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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

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to BKI flight in 2021: compare London to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
LON - BKI
Price
£640 - £1,080
BKI
Temperature
26 - 27 °C
BKI
Precipitation
60 - 351 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

£515

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

£465

From London (LON) to Kota Kinabalu

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London to Kota Kinabalu?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Kota Kinabalu at least 43 days early can save you up to 28% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 43 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Kota Kinabalu for as little as £581 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £661 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from London to Kota Kinabalu in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Kota Kinabalu?

Flights from London to Kota Kinabalu are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Kota Kinabalu.

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

Flights from London to Kota Kinabalu lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Kota Kinabalu in November, with the cheapest ticket starting at £351.

Cheap flights from London to Kota Kinabalu in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LON to BKI flights in October, November
29 Oct - 5 Nov
£538pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Oct - 5 Nov
£584pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
29 Oct - 5 Nov
£703pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Kota Kinabalu 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from London found for this year
29 Oct - 5 Nov
£538pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Oct - 5 Nov
£584pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
29 Oct - 5 Nov
£703pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Kota Kinabalu
13:55 - 16:00
KLM
2 stops
66h 05m
LCY - BKI
KLM
£959
TravelJunction
09:10 - 13:20
Qatar Airways
2 stops
20h 10m
LHR - BKI
Qatar Airways
£2,430
qatarairways.com
10:30 - 17:30
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
23h 00m
LCY - BKI
Multiple Airlines
£2,849
Bravofly

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Flight FAQs

From London to Kota Kinabalu

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

Most people fly into Kota Kinabalu (BKI) if they book a flight to Kota Kinabalu from London. On average, Kota Kinabalu has 0 inbound flights from London per day from 6 airlines. Kota Kinabalu is conveniently located just 3.6 mi from Kota Kinabalu’s city centre.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from London to Kota Kinabalu for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Kota Kinabalu for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just £533, but on average you can expect to pay £737.

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

According to our current data, Etihad Airways (£533), Turkish Airlines (£534), and Qatar Airways (£667) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Kota Kinabalu. Etihad Airways is 7% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £901 on KLM. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qatar Airways from £1,799 and Malaysia Airlines from £2,930 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Kota Kinabalu?

On average you can expect to pay £503 for a flight from London to Kota Kinabalu. The cheapest flight overall is £372 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Kota Kinabalu) is currently priced at £494.

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

Consider British Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines or China Southern when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the most popular routes from London to Kota Kinabalu?

The most popular route from London to Kota Kinabalu is London Heathrow - Kota Kinabalu. You may also consider London Gatwick - Kota Kinabalu or London City - Kota Kinabalu.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Kota Kinabalu

Most visitors from London will not be allowed to enter Kota Kinabalu.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kota Kinabalu.

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

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

Returning to London 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.

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

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Alternative routes for London to Kota Kinabalu

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Kota Kinabalu.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = RM 5.72
Average temperature for October in Kota Kinabalu
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Kota Kinabalu
411.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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London City (LCY)
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Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 6 airlines flying from London to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
£303 £460 No cancel fee 69%
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Etihad Airways
£430 £490 No cancel fee 75%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
£447 £571 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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Malaysia Airlines
£486 £1,006 No cancel fee 67%
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Emirates
£487 £627 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£519 £652 No cancel fee 81%
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