Manila (MNL) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) Flights

Get cheap flights from Manila (MNL) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

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Fly non-stop from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

There are many flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu, both direct flights and flights with layovers for cheap fares. With our online travel agent feature, the airlines that we offer for this route include legacy carriers like Philippine Airlines (PAL), Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air (Batik Air), Royal Brunei and Singapore Airlines on which you can travel in luxury and style. You can check for Manila to Kota Kinabalu promos on or the AirAsia MOVE. For those who prefer to fly with no-frills, then AirAsia, Scoot and JetStar are excellent choices for your flight booking. Just be sure to check the Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight time and choose the timing that suits you.

Find the fastest route travel time from Manila to Kota Kinabalu

If you want to know how many hours it takes from Manila to Kota Kinabalu, the shortest flight is a non-stop flight that only takes 2 hours 15 minutes. If you choose to fly with a layover, your Manila to Kota Kinabalu flight time may increase depending on your transit time. There are many benefits with layovers like getting to see a new city if your transit time allows this. Good layover cities include Kuala Lumpur, Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) and Singapore. Visit the AirAsia MOVE and get your flight booking from Manila to Kota Kinabalu now. 

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What is the cheapest price for Manila to Kota Kinabalu?

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If I want to get a direct flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu, which airlines are available for booking?

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How long does it usually take to fly from Manila to Kota Kinabalu?

A non-stop flight from Manila to Kota Kinabalu takes around -.

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If I have a problem with my flight or flight booking, whom can I contact?

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What is the name of the airport in Kota Kinabalu?

The name of the airport in Kota Kinabalu is Kota Kinabalu International Airport (airport code: BKI)

What to see & do in Kota Kinabalu

Located in the Malaysian state of Sabah in the island of Borneo, Kota Kinabalu is a popular tourist destination famed for its stunning beaches and delicious seafood. Many people also visit this city to climb Mount Kinabalu, one of the tallest peaks in Southeast Asia. Here are some must-visit attractions in Kota Kinabalu.

1. Mari Mari Cultural Village

Visitors here will get a better understanding of Sabah’s indigenous culture thanks to its interactive exhibits and cultural performances. 

2. Signal Hill Observatory Platform

When you visit Kota Kinabalu, don’t forget to visit this tower that’s located at the highest point of the city and offers panoramic views of Kota Kinabalu and the surrounding islands. 

3. Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park

Made up of 5 islands in the South China Sea, this marine park is perfect for snorkelling and diving thanks to its abundant marine life. 

4. Kota Kinabalu City Mosque

Do not miss this attraction on your trip to Kota Kinabalu. This beautiful floating mosque sits on a man-made lagoon and is a peaceful setting for prayer and reflection.

5. Gaya Street Sunday Market

Happening every Sunday morning, this market offers delicious local food and souvenirs. After the market, visitors can also head to the Atkinson Clock Tower for photo opportunities.  

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