The cheapest times to fly from BKI to CAN are

  • February 5th to April 15th
  • August 27th to September 16th
  • October 8th to January 7th

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 CAN is mid November. Prices can be as high as $567 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $143 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Guangzhou

Flying from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Guangzhou (CAN) will usually cost between $155 to $377 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $156. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $386. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $230 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $185 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BKI to CAN flight.

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

BKI to CAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BKI to CAN 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 $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 (5%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $201. Return trip prices are from the CAN 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 CAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from BKI to CAN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Bao’an International Airport (SZX) in Shenzhen

  • 61 miles (98 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 2.43% less expensive than CAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BKI to SZX flights

Destination alternative #2: Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) in Hong Kong

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from CAN
  • Usually 1.35% less expensive than CAN
  • Nonstop flights available

See BKI to HKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: AirAsia, Asiana, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Hainan, Korean Air, Lucky Air, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Philippines AirAsia, Royal Brunei, Scoot, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Singapore Airlines, Spring, Thai AirAsia, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1220 miles or 1963 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BKI to CAN flight is about 3 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Kota Kinabalu and Guangzhou?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from BKI to CAN.


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 CAN
Destination airport name Baiyun International Airport
City Guangzhou
Country China
Latitude 23.4
Longitude 113.3


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