Tawau to Kota Kinabalu Flights

Tawau to Kota Kinabalu Flight Info

Peak season for travel

August
US$23

Off-season for travel

May
US$20

Cheapest return ticket price

US$66
Tawau(TWU) ⇒ Kota Kinabalu(BKI)

Cheapest direct flight price

US$32
Tawau(TWU) ⇒ Kota Kinabalu(BKI)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When are flight tickets from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) the cheapest?

    Airlines adjust prices for flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu based on the date and time of your booking. By analyzing data from all airlines, on Trip.com, you can find the lowest flight prices on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.
  • How much do flights from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) cost?

    According to Trip.com's data, the lowest price is around US$194.
  • How long does it take to fly from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)?

    It takes about 53 minutes to fly from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI).
  • What is the transportation method from the main airport to downtown in Kota Kinabalu?

    • The distance from Kota Kinabalu International Airport to downtown is about 6km, by taxi about 20 minutes.
  • What time does the earliest flight from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu depart?

    The earliest flight departs from Tawau (TWU) at 07:30 and arrives in Kota Kinabalu (BKI) at 08:20.
  • What time does the latest flight from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu depart?

    The latest flight departs from Tawau (TWU) at 21:50 and arrives in Kota Kinabalu (BKI) at 22:40.
  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)?

    Airlines with flights from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI): AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia), Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and Malindo Air.
  • What's the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)?

    AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia) operates 210 non-stop flights from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI).
  • How many airports are there in Kota Kinabalu (BKI)?

    There are 1 airport(s) near Kota Kinabalu (BKI): Kota Kinabalu International Airport.
  • What are some travel guidelines for Kota Kinabalu during the COVID19 pandemic?

    Entry restrictions and flight schedule changes and cancellations are frequently updated and subject to change. If you plan to travel to Kota Kinabalu, please obtain the most updated information from the airline you plan to book your travels with. You can also refer to COVID19 Country/Region Entry Restrictions for more information.
  • Which airlines offer free date changes for flights to this city during the COVID19 pandemic?

    There are no airlines with flights to this city that provide this service. Please use this information as a reference only and confirm with the airline prior to booking.

Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) Flight Schedule

Flight info.
Departure
Arrival
RouteWeekly Schedule
AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

07:30

TWU

08:20

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

08:45

TWU

09:35

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

09:00

TWU

09:50

BKI

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Firefly

09:10

TWU

10:00

BKI

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Malaysia Airlines

09:15

TWU

10:05

BKI

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Malaysia Airlines

10:20

TWU

11:20

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

10:30

TWU

11:25

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

12:20

TWU

13:10

BKI

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Malindo Air

12:25

TWU

13:25

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

13:15

TWU

14:05

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

15:05

TWU

16:00

BKI

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Malindo Air

15:35

TWU

16:35

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

15:50

TWU

16:55

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

17:40

TWU

18:35

BKI

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Firefly

18:10

TWU

19:00

BKI

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Malaysia Airlines

18:15

TWU

19:05

BKI

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Malindo Air

18:55

TWU

19:55

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

19:15

TWU

20:05

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

20:35

TWU

21:25

BKI

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Malaysia Airlines

21:10

TWU

22:20

BKI

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AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia)

21:50

TWU

22:40

BKI

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Flight from Tawau (twi) to Kota Kinabalu (bki)

Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah, which is part of eastern Malaysia. In Malaysia and globally Kota Kinabalu is also known as KK. It is a major tourist destination and a gateway for tourists to Sabah and Borneo. Kinabalu Park has plenty of other tourist attractions in and around the town.

Tip: The best time to visit Kota Kinabalu is between the months from December to April. 

Reaching Kota Kinabalu

The distance from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu is 292 kilometers and it takes 1 hour to cover the distance between two places and this can also vary due to weather conditions. Frequent Tawau to Kota Kinabalu flights are available and Kota Kinabalu has international airports and this airport is one of the busiest airports in Malaysia. Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines, Malinda Air and Firefly Airways offer direct flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu. There are other carriers who provide connecting provide cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu.

Tip: Choose weekdays to travel Kota Kinabalu as tickets are cheap during weekdays. If possible, book at least two-three months advance.

Places to See in Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu is a wonderful place and full of adventure.  Travelers in this city can opt to explore the urban landscape of the city's architecture and heritage, including lush rainforests, crystal-clear lakes, and breathtaking mountain peaks. Trek around Mount Kinabalu which is the tallest mountain. Botanical Garden is one of the best places of Kinabalu Park and termed as one of the world's richest flora gatherings.

Take a tour of the Klias River cruise and enjoy the forest scenes and mangrove area all while trying to spot the wildlife of monkeys, birds, and fireflies. Take a cruise on Klias River and enjoy the mangrove habitat, forest scenery while trying to spot the spectacular wildlife of monkeys and birds. Take a tour to Mari Mari Cultural Village which is situated away from the hustle and bustle of the region and experienced the traditional Sabahan lifestyles.

Visit the City Mosque as this is the magnificent white mosque is situated by the sea. Muzium Sabah museum should not be missed for the culture lover. Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is an exciting play area. 

Tip: If you are an adventure lover then you must try scuba diving or snorkeling in the Marine Park.

Shopping and Dining in Kota Kinabalu

Visiting the street market on an early Sunday morning is certainly worthwhile. Gaya Street is the best place for shopping souvenirs, crafts, clothes, and antiques. Kota Kinabalu is one of the best food towns in the world, pulling with even Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Saigon. Not only that, but the city has a cool, friendly atmosphere, a waterfront for biking, and plenty of hipster coffee shops and street art to discover.

Tip: Kota Kinabalu is popular for its Nightlife. However, be alert from pickpockets while you are in-crowd.

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