Cheap flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

MEL — BKI
29 May — 5 Jun1
Return
1 adult
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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 ME1 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$462From Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu
One-way from$263One-way flight from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

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

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne. Prices for October average $631 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $422. 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 to Kota Kinabalu (MEL - BKI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne 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 Melbourne to BKI flights in May, June
29 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

29h 25m
$925

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

27 May - 3 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

14h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

11h 50m
$1,008

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

29 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

23h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 25m
$1,109

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne found for this year
8 Oct. - 22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

32h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 45m
$510

Scoot

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Deal found 24/5/22

7 Oct. - 22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

24h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 45m
$521

Scoot

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Deal found 24/5/22

23 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 45m
$580

Scoot

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Deal found 22/5/22

Cheap Scoot flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

8 Oct. - 22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

32h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 45m
$510

Scoot

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Deal found 24/5/22

7 Oct. - 22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

24h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 45m
$521

Scoot

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Deal found 24/5/22

1 Sep. - 14 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

34h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

13h 10m
$617

Scoot

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Deal found 24/5/22

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

7 Oct. - 22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

13h 15m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 45m
$850

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

6 Oct. - 22 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

23h 15m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

17h 45m
$886

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne, departing today and this week
29 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

29h 25m
$925

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

29 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

23h 05m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

12h 25m
$1,109

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

29 May - 30 May
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

32h 40m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

33h 50m
$2,127

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu
18 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

15h 05m
$263

Scoot

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Deal found 22/5/22

18 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

2 stops

21h 15m
$455

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

18 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

3 stops

28h 25m
$3,678

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

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?

Kota Kinabalu (BKI) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 4 airlines have flights to the Kota Kinabalu airport from Melbourne. It is only a 5.8 km journey from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to 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 to Kota Kinabalu for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scoot for just $510, but on average you can expect to pay $825.

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

There are currently 3+ open flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

The Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu flight path was viewed by 1,096 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Currently priced at $510, Scoot will fly you from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu and back. In addition to Scoot, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Singapore Airlines and Malindo Air - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $850 and $938, respectively. These flights start at 19% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

When booking a flight from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu, you may want to consider flying on Royal Brunei Airlines, Malaysia Airlines or Singapore Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $516. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for $580 on average our data indicates $795 when flying from Melbourne to 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
ScootCheapest$386Average$571FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapest$811Average$967FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$853Average$949FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Royal Brunei AirlinesCheapest$960Average$1,004FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time84%COVID-19 safety
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