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Cheap flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu from ₱3,047

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 7/3. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MNL — BKI
Jun 18 — Jun 251
1 adult
Tue 6/18
Tue 6/25

The best prices from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in January or October, booked 89 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

Cheap flight deals from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Manila (MNL) 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 June 13, 2024.

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May

Cheapest in

January

Round-trip from

₱4,622

One-way from

₱3,632
High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
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From Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu
One-way flight from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu

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

Friday 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 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 29 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 ₱5,039 1-2 weeks out and tickets from ₱7,675 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

January can be a great time to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Manila with a flight ticket averaging about ₱5,776. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of January for as cheap as ₱4,277. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of May.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MNL to BKI?

It’s typically best to fly out from Manila to Kota Kinabalu at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 21% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Malaysia Airlines for the route between Manila and Kota Kinabalu. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 441,621 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Consider these cheap Malaysia Airlines flights we've found departing from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Thu 6/273:05 pmMNL - BKI
2 stops26h 55mMalaysia Airlines
Sun 6/309:00 pmBKI - MNL
2 stops17h 05mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱24,255
Fri 8/2312:50 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop8h 50mMalaysia Airlines
Mon 8/269:50 amBKI - MNL
1 stop11h 35mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱27,770

Cheap Philippine Airlines flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Philippine Airlines for the route between Manila and Kota Kinabalu. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 441,621 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Take a gander at the lowest prices we've found on Philippine Airlines flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Thu 6/2711:20 amMNL - BKI
1 stop13h 20mPhilippine Airlines
Sun 6/309:45 pmBKI - MNL
1 stop17h 15mPhilippine Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱26,774
Sat 9/711:20 amMNL - BKI
1 stop12h 20mPhilippine Airlines
Sat 9/145:20 amBKI - MNL
1 stop15h 00mPhilippine Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱81,671

Cheap Manila to Kota Kinabalu flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Manila to Kota Kinabalu specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 441,621 searches. Prices were last updated on June 13, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Kota Kinabalu in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Tue 7/1610:45 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop11h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/171:45 amBKI - MNL
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱9,257
Tue 7/3010:45 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop10h 00mMultiple Airlines
Thu 8/11:45 amBKI - MNL
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱9,433
Tue 6/2510:45 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop11h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/261:45 amBKI - MNL
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱10,721
Tue 7/167:35 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/188:15 pmBKI - MNL
1 stop24h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱12,421
Tue 7/3010:30 amMNL - BKI
2 stops9h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 8/11:45 amBKI - MNL
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱13,885
Tue 7/167:35 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/179:45 pmBKI - MNL
1 stop14h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱14,120
Tue 7/167:35 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/182:00 pmBKI - MNL
2 stops22h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱14,178
Tue 7/163:00 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop9h 05mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/178:50 amBKI - MNL
2 stops20h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱16,463
Tue 7/309:40 pmMNL - BKI
2 stops19h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/28:30 amBKI - MNL
1 stop12h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱17,400

Manila to Kota Kinabalu 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Manila and Kota Kinabalu in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 441,621 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Kota Kinabalu in 2024 at this time. Check back soon for alternative fares.
Tue 7/1610:45 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop11h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/171:45 amBKI - MNL
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱9,257
Tue 7/3010:45 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop10h 00mMultiple Airlines
Thu 8/11:45 amBKI - MNL
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱9,433
Tue 6/2510:45 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop11h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/261:45 amBKI - MNL
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱10,721
Mon 9/211:10 pmMNL - BKI
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/97:00 amBKI - MNL
1 stop14h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱11,483
Mon 9/211:10 pmMNL - BKI
Nonstop2h 10mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/910:15 amBKI - MNL
2 stops11h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱11,600
Tue 7/167:35 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/188:15 pmBKI - MNL
1 stop24h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/12₱12,421
Tue 8/277:35 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/210:15 amBKI - MNL
2 stops11h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱12,538
Tue 8/277:35 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/25:20 amBKI - MNL
1 stop16h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱12,596
Sun 9/17:35 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop25h 15mScoot
Mon 9/99:35 pmBKI - MNL
1 stop8h 05mScoot
Deal found 6/13₱13,124

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Manila

Search for one-way flight options from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 441,621 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. Users in need of a round-trip flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Wed 7/311:10 pmMNL - BKI
Nonstop2h 10mPhilippines AirAsia
Deal found 6/13₱3,047
Thu 7/2511:10 pmMNL - BKI
Nonstop2h 10mPhilippines AirAsia
Deal found 6/13₱3,515
Mon 7/111:10 pmMNL - BKI
Nonstop2h 10mPhilippines AirAsia
Deal found 6/13₱3,632
Sun 9/18:55 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop14h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱3,984
Thu 8/810:45 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop12h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱5,683
Mon 9/26:55 amMNL - BKI
1 stop13h 55mScoot
Deal found 6/13₱5,742
Thu 7/251:15 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop9h 00mAirAsia
Deal found 6/13₱6,152
Mon 7/110:45 pmMNL - BKI
1 stop11h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱6,503
Thu 8/81:15 pmMNL - BKI
2 stops10h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/13₱7,441

Find flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 441,621 searches. Data last updated June 13, 2024.

