Cheap flights from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu

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How to find the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu

All the information you need to plan the best BNE to BKI flight in 2021: compare Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.

BNE - BKI

Price

$428 - $758

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

BKI

Precipitation

60 - 351 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Average price

$595

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$578

From Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu?

Flights from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Kota Kinabalu.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu at least 38 days early can save you up to 31% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 38 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu for as little as $832 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 $845 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $473.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu (BNE - BKI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 30% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Royal Brunei Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Royal Brunei Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,238, but on average you can expect to pay $2,303.

How popular is this Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

This flight path from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu was viewed by 349 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Consider Royal Brunei Airlines, China Southern or Malaysia Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu? While on average our users pay $497, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $399. The most popular route (Brisbane - Kota Kinabalu), is priced around $1,469.

Can I fly to Kota Kinabalu from Brisbane right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Brisbane from Kota Kinabalu?

Returning to Brisbane 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 Brisbane.

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

Alternative routes for Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 3 airlines flying from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Brisbane to Kota Kinabalu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Royal Brunei Airlines
Cheapest$384
Average$617
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time84%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$596
Average$765
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$652
Average$975
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety