Sandakan to Kota Bharu flights from £124

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Book your trip to arrive at Sultan Ismail Petra, or Kota Bahru Bus Station. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, and Malindo Air. Sandakan and Kota Bharu have 83 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Sandakan to Kota Bharu

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

What are the most popular routes to and from Sandakan?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sandakan and Kuching, Tawau, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Kuala Terengganu, Denpasar, Alor Setar, Labuan, Penang, Manila, Bandar Seri Begawan, Johor Bahru, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Makassar, Puerto Princesa, Lahad Datu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Bharu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Bharu and Johor Bahru, Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Langkawi, Bintulu, Hong Kong, Kuching, Tawau, Labuan, Kota Kinabalu, Kuantan, Ho Chi Minh City, Krabi, Denpasar, Guangzhou, Bandung, Siem Reap, Surabaya, Perth.
What airports are near Sandakan?
The main airport in Sandakan is Sandakan. It is also served by Tawau, Sandakan, Lahad Datu.
What airports are near Kota Bharu?
The main airport in Kota Bharu is Sultan Ismail Petra. It is also served by Sultan Ismail Petra, Sultan Mahmud, Narathiwat.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sandakan and Kota Bharu?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sandakan and Kota Bharu thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sandakan and Kota Bharu 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 Sandakan and Kota Bharu?
Currently, you can fly between Sandakan and Kota Bharu with AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, Malindo Air.
When's the best time to travel between Sandakan and Kota Bharu?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Sandakan and Kota Bharu, 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 Sandakan and Kota Bharu?
Traveling between Sandakan and Kota Bharu, 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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