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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Melbourne-Southern Cross, or Essendon when they travel from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Scoot, and Singapore Airlines. Melbourne and Kota Kinabalu have 350 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Kota Kinabalu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
ScootTGWTRYesNo
Singapore AirlinesSIASQYesNo

Malaysia COVID-19 travel restrictions

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Malaysia – 10/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Melbourne (AUS), MEL can enter Malaysia, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test is required
  • No quarantine is required
Forms and documents
  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Malaysia
  • Mandatory

Return

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in most places

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 Malaysia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
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, Tawau, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Lahad Datu, Penang, Cebu, Sibu, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
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 buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Kota Kinabalu?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Melbourne and Kota Kinabalu thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Melbourne 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 Melbourne and Kota Kinabalu?
Currently, you can fly between Melbourne and Kota Kinabalu with AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Scoot, Singapore Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Melbourne and Kota Kinabalu?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Melbourne 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.
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Is it possible to reach Melbourne by bus or train?
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What time do flights between Melbourne and Kota Kinabalu depart?
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