Cheap flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

Flights starting at £43. Choose between AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, or Firefly to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£44

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£50

Cheapest round-trip

£84

Average round-trip

£108

Nonstop flights in January

£50 – £86

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£45

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The distance between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu is 1455 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, MYAirline, and Malindo Air. Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu have 146 direct flights per week.

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Malaysia AirlinesMASMHNo0
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MYAirlineMYMZ9NoNo
Malindo AirMXDODYes0
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu takes around 2.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu?
The flight distance between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu is 1455 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu?
Several carriers operate flights between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Johor Bahru?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johor Bahru and Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Penang, Ipoh, Jakarta, Miri, Langkawi, Kuala Terengganu, Yogyakarta, Alor Setar, Surabaya, Kathmandu, Bangkok, Bandung, Tawau, Semarang, Kuching, Sibu, Da Nang.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Manila, Kuala Terengganu, Sandakan, Labuan, Miri, Melbourne, Tawau, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Lahad Datu, Penang, Cebu, Sibu, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney.
What airports are near Johor Bahru?
The main airport in Johor Bahru is Senai International. It is also served by Singapore Changi, Senai International, Malacca International, Seletar Airport.
What airports are near Kota Kinabalu?
The main airport in Kota Kinabalu is Kota Kinabalu International. It is also served by Kota Kinabalu International, Limbang, Lawas.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu?
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Airports near Johor Bahru

  • Singapore Changi
  • Senai International
  • Hang Nadim
  • Seletar Airport
  • Pulau Tioman Airport
  • Malacca International
  • Raja Haji Fisabilillah International

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