Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan

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Travelers usually depart from Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur - Hentian Duta, or Kuala Lumpur Central Train Station when they travel from Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan is 1847 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Korean Air, and Firefly. Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan have 86 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan

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

How long does it take to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan takes around 2.9 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan?
The flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan is 1847 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuala Lumpur and Sandakan. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kuala Lumpur?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, Singapore, Bangkok, Kota Kinabalu, Auckland, Langkawi, Penang, Dhaka, Denpasar, Kuching, Dubai, Manila, Madrid, Ho Chi Minh City, Chennai, Christchurch, Sydney, Melbourne, New Delhi, Surabaya.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sandakan?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sandakan and Kuching, Singapore, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Tawau, Taipei, Labuan, Kuala Terengganu, Johor Bahru, Sibu, Manila, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney, Langkawi, Bintulu, Bangkok, Penang, Hong Kong.
Which airports are there in Kuala Lumpur?
Kuala Lumpur is mainly served by Kuala Lumpur International. But there are other airports nearby, including Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah.
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.
What airports are near Sandakan?
The main airport in Sandakan is Sandakan. It is also served by Tawau, Sandakan, Lahad Datu.
What buses and trains depart from Kuala Lumpur?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Kuala Lumpur, including KLIA Ekspress.
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