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Cheap flights from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu

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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in March or June, booked 30 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Sunday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to BKI flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
SYD - BKI
Price
$592 - $1,265
BKI
Temperature
31 - 33 °C
BKI
Precipitation
79 - 411 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

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

Average price

$736

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$592

From Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney to Kota Kinabalu?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 26% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 27% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu from $934 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $955 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $404.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu (SYD - BKI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 51% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Kota Kinabalu

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kota Kinabalu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Malaysia Airlines, Scoot, and Singapore Airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kota Kinabalu have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

How popular is this Sydney to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

The Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kota Kinabalu flight path was viewed by 637 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kota Kinabalu

Most visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith will not be allowed to enter Kota Kinabalu.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.

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

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 3.05
Average temperature for September in Kota Kinabalu
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Kota Kinabalu
297.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 4 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
$284 $462 No cancel fee N/A
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Malaysia Airlines
$459 $660 No cancel fee 67%
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Singapore Airlines
$515 $718 No cancel fee 81%
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China Southern
$453 $731 No cancel fee 69%
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