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₱9,257 - ₱30,583

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Price

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Tue 7/16

1 stop11h 55m

Kota Kinabalu

Wed 7/17

Nonstop2h 10m

₱9,257

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Tue 7/30

1 stop10h 00m

Kota Kinabalu

Thu 8/1

Nonstop2h 10m

₱9,433

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Tue 6/25

1 stop11h 55m

Kota Kinabalu

Wed 6/26

Nonstop2h 10m

₱10,721

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Mon 9/2

Nonstop2h 10m

Kota Kinabalu

Mon 9/9

1 stop14h 25m

₱11,483

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Mon 9/2

Nonstop2h 10m

Kota Kinabalu

Mon 9/9

2 stops11h 10m

₱11,600

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Sun 9/1

1 stop25h 15m

Kota Kinabalu

Mon 9/9

1 stop8h 05m

₱13,124

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Thu 6/27

2 stops26h 55m

Kota Kinabalu

Sun 6/30

2 stops17h 05m

₱24,255

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Thu 6/27

1 stop13h 20m

Kota Kinabalu

Sun 6/30

1 stop17h 15m

₱26,774

Manila Ninoy Aquino IntlKota Kinabalu

MNL - BKI

MNLBKI

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Fri 8/23

1 stop24h 20m

Kota Kinabalu

Sun 8/25

1 stop21h 50m

₱30,583

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Deals found on 6/12

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on May 31, 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 89 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Manila to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on June 9, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight should consider departing on Monday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday 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 Manila to Kota Kinabalu

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

Plan your trip to Kota Kinabalu by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

BKI

Temperature

26 - 27 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Kota Kinabalu, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, April is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 27.0 C. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 26.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing Kota Kinabalu

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Kota Kinabalu. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Reviews last updated June 13, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines and China Eastern from Manila to Kota Kinabalu by reading reviews from past customers. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.

Entertainment

6.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.4

Boarding

7.6

Food

7.1

Crew

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew wasn’t very friendly- refused water to a nursing mother.

7.4
Good
360 reviews

Entertainment

6.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.4

Boarding

7.6

Food

7.1

Crew

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew wasn’t very friendly- refused water to a nursing mother.

7.4
Good
1,176 reviews

Entertainment

6.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.4

Boarding

7.6

Food

7.1

Crew

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew wasn’t very friendly- refused water to a nursing mother.

7.3
Good
458 reviews

Entertainment

6.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.4

Boarding

7.6

Food

7.1

Crew

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew wasn’t very friendly- refused water to a nursing mother.

6.7
Okay
237 reviews

Entertainment

6.8

Comfort

7.5

Overall

7.4

Boarding

7.6

Food

7.1

Crew

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew wasn’t very friendly- refused water to a nursing mother.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu for under ₱9,300 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu for under ₱9,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just ₱9,257, but on average you can expect to pay ₱14,354.

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

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

    Flying on Scoot is currently your cheapest option to Kota Kinabalu, with prices starting at ₱13,124. Another option worth looking into is Malaysia Airlines, starting at ₱24,255 round trip.

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

    ₱3,047 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Philippines AirAsia. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Scoot and AirAsia, with prices starting from ₱5,742 and ₱6,152, respectively.

  • What are the cheapest flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu?

    On average you can expect to pay ₱4,988 for a flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. The cheapest flight overall is ₱2,449 while the most popular route, (Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl - Kota Kinabalu) is currently priced at ₱6,972.

  • What does MNL to BKI mean?

    This is defined as Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl Airport (MNL) 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 Manila to Kota Kinabalu that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Manila 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 Manila to Kota Kinabalu with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Manila 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 Manila to Kota Kinabalu that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Manila 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 Manila to Kota Kinabalu that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Manila 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 Manila to Kota Kinabalu?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Manila 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.

  • How recently were the Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight deals updated?

    The Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/13.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu?

    Currently, July is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu (average of ₱79). Flying from Manila to Kota Kinabalu in June is currently the most expensive (average of ₱106). 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 4 airlines flying from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

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Philippines AirAsiaCheapest₱3,768Average₱5,728FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time53%
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Hourly flight availability from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

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