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Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport

BKI — MEL
27 Jul — 3 Aug1
1 adult
Sat 27/7
Sat 3/8

The best prices from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne are usually found in March or June, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Melbourne (MEL). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 22 July 2024.

Round-trip from

$199

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

March

Average price

$1,154
From Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne
High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024

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

Travellers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 47% 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 Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 35 days in advance to save up to 132% 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 35 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 Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $524, or $919 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Melbourne Airport from Kota Kinabalu. Prices for March average $726 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $436. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a March flight can save you 58% on your journey compared to booking in July

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from BKI to MEL?

When flying from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 24% versus a flight at midday.

How far ahead should I book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 19 July 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport, you should look to book at least 34 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne. Price data was last updated on 21 July 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport flight should consider departing on Thursday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in Melbourne by month

Plan your trip to Melbourne by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MEL

Temperature

8 - 20 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Melbourne Airport, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, January is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 20.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of July, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 8.0 C).

Related info for your journey

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

    For a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne, you will be flying from Kota Kinabalu. Kota Kinabalu (BKI) is just 5.8 km from the centre of the city. Kota Kinabalu is the only Kota Kinabalu airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Melbourne per day. 1 airline has flights to Melbourne from Kota Kinabalu on a regular basis.

  • What does BKI to MEL mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Kota Kinabalu Airport to Melbourne Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a BKI to MEL flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne with specific airlines?

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  • Can I find deals for flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne that include hotel bookings?

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    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport?

    Currently, May is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport (average of $132). Flying from Kota Kinabalu to Melbourne Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $174). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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