When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 28% on flights from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £645. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £734.
When flying from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.
Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kota Kinabalu from London Gatwick Airport. Users have commonly found prices around £641 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £389. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.
Located just 3.6 mi from the city center, Kota Kinabalu is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Kota Kinabalu from London Gatwick. Booking flights from London Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from London Gatwick from 2 different airlines.
Some of our airline partners flying from London Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates and Malaysia Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.
Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £635, but on average you can expect to pay £790.
There are currently 8+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than £1,100.
Currently priced at £669, Qatar Airways will fly you from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Qatar Airways is priced at 3% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.
The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu are Qatar Airways (£392), Scoot (£413), and Emirates (£676).
Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu
Most visitors from London Gatwick need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kota Kinabalu.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 2 days for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Kota Kinabalu.
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.
https://mysejahtera.malaysia.gov.my/intro/ - check-ins via the contact tracing app MySejahtera will no longer be required, but the MySJ Trace function should be activated for contact tracing.
Returning to London Gatwick from Kota Kinabalu
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London Gatwick.
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.