Cheap flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu

Flights starting at £46. Choose between AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, or MYAirline to find the best price.

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Cheapest one-way trip

£46

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£47

Cheapest round-trip

£76

Average round-trip

£115

Nonstop flights in January

£47 – £65

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Singapore SINKota Kinabalu BKI

Scoot

£53

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1433 km
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Travelers usually depart from Singapore Changi, Singapore - Golden Mile, or Singapore - Golden Mile Tower when they travel from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu. The distance between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu is 1433 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, MYAirline, Singapore Airlines, and Scoot. Singapore and Kota Kinabalu have 206 direct flights per week.

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Scoot on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu

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AirAsiaAXMAKYes0
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Malaysia AirlinesMASMHNo0
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MYAirlineMYMZ9NoNo
Singapore AirlinesSIASQYes0
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ScootTGWTRYesNo

Malaysia COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Singapore can enter Malaysia, but there are restrictions.

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Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required for vaccinated travelers
  • Quarantine is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for Singapore
  • Mandatory health declaration form
  • Recommended health insurance for vaccinated travelers
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

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

How long does it take to travel from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu takes around 2.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu?
The flight distance between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu is 1433 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu?
Several carriers operate flights between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Scoot, AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Singapore?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Singapore and Jakarta, Bangkok, Manila, Kuala Lumpur, Denpasar, Dhaka, Praya, Lombok, Hanoi, Chennai, Shanghai, Ho Chi Minh City, Semarang, Tiruchirappalli, Yogyakarta, Bengaluru, Penang, Seoul, Chiang Mai, Hong Kong, New Delhi.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur, 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, Sydney.
What airports are near Singapore?
The main airport in Singapore is Singapore Changi. It is also served by Singapore Changi, Senai International, Malacca International, Seletar 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, Limbang, Lawas.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu?
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