We've compared all 23 flights that go to or via Kota Kinabalu every week, to find the best deal for you. Malaysia Airlines usually has the cheapest flights from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu, so keep an eye out for them in your search results. If they’re not the cheapest option, try searching by month to compare costs throughout the week.
We scan thousands of airfares from hundreds of airlines across the globe. We've found that three airlines operate the 5775 km flight from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu. Flights during peak season tend to be the most expensive – so if you want to go during that time, it's best to book early. Or you could try to get a last-minute deal.
If you're fairly flexible about when you want to fly to Kota Kinabalu, searching by month will show you the cheapest times to go. It’s also worth looking out for flights operated by Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific & Singapore Airlines, as they're the most popular airlines for this journey.
Flights from Sydney to Kota Kinabalu normally take 17 hrs 45 mins. Make sure you check what refreshments or meals are included, so you can plan your journey. Before you book, why not check out our hotel and car hire options? We have some hotels close to the airport – handy if you're arriving late at night, or flying back very early.