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Fares from $591 One Way, $1,343 Round Trip from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

Prices starting at $1,343 for return flights and $591 for one-way flights to Kota Kinabalu were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeBKI
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San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

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Flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu?

There aren't any direct flights on this route. But Asiana Airlines, Korean Air and Singapore Airlines will fly you from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) with only one stopover.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu?

Taking at least 16 hours and 10 minutes, the journey from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) is classed as a long-haul flight. Try to catch a few hours of sleep while you're in the air to help avoid jet lag.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Kota Kinabalu?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Kota Kinabalu have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Kota Kinabalu with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Kota Kinabalu without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on 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.