Cheap flights from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu

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How to find the cheapest flight from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to BKI flight in 2022: compare Auckland to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.

AKL - BKI

Price

$651 - $1,157

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

BKI

Precipitation

60 - 351 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

$1,147

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$972

From Auckland Intl to Kota Kinabalu

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

Monday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Kota Kinabalu.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Kota Kinabalu. Flights to Kota Kinabalu from Auckland in August are about $1,207 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $876.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu (AKL - BKI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Auckland to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Auckland found for this year
1 Aug - 30 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

33h 20m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

20h 55m
$1,564

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

1 Aug - 30 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

3 stops

22h 40m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

47h 00m
$1,675

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 23/1/22

22 Aug - 6 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

20h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

34h 05m
$1,681

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to Kota Kinabalu flights.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Kota Kinabalu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Malaysia Airlines, China Southern, and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this Auckland to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

The Auckland Intl to Kota Kinabalu flight path was viewed by 478 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu?

Consider China Southern, Malaysia Airlines or Air New Zealand when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu? While on average our users pay $1,072, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $1,072. The most popular route (Auckland Intl - Kota Kinabalu), is priced around $6,019.

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Can I fly to Kota Kinabalu from Auckland Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Auckland Intl to Kota Kinabalu

Most visitors from Auckland Intl will not be allowed to enter Kota Kinabalu.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Kota Kinabalu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.

Can I fly back to Auckland Intl from Kota Kinabalu?

Returning to Auckland Intl from Kota Kinabalu

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

Top 3 airlines flying from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Kota Kinabalu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$639
Average$1,022
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$859
Average$1,185
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$1,098
Average$1,582
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety