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Travelers usually depart from Senai International, Johor Bahru - Tun Aminah, or Johor-JB Larkin when they travel from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu. The distance between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu is 1455 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, and Firefly. Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu have 80 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
Malindo AirMXDODYesNo
FireflyFFMFYYesNo

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, Kudat, Lawas.
What buses and trains depart from Johor Bahru?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Johor Bahru, including KKKL Express, City Holidays Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johor Bahru and Kota Kinabalu?
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