Australia, departing today and this week
21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
PER

Perth

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

22h 55m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PER

Perth

2 stops

27h 35m
$991

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
PER

Perth

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

22h 55m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PER

Perth

1 stop

13h 50m
$1,166

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

21 Aug. - 28 Aug.
PER

Perth

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

20h 45m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

PER

Perth

1 stop

14h 40m
$1,208

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu
4 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

23h 25m
$208

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

11 Oct.
PER

Perth

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

25h 10m
$249

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 10.8.22

3 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
$252

Scoot

Pick Dates

Deal found 09.8.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to Kota Kinabalu flights.

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, Scoot, and Singapore Airlines 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 $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scoot for just $376, but on average you can expect to pay $498.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,000?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this Australia to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

Within the past month, 385 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 Melbourne - Kota Kinabalu, Perth - Kota Kinabalu or Sydney Kingsford Smith - 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.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu?

On average you can expect to pay $3,956 for a flight from Australia to Kota Kinabalu. The cheapest flight overall is $811 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - Kota Kinabalu) is currently priced at $379.

Departure points for flights from Australia to Kota Kinabalu

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
ScootCheapest$323Average$532FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Royal Brunei AirlinesCheapest$405Average$860FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time84%COVID-19 safety
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Batik AirCheapest$464Average$849FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapest$466Average$972FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$645Average$1,041FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$679Average$916FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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