Cheap flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

MNL — BKI
Oct 1 — Oct 81
Round-trip
1 adult
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The best prices from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in October or August, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Manila (MNL) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best MNL to BKI flight in 2022: compare Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.

MNL - BKI

Price

₱121 - ₱2,038

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

BKI

Precipitation

60 - 351 mm

Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 78% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 73% potential price drop
Round-trip from₱7,104From Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu
One-way from₱3,053One-way flight from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu

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

Monday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. 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.

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

To save up to 76% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 52 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Manila to Kota Kinabalu from ₱14,619 1-2 weeks out and tickets from ₱19,022 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

October can be a great time to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Manila with a flight ticket averaging about ₱26,528. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as ₱2,172. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of September.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Manila to Kota Kinabalu (MNL - BKI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Manila to Kota Kinabalu in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 50% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu in September, October 2022

The best prices found for MNL to BKI flights for September, October
Oct 23 - Oct 26
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱6,752

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Oct 28 - Oct 31
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
₱7,221

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/23/22

Oct 23 - Oct 26
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱7,456

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Manila to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Manila found for this year
Nov 25 - Nov 28
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
₱6,282

Cebu Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Nov 20 - Nov 30
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 15m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱6,400

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 23 - Oct 26
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱6,752

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Cheap Cebu Pacific flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

Nov 25 - Nov 28
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
₱6,282

Cebu Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Mar 6 - Mar 26
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
₱7,339

Cebu Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Mar 24 - Mar 27
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 30m
₱8,396

Cebu Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Cheap Philippines AirAsia flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

Nov 20 - Nov 30
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 15m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱6,400

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 23 - Oct 26
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱6,752

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Nov 25 - Nov 29
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 15m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱7,221

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Direct flights to Kota Kinabalu from Manila

Save time with Manila to Kota Kinabalu direct flight deals
Nov 25 - Nov 28
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 25m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 05m
₱6,282

Cebu Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Nov 20 - Nov 30
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 15m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱6,400

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 23 - Oct 26
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 10m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱6,752

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/24/22

Last minute flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kota Kinabalu from Manila, departing today and this week
Oct 4 - Oct 8
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

9h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Nonstop

2h 00m
₱11,683

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/23/22

Oct 4 - Oct 8
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

9h 30m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

1 stop

6h 55m
₱14,502

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/23/22

Oct 1 - Oct 11
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

1 stop

23h 35m
BKI

Kota Kinabalu

MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

3 stops

46h 05m
₱14,619

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Manila

The cheapest one-way flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu
Nov 4
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 25m
₱2,759

Cebu Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/25/22

Feb 22
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 15m
₱2,818

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 4
MNL

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

BKI

Kota Kinabalu

Nonstop

2h 15m
₱2,936

Philippines AirAsia

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/23/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Manila to Kota Kinabalu flights.

Which airlines flying from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Philippines AirAsia, Scoot, and Royal Brunei Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu for under ₱6,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu for under ₱6,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cebu Pacific for just ₱6,282, but on average you can expect to pay ₱8,454.

Are there nonstop flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu for under ₱6,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 16 direct flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu under ₱6,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu is less than ₱8,161.

Are there last-minute flights available from Manila to Kota Kinabalu for under ₱11,700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than ₱11,700.

How popular is this Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

This flight path from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu was viewed by 507 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Manila to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

Flying on Cebu Pacific is currently your cheapest option to Kota Kinabalu, with prices starting at ₱6,282. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Philippines AirAsia and Scoot, with the lowest prices starting at ₱6,400 and ₱11,214, respectively. You may be able to fly from Manila to Kota Kinabalu for 76% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

₱2,759 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Cebu Pacific. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Philippines AirAsia and Scoot, with prices starting from ₱2,818 and ₱4,638, respectively.

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

Before booking your flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu check out the most popular airlines for this route: Cebu Pacific, AirAsia or Royal Brunei Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu?

On average you can expect to pay ₱5,662 for a flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. The cheapest flight overall is ₱2,830 while the most popular route, (Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl - Kota Kinabalu) is currently priced at ₱6,752.

Top 4 airlines flying from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Manila to Kota Kinabalu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Philippines AirAsiaCheapest₱5,943Average₱7,489FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time53%COVID-19 safety
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Cebu PacificCheapest₱6,647Average₱9,026FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time64%COVID-19 safety
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ScootCheapest₱6,825Average₱10,744FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Royal Brunei AirlinesCheapest₱11,912Average₱16,517FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time84%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

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Weekly flight availability from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Manila to Kota Kinabalu
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Monday0daily flights
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Friday1daily flight
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