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The distance between Tawau and Kota Kinabalu is 292 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and Firefly. Tawau and Kota Kinabalu have 33 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

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Check-in for a flight from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu

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

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Tawau and Kota Kinabalu takes around 0.86 hours.
What is the flight distance between Tawau and Kota Kinabalu?
The flight distance between Tawau and Kota Kinabalu is 292 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Tawau and Kota Kinabalu?
Several carriers operate flights between Tawau and Kota Kinabalu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tawau?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tawau and Kuching, Kuala Lumpur, Miri, Sandakan, Penang, Taipei, Kuala Terengganu, Singapore, Johor Bahru, Makassar, Labuan, Hong Kong, Kota Bharu, Puerto Princesa, Denpasar, Kuantan, Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Fukuoka, Bangkok, Manila.
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, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Lahad Datu, Penang, Cebu, Sibu, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney.
What airports are near Tawau?
The main airport in Tawau is Tawau. It is also served by Tawau, Lahad Datu.
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, Kudat, Lawas.
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