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The best prices from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in October or November, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Sunday and return on a Saturday

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

MEL - BKI
Price
$459 - $1,037
BKI
Temperature
31 - 33 °C
BKI
Rainfall
79 - 411 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 30% potential price drop

Average price

$459

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

$459

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 to Kota Kinabalu?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 27% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 55 days in advance to save up to 11% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 55 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $707, or $707 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $420.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 14% on airfare.

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu
19:35 - 15:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 40m
MEL - BKI
Multiple Airlines
$853
FlyFar
13:45 - 05:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
42h 30m
MEL - BKI
Multiple Airlines
$887
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu 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.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu have flexible changes 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 is one of the carriers where you may find flexible change policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Royal Brunei Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or Kota Kinabalu?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Melbourne is roughly less than Kota Kinabalu. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than Kota Kinabalu?

Temperatures around the 33 °Cs can be experienced in April. The weather in Kota Kinabalu is hotter than in Melbourne. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 2.97
Average temperature for October in Kota Kinabalu
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Kota Kinabalu
411.0 mm

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Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

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