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Travelers usually depart from Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, or Santos Dumont when they travel from Rio de Janeiro to Kota Kinabalu. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Qatar Airways, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul, and LATAM Airlines. Rio de Janeiro and Kota Kinabalu have 73 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Number of flights105279-1210

Check-in for a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Kota Kinabalu

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesNo
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3YesNo
AzulAZUADYesNo
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYesNo

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and London, São Paulo, Dublin, Buenos Aires, Foz do Iguaçu, Salvador, Santiago de Chile, Lima, Florianópolis, Belo Horizonte, Manaus, Brasília, Recife, Curitiba, Cusco, Vitória, Espírito Santo, Fortaleza, Porto Seguro, Lisbon, Porto Alegre.
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, Kuching, Lahad Datu, Penang, Cebu, Sibu, Bandar Seri Begawan.
Which airports are there in Rio de Janeiro?
Rio de Janeiro is mainly served by Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International. But there are other airports nearby, including Santos Dumont.
What airports are near Rio de Janeiro?
The main airport in Rio de Janeiro is Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International. It is also served by Cabo Frio International, Zona da Mata Regional.
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, Kudat.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Rio de Janeiro and Kota Kinabalu?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Rio de Janeiro and Kota Kinabalu thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Rio de Janeiro 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 Rio de Janeiro and Kota Kinabalu?
Currently, you can fly between Rio de Janeiro and Kota Kinabalu with AirAsia, Qatar Airways, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Azul, LATAM Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Rio de Janeiro and Kota Kinabalu?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Rio de Janeiro 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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