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Heathrow (LHR) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to BKI flight in 2022: compare Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
LHR - BKI
Price
£816 - £1,146
BKI
Temperature
26 - 27 °C
BKI
Rainfall
60 - 351 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£818

Average for round-trip flights in July 2022

Round-trip from

£679

From London Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu (LHR - BKI)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

Find a great deal and save up to 15% by booking at least 43 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £799.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu in July, August 2022

The best prices found for LHR to BKI flights in July, August
18 Aug - 20 Sep
£871pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Aug - 12 Aug
£872pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Aug - 20 Sep
£884pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Heathrow found for this year
4 Nov - 9 Nov
£654pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Oct - 15 Oct
£672pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Sep - 1 Oct
£676pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
       
4 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu

15 Nov - 25 Nov
£702pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 9 Nov
£755pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Nov - 25 Nov
£770pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu

9 Oct - 14 Oct
£780pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Nov - 25 Nov
£784pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Oct - 15 Oct
£785pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on return flights to Kota Kinabalu from Heathrow, departing today and this week
12 Jul - 2 Aug
£1,282pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Jul - 2 Aug
£1,336pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Jul - 2 Aug
£1,362pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Royal Brunei Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu
07:00 - 10:15
Malaysia Airlines
2 stops
20h 15m
LHR - BKI
Malaysia Airlines
£696
Bookingwiz.co.th
17:30 - 12:40
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
36h 10m
LHR - BKI
Multiple Airlines
£1,176
Kiwi.com
05:25 - 16:50
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
28h 25m
LHR - BKI
Singapore Airlines
£5,320

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu

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

Kota Kinabalu (BKI) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from London Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kota Kinabalu from London Heathrow; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from London Heathrow per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights to the Kota Kinabalu airport from London Heathrow. It is only a 3.6 mi journey from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Kota Kinabalu’s city center.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Royal Brunei Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and China Southern flying from London Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £654, but on average you can expect to pay £734.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu for under £1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than £1,300.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

Flying on Singapore Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Kota Kinabalu, with prices starting at £702. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Royal Brunei Airlines and Etihad Airways, with the lowest prices starting at £736 and £757, respectively. These flights start at 11% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

The most popular airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu are British Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines and China Southern. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu?

On average you can expect to pay £2,720 for a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Kota Kinabalu. The cheapest flight overall is £785 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Kota Kinabalu) is currently priced at £654.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu

Most visitors from London Heathrow need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kota Kinabalu.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 2 days before departing to Kota Kinabalu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow 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 Heathrow from Kota Kinabalu?

Returning to London Heathrow 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 Heathrow.

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

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Alternative routes for Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu

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Top 7 airlines flying from London Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow to Kota Kinabalu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
£347 £528 No cancel fee 69%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
£512 £655 No cancel fee 84%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Royal Brunei Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Etihad Airways
£565 £631 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£592 £673 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£640 £715 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
£702 £883 No cancel fee 68%
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Malaysia Airlines
£720 £842 No cancel fee 67%
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