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Cheap flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu

SDK — BKI
29 May — 5 Jun1
1 adult
Wed 29/5
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The best prices from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in September or June, booked 89 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sandakan (SDK) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 24 May 2024.

Popular in

April

Cheapest in

September

Average price

£32

Round-trip from

£668
High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

Departing on a Saturday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 248% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 84% 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 57 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 Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £23, or £42 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Sandakan. Users have commonly found prices around £27 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £13. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu (SDK - BKI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 18% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

When is the best time to book a flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on 22 May 2024.
The best time to book flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu is 89 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on 19 May 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu flight should consider departing on Sunday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Sandakan with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu by month

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BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

Related info for your journey

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  • What days are direct flights available from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

    You can find direct flights on the following days: Saturday.

  • How popular is this Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

  • How many flights depart from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu on average per day?

    Per day, 1 flight departs from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu on average.
    Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

    No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu consider choosing AirAsia (83%), Malaysia Airlines (64%) or Firefly (62%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

  • What does SDK to BKI mean?

    This is defined as Sandakan Airport (SDK) and Kota Kinabalu Airport (BKI). Codes like Kota Kinabalu Airport are often used to just call airports uniquely.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu?

    Currently, December is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu (average of £850). Flying from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu in July is currently the most expensive (average of £1,117). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu

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Hourly flight availability from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu

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Weekly flight availability from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu

Explore weekly flight availability from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
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