The cheapest times to fly from BKI to TPE are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • July 2nd to November 18th (except the weeks of August 6th, October 1st, and October 8th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BKI to TPE is late September. Prices can be as high as $308 for Wednesday flights during mid January, or as low as $116 for Friday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Taipei

Flying from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Taipei (TPE) will usually cost between $142 to $250 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $139. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid January, with an average price of $244. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $105 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $172 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BKI to TPE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BKI to TPE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BKI to TPE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BKI to TPE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Kota Kinabalu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $13 (6%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $173. Return trip prices are from the TPE to BKI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BKI to TPE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 26 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BKI to TPE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 34 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Busan, Air Macau, AirAsia, AirAsia X, Asiana, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EASTAR JET, EVA Air, Hainan, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Royal Brunei, Scoot, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, Spring, Thai AirAsia, Tigerair Taiwan, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Kota Kinabalu International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1366 miles or 2198 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BKI to TPE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BKI to TPE flight is about 3 hour 26 minutes.

How many flights go between Kota Kinabalu and Taipei?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from BKI to TPE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BKI
Origination airport name Kota Kinabalu International Airport
City Kota Kinabalu
Country Malaysia
Latitude 5.9
Longitude 116

Return Airport

Destination code TPE
Destination airport name Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
City Taipei
Country Taiwan
Latitude 25.1
Longitude 121.2


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