Cheap flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

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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

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

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to BKI flight in 2021: 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
Precipitation
60 - 351 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Average price

$446

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

$446

From Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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%.

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.

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 $609 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $408. 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 October

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu
19:50 - 20:50
Cebu Pacific
1 stop
28h 00m
MEL - BKI
Cebu Pacific
$716
Kiwi.com
19:40 - 07:15
Malaysia Airlines
1 stop
14h 35m
MEL - BKI
Malaysia Airlines
$750
SmartFares
19:35 - 13:00
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
20h 25m
MEL - BKI
Multiple Airlines
$1,004
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Melbourne</span> to <span class="emphasized">Kota Kinabalu</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

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. Royal Brunei Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Scoot 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 Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,829, but on average you can expect to pay $1,931.

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 flights from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $216. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for $1,829 on average our data indicates $922 when flying from Melbourne Airport to Kota Kinabalu

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

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

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

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

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

Returning to Melbourne 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 Melbourne.

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

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Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 3.06
Average temperature for October in Kota Kinabalu
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Kota Kinabalu
411.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 4 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Scoot
$390 $633 No cancel fee N/A
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Royal Brunei Airlines
$407 $697 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
$613 $938 No cancel fee 67%
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Singapore Airlines
$752 $1,060 No cancel fee 81%
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