Cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Manila

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Kota Kinabalu BKIManila MNL

Philippines AirAsia

£98
Kota Kinabalu BKIManila MNL

Philippines AirAsia

£100

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The distance between Kota Kinabalu and Manila is 1098 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, and Scoot. Kota Kinabalu and Manila have 127 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Direct flights1211121
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Cebu Pacific on Tuesdays, and Saturdays.

Philippines AirAsia on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Kota Kinabalu to Manila

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AirAsiaAXMAKYes0
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Malaysia AirlinesMASMHNo0
0
Philippine AirlinesPALPRYes0
0
Philippines AirAsiaEZDZ2No0
0
ScootTGWTRYesNo

Philippines COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Philippines – 11/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Malaysia can enter Philippines, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for vaccinated travelers
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Philippines
  • Recommended health declaration form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Philippines in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Kota Kinabalu to Manila?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kota Kinabalu and Manila takes around 2.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kota Kinabalu and Manila?
The flight distance between Kota Kinabalu and Manila is 1098 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kota Kinabalu and Manila?
Several carriers operate flights between Kota Kinabalu and Manila. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Cebu Pacific, Philippines AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Labuan, Kuala Terengganu, Lahad Datu, Sandakan, Tawau, Osaka, Miri, Singapore, Tokyo, Kuching, Cebu, Puerto Princesa, Sibu, Penang, Zamboanga City, Taipei, Busan, Makassar.
What are the most popular routes to and from Manila?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Manila and Singapore, Cebu, Hong Kong, Perth, Davao, Sydney, Tokyo, London, Cagayan de Oro, Del Carmen, Iloilo City, Melbourne, Butuan, Brisbane, General Santos, Dumaguete, Caticlan, Kuala Lumpur, Bacolod, Taipei.
What airports are near Kota Kinabalu?
The main airport in Kota Kinabalu is Kota Kinabalu International. It is also served by Kota Kinabalu International, Lawas, Limbang.
What airports are near Manila?
The main airport in Manila is Ninoy Aquino International. It is also served by Ninoy Aquino International, Clark International.
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