Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu

MEL — BKI
17 May — 24 May1
Return
1 adult
Economy
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The best prices from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in October or May, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to BKI flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.

MEL - BKI

Price

$328 - $741

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

BKI

Rainfall

60 - 351 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 40% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$471From Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu
One-way from$301One-way flight from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

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

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 22%.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne Airport. Prices for October average $643 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $430. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a October flight can save you 65% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu (MEL - BKI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 14% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MEL to BKI flights in May, June
8 Jun. - 15 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

23h 45m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 10m
$623

Scoot

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Deal found 11/5/22

8 Jun. - 15 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

36h 40m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 10m
$723

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

8 Jun. - 15 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

27h 40m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 35m
$789

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 11/5/22

Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne found for this year
24 Jul. - 2 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 05m
$488

Scoot

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Deal found 11/5/22

24 Jul. - 3 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 10m
$532

Scoot

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Deal found 11/5/22

24 Jul. - 2 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

15h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 05m
$557

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

Cheap Scoot flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

24 Jul. - 2 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

22h 05m
$488

Scoot

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Deal found 11/5/22

24 Jul. - 3 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 10m
$532

Scoot

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Deal found 11/5/22

8 Jun. - 15 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

23h 45m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 10m
$623

Scoot

View Deal

Deal found 11/5/22

Cheap Malindo Air flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

11 Jul. - 18 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

15h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 50m
$953

Malindo Air

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Deal found 9/5/22

8 Jul. - 5 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

15h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

30h 50m
$1,043

Malindo Air

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Deal found 11/5/22

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu
30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
$301

Scoot

View Deal

Deal found 11/5/22

28 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

23h 25m
$311

Scoot

View Deal

Deal found 11/5/22

30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

3 stops

51h 05m
$319

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 11/5/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

Most people fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI) if they book a flight to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne. On average, Kota Kinabalu has 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day from 4 airlines. Kota Kinabalu is conveniently located just 5.8 km from Kota Kinabalu’s city centre.

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

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

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scoot for just $488, but on average you can expect to pay $750.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

Within the past month, 1,096 users have taken a look at flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

Scoot, at $488, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Malindo Air. You may be able to fly from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu for 24% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

Consider Royal Brunei Airlines, Malaysia Airlines or Singapore Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $697. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for $728 on average our data indicates $1,187 when flying from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu.

Top 3 airlines flying from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne 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$406Average$571FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapest$819Average$966FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Royal Brunei AirlinesCheapest$978Average$1,009FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time84%COVID-19 safety
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