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The best prices from London to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in November or September, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

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London (LON) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

LON - BKI
Price
£466 - £787
BKI
Temperature
31 - 33 °C
BKI
Rainfall
79 - 411 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

£616

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£466

From London to Kota Kinabalu

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Kota Kinabalu?

Users have found that flying from London to Kota Kinabalu on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 28% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 43 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Kota Kinabalu 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £583, or £664 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Kota Kinabalu from London. Prices for November average £580 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £352. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a November flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in November

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Kota Kinabalu (LON - BKI)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 13% on flights from London to Kota Kinabalu by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from London to Kota Kinabalu in April, May 2021

16 Apr - 18 Apr
£907pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£909pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£910pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Kota Kinabalu 2021 flight deals

30 Jun - 14 Jul
£605pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Jun - 14 Jul
£638pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Nov - 22 Nov
£661pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Kota Kinabalu

16 Apr - 18 Apr
£907pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£909pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£910pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

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Flight FAQs

From London to Kota Kinabalu

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Kota Kinabalu due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

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 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to Kota Kinabalu to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London to Kota Kinabalu. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to Kota Kinabalu that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Malaysia Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, and China Southern. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from London to Kota Kinabalu for under £729 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Kota Kinabalu for under £729. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £727, but on average you can expect to pay £1,099.

Are there direct flights from London to Kota Kinabalu for under £729 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from London to Kota Kinabalu, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Kota Kinabalu for under £947?

There are currently 6+ open flights from London to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than £947.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Kota Kinabalu?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 33 °Cs in April, on average. The temperature in Kota Kinabalu is generally hotter than in London. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from London to Kota Kinabalu?

For as low as £962, Malaysia Airlines can have you in Kota Kinabalu from London in 16h 55m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Kota Kinabalu return?

Our cheapest airline available from London to Kota Kinabalu is Qatar Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £729 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Malaysia Airlines, starting at £737 and £939 round-trip.

Alternative routes for London to Kota Kinabalu

Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Today's exchange rate
£1 = RM 5.68
Average temperature for April in Kota Kinabalu
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Kota Kinabalu
132.0 mm

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Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 6 airlines flying from London to Kota Kinabalu

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
£417 £634 No cancel fee 69%

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Etihad Airways
£592 £676 No cancel fee 75%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
£616 £787 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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Emirates
£670 £864 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£714 £898 No cancel fee 81%
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Malaysia Airlines
£670 £1,386 No cancel fee 67%
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