Cheap flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

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The best prices from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu are usually found in March or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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 2021: compare Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
MNL - BKI
Price
₱5,073 - ₱8,007
BKI
Temperature
31 - 33 °C
BKI
Precipitation
79 - 411 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

₱5,073

From Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu

One-way from

₱10,046

One-way flight from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl 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 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 52% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 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 ₱7,261 1-2 weeks out and tickets from ₱8,952 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Manila with a flight ticket averaging about ₱6,532. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as ₱3,680. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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 afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 10% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu in September, October, 2021

The best prices found for MNL to BKI flights for September, October
13 Oct - 20 Oct
₱21,882pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
13 Oct - 20 Oct
₱22,827pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
30 Sep - 3 Oct
₱22,977pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Manila found for this year
3 Dec - 6 Dec
₱14,671pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
3 Dec - 6 Dec
₱16,561pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
Direct
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
3 Dec - 6 Dec
₱19,893pp
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MNL
Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from Manila

The cheapest one-way flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu
7:55 am - 4:40 pm
AirAsia
3 stops
32h 45m
MNL - BKI
AirAsia
₱10,046
Gotogate
3:35 am - 4:45 pm
Philippine Airlines
1 stop
13h 10m
MNL - BKI
Philippine Airlines
₱10,245
mytrip.com
8:15 am - 9:20 am
Malaysia Airlines
2 stops
49h 05m
MNL - BKI
Malaysia Airlines
₱14,273
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From Manila to Kota Kinabalu

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

Philippines AirAsia, Cebu Pacific, 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 ₱14,700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu for under ₱14,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just ₱14,671, but on average you can expect to pay ₱44,063.

How popular is this Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight route?

Flights from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu have been viewed 957 times in the past calendar month.

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

According to our current data, Malaysia Airlines (₱21,037), and Royal Brunei Airlines (₱32,923) offers the cheapest pricing from Manila to Kota Kinabalu.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu are AirAsia (₱10,046), Philippine Airlines (₱10,245), and Malaysia Airlines (₱14,273).

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COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl to Kota Kinabalu

Most visitors from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl will not be allowed to enter Kota Kinabalu.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.

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

Returning to Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl from Kota Kinabalu

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl.

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Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Manila to Kota Kinabalu.
Today's exchange rate
₱1 = RM 0.09
Average temperature for September in Kota Kinabalu
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Kota Kinabalu
297.0 mm

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Top 3 airlines flying from Manila Ninoy Aquino Intl 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Cebu Pacific
₱66 ₱112 No cancel fee 64%
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Philippines AirAsia
₱82 ₱135 No cancel fee 53%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
₱203 ₱281 No cancel fee 84%

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