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Flights to Borneo in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 3% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price£616Average for round-trip flights in April 2021
Round-trip from£605From London to Kota Kinabalu

Cheapest prices for Borneo flights by month

January
£546
February
£495
March
£500
April
£543
May
£506
June
£519
July
£617
August
£541
September
£504
October
£503
November
£435
December
£568
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Borneo is currently November; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Borneo?

LON - BKI
Price
£435 - £980
BKI
Temperature
31 - 33 °C
BKI
Rainfall
79 - 411 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, November is seen as the time to fly to Borneo, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. April sees the temperatures in Borneo peak to their warmest. October tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Borneo?

Booking 43 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Borneo. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Borneo?

The cheapest flights to Borneo are usually found when departing on a Sunday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Borneo?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Borneo. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Borneo?

Flights to Borneo, Malaysia from the United Kingdom range from about 17h-30h. Your precise flight time will depend on your city of departure, as well as the number and length of stopovers. Your flight time will be on the shorter end of the spectrum if you’re travelling from as far south as London, whilst those travelling from Scotland and northern England will likely incur a flight time on the longer end of the range.

Where can you get direct flights to Borneo from?

Unfortunately, there are no direct flights to Borneo from the United Kingdom. The best chance you have at a flight with only one layover is to fly from either London or Manchester airports. When you do experience a layover en route to Borneo from the UK, you’ll likely have them in such common stopover cities as Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Singapore, and Kuala Lumpur.

How do you get from Borneo airport to the city centre?

When Borneo is your destination, you’ll alight at Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI), which is about 7.8km south of Kota Kinabulu city centre. To reach the city centre from the airport, buy a ticket from the Airport Taxi counter in the arrivals terminal and hand it to a taxi driver at the rank outside the terminal. It will cost you about £6 to arrive at Kota Kinabulu city centre. If your destination is Tawau or Sanfakan in Sabah, or Kuching in Sawak, it will cost you about £12.50 by taxi to these city centres. You can also rent a car from the airport if you prefer to do the driving. There are no public transportation options from the airport, so taking a taxi or hiring a car is usual.

What are some things to do in Borneo?

Borneo is Asia’s largest island and part of the Malay Archipelago. It’s northern, Malaysian-owned part of the island is a popular destination for holidaymakers who crave sprawling flora and fauna, thanks to Borneo’s sprawling green spaces and incredible wildlife. Have an incredible experience at the Rainforest Discovery Centre in Sabah, where you can walk along with elevated canopies and observe rare birds, wild plants, and the occasional orangutan above the trees. You can possibly see a wild orangutan if you visit Kuching’s Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre, a refuge and education centre for Borneo’s endangered orangutans. Take a guided boat tour along the Kinabatangan River in Sabah for a chance to see native Borneo wildlife, like elephants, crocodiles, and Proboscis monkeys in their natural setting. A day trip to Labuan Island just off the coast of Sabah will have you enjoying an afternoon sprinting across warm sandy beaches and luxuriating in the azure sea.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Borneo?

British citizens travelling to Borneo, Malaysia need a passport with six months of validity remaining from the date of their arrival, although a visa is not required for stays under 90 days.

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