Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to BKI flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
CHI - BKI
Price
$998 - $2,127
BKI
Temperature
78.8 - 80.6 °F
BKI
Precipitation
2.4 - 13.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

$1,056

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$998

From Chicago (CHI) to Kota Kinabalu

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Chicago. Prices for September average $1,326 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $998. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 60% on your journey compared to booking in September

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu?

Travelers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 138% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu (CHI - BKI)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 47% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu in November, December 2021

The best prices found for CHI to BKI flights for November, December
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$970pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$4,138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$5,969pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from Chicago found for next year
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$970pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$4,138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$5,969pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu

Late deals on round-trip flights to Kota Kinabalu from Chicago, departing today and this week
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$4,138pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$5,969pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
5 Dec - 2 Jan
$6,763pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Kota Kinabalu

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kota Kinabalu from Chicago?

Located just 3.6 mi from the city center, Kota Kinabalu is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Kota Kinabalu from Chicago. Booking flights from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from Chicago from 2 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. China Eastern and Korean Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like China Eastern with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $932, but on average you can expect to pay $2,666.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu for under $4,200?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu within the next 7 days for less than $4,200.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

Currently priced at $1,088, Malaysia Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu and back. In addition to Malaysia Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Turkish Airlines for as low as $3,641. Malaysia Airlines is currently priced 17% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Chicago?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu

Most visitors from Chicago will not be allowed to enter Kota Kinabalu.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kota Kinabalu.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Kota Kinabalu.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chicago from Kota Kinabalu?

Returning to Chicago from Kota Kinabalu

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kota Kinabalu are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Kota Kinabalu.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = RM 4.24
Average temperature for November in Kota Kinabalu
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Kota Kinabalu
11.0 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

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