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 £585. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £666.
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 £582 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £353. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.
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.
Located just 3.6 mi from the city centre, Kota Kinabalu is the airport most travellers 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.
At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both London Gatwick Airport and Kota Kinabalu for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.
Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under £3,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £3,432, but on average you can expect to pay £3,596.
Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £591. While the most popular route (London Gatwick - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for £548 on average our data indicates £591 when flying from London Gatwick Airport to Kota Kinabalu
Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Kota Kinabalu
Most visitors from London Gatwick will not be allowed to enter Kota Kinabalu.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kota Kinabalu.
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.
Returning to London Gatwick from Kota Kinabalu
COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Gatwick.
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.