The cheapest times to fly from BKI to JFK are

  • February 5th to May 13th
  • October 15th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 JFK is mid April. Prices can be as high as $2099 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $631 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $631 to $1451 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $631. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1590. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $959 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $679 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BKI to JFK flight.

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

BKI to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BKI to JFK flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Kota Kinabalu. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, 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 $58 (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 $791. Return trip prices are from the JFK 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 JFK can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Asiana, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Kota Kinabalu International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9157 miles or 14737 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BKI to JFK flight is about 17 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Kota Kinabalu and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from BKI to JFK.


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 JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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