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Fares from $22 One Way, $43 Round Trip from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

Prices starting at $43 for return flights and $22 for one-way flights to Kuala Lumpur were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

Flights Review

Feb 24, 2018

Very fast And hard landing

Route Information for Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

Origin Airport IATA CodeBKI
Destination Airport IATA CodeKUL
Distance1629 km
Direct Flight AirlinesKLM, Qatar Airways, JAL, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Firefly, Etihad Airways, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival11:55PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:20PM UTC

Cheap Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur

Kota Kinabalu International Airport

When traveling to Malaysia, you might pass through the Kota Kinabalu International Airport because this airport handles nearly five million passengers every year. AirAsia, South East Asian Airlines, Dragonair, and Korean Air are just a few of the 12 airlines providing flights from Kota Kinabalu every day. When you find that the prices on international flights are too high for your budget, head to Orbitz will help you find the right flight from Malaysia without breaking your budget.

Long-Stay Parking

You don't want to worry about your car when you head off on your vacation, which is why the airport offers multiple parking areas. The short-stay lots charge an hourly rate, while the long-stay lots charge a daily rate. Save money by parking in a long-stay lot for the duration of your trip.

Taxi and Car Hire

Although the airport has a few taxis waiting outside the terminal, those taxis are for people who are just arriving. You should call a local taxi cab company and book a low fare trip to the airport a few days before your trip. Car hire is also available from Angkatan Hebat Sdn Bhd and a few other companies. Hiring a car is like booking a taxi except that you usually get a nicer and newer vehicle.

Second Floor Restaurants

The second floor of the airport is also known as the mezzanine level because it overlooks the first floor. There are many restaurants here, and the first floor also has a few restaurants of its own, such as the Asia Delight Cafe and KFC. Even if you do not need to eat before you leave, you might still need access to discounted flights, and you can get those discounts with Whether you want to book a flight now or six months from now, you can still get discounted flights from Kota Kinabalu with Orbitz.

Flying Into Kuala Lumpur International Airport

The easiest way to find cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur is to book your air ticket on Whichever flight you take, you'll be flying into Kuala Lumpur International Airport, located about 31 miles from the center of Kuala Lumpur. The airport is one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. Kuala Lumpur International is high-end and modern, with plenty of the amenities that sophisticated travelers have come to expect. Airlines servicing the airport include Qantas, Lufthansa, British Airways, and Air China.

Transportation From Kuala Lumpur International Airport

One of the best ways to leave the airport is via train. The KLIA Ekspres can get you from the airport to the city center in just under half an hour for $11. You can also take the regular KLIA commuter train, which stops at three major stations between the airport and the city. Of course, all the major car rental agencies are represented at the airport. Just book your rental car on when you make your flight reservations to ensure that you get the best rates.

Weather in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur's climate is usually mild and sunny. Temperatures typically hover around 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Monsoon season, which is characterized by heavy rains and flooding, lasts from October to March.

Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur

The Islamic Arts Museum has an extensive collection of Islamic art and artifacts. The Aquaria KLCC is a world-class aquarium featuring over 5000 exhibits. Book your cheap flights to Kuala Lumpur through today to get your trip started.

Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Yes, if you're flying from BKI to KUL, you'll only have one flight number to remember. And even better — there are 3 airlines with nonstop services for you to choose from. Reliable ones include:

  • AirAsia
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Malindo Air
What is the shortest flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Air travel is one of life's great pleasures and privileges, especially when the trip is only 2 hours and 25 minutes. That's all it'll take to travel from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur.

How many hours flight from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

From BKI to KUL, you'll be in the sky for around 4 hours and 39 minutes. Settle in, order a glass of Champagne and take out your noise-canceling headphones. It's time to binge-watch your favorite TV shows.

What airlines have the most flights from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

Outstanding service, on-time reliability and terrific in-flight entertainment are just a few things that make for a comfortable journey with an airline. If you're jetting from Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI-Kota Kinabalu Intl.) to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL-Kuala Lumpur Intl.), why not fly with one of the best? AirAsia (AK) offers 460 flights on this route each month. Alternatively, reserve your favorite seat with Malaysia Airlines (MH). You'll have 302 monthly flights between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur to choose from with this carrier.


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^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 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.