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The distance between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu is 804 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, and Firefly. Kuching and Kota Kinabalu have 52 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights210614-812
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AirAsia on Fridays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Kuching 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 Kuching to Kota Kinabalu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu takes around 1.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu?
The flight distance between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu is 804 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kuching?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuching and Kuala Lumpur, Sandakan, Tawau, Kuala Terengganu, Singapore, Labuan, Bandar Seri Begawan, Taipei, Limbang, Surabaya, Miri, Manila, Ipoh, Kuantan, Johor Bahru, Kota Bharu, Yogyakarta, Mukah, Siem Reap, Semarang.
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, Johor Bahru, Labuan, Miri, Melbourne, Tawau, Kota Bharu, Lahad Datu, Penang, Cebu, Sibu, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney.
What airports are near Kuching?
The main airport in Kuching is Kuching International. It is also served by Kuching 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.
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