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Book your trip to arrive at Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur-Hentian Duta, or Kuala Lumpur - Furama Bukit Bintang. The distance between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur is 1630 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Firefly, and Turkish Airlines. Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur have 79 direct flights per week.

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Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesUnknownNo
Malindo AirMXDODYesUnknownNo
FireflyFFMFYYesUnknownNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kota Kinabalu to Kuala Lumpur?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur takes around 2.5 hours.

What is the flight distance between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur?

The flight distance between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur is 1630 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur?

Several carriers operate flights between Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Malindo Air, AirAsia, Turkish Airlines, Malaysia Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Kinabalu?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur International, Penang International, Langkawi International, Kuching International, Senai International, Tawau, Sultan Ismail Petra, Sandakan, Sultan Abdul Halim, Bintulu, Kudat.

What are the most popular routes to and from Kuala Lumpur?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuala Lumpur and Singapore Changi, Soekarno–Hatta International, Kota Kinabalu International, Penang International, Kualanamu International, Lombok International, Langkawi International, Hang Nadim, Kuching International, Senai International, Minangkabau International.

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 airports are near Kuala Lumpur?

The main airport in Kuala Lumpur is Kuala Lumpur International. It is also served by Sultan Azlan Shah, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Malacca International.

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