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Cheap Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA CodeBKI
Destination Airport IATA CodeKUL
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time2 hours 29 mins

Helpful Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) Flight Information

Traveling From Kota Kinabalu
Origin Airport IATA Code BKI
Traveling To Kuala Lumpur
Destination Airport IATA Code KUL
Number of Airlines Serving 9
Available Airlines
Distance 1629 km
Direct Flight Time 2 30
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

Is it possible to fly from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur right now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor will inform you of health advisories or flying restrictions if you're flying from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur sometime soon.

Is there a direct flight between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur?

Want to fly direct from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur? Unfortunately, that's not possible at the moment. However, you'll be able to get one of the multi-stop flights advertised on this route.

How long is a direct flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

The journey of 1,025 miles between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur takes approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes, but could even be as quick as 2 hours and 20 minutes. Family break or romantic escape? Active or leisurely? Whatever your type of holiday, fly to your destination the easy way with a nonstop flight.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Kuala Lumpur due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Kuala Lumpur booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur flights?

The routes that are flown most frequently between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur are:

  • Kota Kinabalu Intl. Airport (BKI) to Kuala Lumpur Airport - 103 flights per week
  • Labuan Airport to KUL - 35 flights per week
  • Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport (SZB) - 14 flights per week
What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

There are numerous airlines operating flights between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur. Find a carrier that will offer you more for your hard-earned cash among these quality picks:

  • Malaysia Airlines with 607 flights every month.
  • AirAsia with 456 flights every month.
  • Malindo Air with 456 flights every month.
  • Firefly with 60 flights every month.
How many flights are there from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

You've got plenty of choice when it comes to travelling from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur. With some 15 flights operating each day, the time to get away is up to you.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Place to stay after flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

Le Méridien Putrajaya

Le Méridien Putrajaya

5 out of 5
Lebuh IRC, IOI Resort City, Sepang, Serdang
The price is £43 per night from 15 May to 15 May
This family-friendly Serdang hotel is located in the business district, 0.5 mi (0.7 km) from IOI City Mall, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Farm In The City and Alamanda ...
Le Méridien Putrajaya
Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
The price is £81 per night from 15 May to 15 May
This family-friendly Kuala Lumpur hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 15-minute walk of Petronas Twin Towers and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. ...
4.8/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)
"Nous avons tout apprécié. Nous avons mangé de meilleurs canards laqués dans des établissements bien moins cotés."

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2020

Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur
The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection

5 out of 5
5 Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, Kuala Lumpur
The price is £76 per night from 17 May to 17 May
Located in Tasik Perdana, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of National Mosque, Merdeka Square and Petaling Street. Perdana Botanical Gardens and ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
"A very interesting hotel due to the Art Deco design and 1930s ambience."

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2018

The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Autograph Collection

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Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur
The price is £52 per night from 17 May to 17 May
This family-friendly Kuala Lumpur hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 10-minute walk of KLCC Park, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre and Suria KLCC ...
4.1/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
"after a very stressful start at checkin things were put right and our stay was very pleasant."

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2020

Traders Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Hilton Kuala Lumpur

Hilton Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
3 Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur
The price is £42 per night from 17 May to 17 May
Located in Kuala Lumpur Sentral, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Central Market, Merdeka Square and Mid Valley Mega Mall. Kuala Lumpur Tower and Berjaya ...
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
"Petit déjeuner trop cher surtout si on ne prend qu’un « continental breakfast «  On devrait pouvoir avoir le choix et si choix il y avait il ne m’a pas été proposé. Buffet excellent mais pour quelqu’un qui ne peut pas manger épicé pas assez de choix de non épicé. J’ai commandé un club sandwich dans ..."

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Hilton Kuala Lumpur
JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur

5 out of 5
183 Jalan Bukit Bintang, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur
The price is £60 per night from 9 Jun to 9 Jun
Located in Kuala Lumpur City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from Fahrenheit 88 Shopping Mall and Pavilion Kuala Lumpur. Lot 10 Shopping Centre and Bukit ...
3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)
"Took at least 15mins to checkin. No idea what they where doing but seemed to take excessively long to checkin. Also no regard for queue, just letting whoeveer checking even if they arrived later"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2019

JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur
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^Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on ebookers.ie from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.