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How to find the cheapest flight from
Gatwick (LGW) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to BKI flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

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 is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu (LGW - BKI)?

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.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

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.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LGW to BKI flights in May, June
16 Jun - 23 Jun
£669pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
15 Jun - 22 Jun
£690pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
14 Jun - 29 Jun
£724pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Gatwick found for this year
12 Oct - 27 Oct
£635pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
5 Oct - 20 Oct
£666pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
16 Jun - 23 Jun
£669pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Gatwick, departing today and this week
28 May - 5 Jun
£1,088pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
28 May - 5 Jun
£1,193pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
27 May - 11 Jun
£4,075pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu
05:00 - 10:15
Qatar Airways
2 stops
22h 15m
LGW - BKI
Qatar Airways
£458
qatarairways.com
10:30 - 20:40
Emirates
2 stops
27h 10m
LGW - BKI
Emirates
17:45 - 16:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
40h 05m
LGW - BKI
Multiple Airlines
£757
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kota Kinabalu from London Gatwick?

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.

Which airlines flying from London Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under £700 on Cheapflights?

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.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under £1,100?

There are currently 8+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than £1,100.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

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.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu are Qatar Airways (£392), Scoot (£413), and Emirates (£676).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Gatwick?

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.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.

Documents
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.


Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from Kota Kinabalu?

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.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Alternative routes for Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu

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Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = RM 5.46
Average temperature for May in Kota Kinabalu
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Kota Kinabalu
213.0 mm

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