The cheapest times to fly from HKG to BKI are

  • January 1st to January 14th
  • February 5th to April 1st
  • August 6th to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 24th and October 1st)

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 HKG to BKI is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $469 for Saturday flights during late January, or as low as $108 for Wednesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to Kota Kinabalu

Flying from Hong Kong (HKG) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) will usually cost between $125 to $328 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $122. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $358. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $236 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $183 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HKG to BKI flight.

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

HKG to BKI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the HKG to BKI flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hong Kong. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $179. Return trip prices are from the BKI to HKG 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 HKG to BKI can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 2 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 33 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Busan, Air New Zealand, Air Seoul, AirAsia, Asiana, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Cebu Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, EASTAR JET, Firefly, Hong Kong Airlines, JAL, Jeju Air, Jin Air, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Philippines AirAsia, Qatar Airways, Royal Brunei, Scoot, Shanghai Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Spring, Thai AirAsia, Virgin Australia, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1140 miles or 1835 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop HKG to BKI flight is about 3 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Hong Kong and Kota Kinabalu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from HKG to BKI.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code HKG
Origination airport name Hong Kong International Airport
City Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Latitude 22.3
Longitude 113.9

Return Airport

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


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