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Travelers usually depart from Ninoy Aquino International, or Manila - Cubao when they travel from Manila to Kota Kinabalu. The most popular airlines for this route are Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, AirAsia, Korean Air, and Asiana Airlines. Manila and Kota Kinabalu have 48 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights52210-1712

Check-in for a flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
Singapore AirlinesSIASQYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Korean AirKALKEYesNo
Asiana AirlinesAAROZYesNo

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Manila?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Manila and Cebu, Singapore, Davao, Caticlan, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Perth, Bangkok, Butuan, Dumaguete, Puerto Princesa, Iloilo City, Legazpi, General Santos, Del Carmen, Auckland, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Bacolod, Dubai.
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, Kuala Terengganu, Sandakan, Johor Bahru, Labuan, Miri, Melbourne, Tawau, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Lahad Datu, Penang, Cebu, Sibu, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney.
What airports are near Manila?
The main airport in Manila is Ninoy Aquino International. It is also served by Ninoy Aquino International, Clark 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, Kudat, Limbang, Lawas.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Manila and Kota Kinabalu?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Manila and Kota Kinabalu thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Manila and Kota Kinabalu can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Manila and Kota Kinabalu?
Currently, you can fly between Manila and Kota Kinabalu with Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, AirAsia, Korean Air, Asiana Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Manila and Kota Kinabalu?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Manila and Kota Kinabalu, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Manila and Kota Kinabalu?
Traveling between Manila and Kota Kinabalu, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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