Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) from $1,213

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LAX — BKI
May 27 — Jun 31

Cheap flight deals from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated May 22, 2024.

Popular in

June

Cheapest in

March

Average price

$1,796

Round-trip from

$915
High demand for flights, 40% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 32% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu

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

Saturday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 80%.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Kota Kinabalu from Los Angeles average $1,407. You can even find prices in March for less than $1,407, as users have found deals to Kota Kinabalu from as low as $883. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Kota Kinabalu from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 67%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu (LAX - BKI)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 31% on airfare.

Cheap Malaysia Airlines flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Malaysia Airlines for the route between Los Angeles and Kota Kinabalu. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Malaysia Airlines flights we've found from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Wed 6/191:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops31h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Tue 7/97:05 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops34h 28mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,749
Sat 6/221:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops32h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Tue 7/93:00 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops31h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$2,623
Thu 6/201:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops26h 05mMalaysia Airlines
Thu 7/113:00 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops31h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$2,662
Thu 6/201:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops26h 05mMalaysia Airlines
Sat 7/65:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops24h 50mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$2,752
Tue 6/181:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops26h 05mMalaysia Airlines
Mon 7/85:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops24h 50mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$2,757
Thu 6/201:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops28h 45mMalaysia Airlines
Sun 7/79:45 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops32h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$2,759
Mon 6/171:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops28h 45mMalaysia Airlines
Mon 7/84:20 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops30h 05mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$2,763
Thu 6/2012:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops25h 45mMalaysia Airlines
Fri 7/125:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops32h 15mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$2,767

Cheap Qatar Airways flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qatar Airways for the route between Los Angeles and Kota Kinabalu. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest Qatar Airways flights we've found from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Sun 6/232:55 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops33h 40mQatar Airways
Wed 7/103:00 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops31h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 5/21$1,907
Sun 6/232:55 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops33h 40mQatar Airways
Thu 7/114:20 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops30h 05mQatar Airways
Deal found 5/21$1,939
Sun 6/232:55 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops36h 25mQatar Airways
Fri 7/129:45 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops48h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 5/21$1,942
Sat 6/224:20 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops37h 40mQatar Airways
Wed 7/104:20 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops30h 05mQatar Airways
Deal found 5/21$2,205
Sat 6/224:20 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops37h 40mQatar Airways
Thu 7/114:20 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops30h 05mQatar Airways
Deal found 5/21$2,236
Sat 6/224:20 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops37h 40mQatar Airways
Fri 7/129:45 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops48h 40mQatar Airways
Deal found 5/21$2,239

Cheap Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Prices were last updated on May 22, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Thu 6/202:55 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops32h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/911:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops35h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,666
Wed 6/264:20 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops37h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/97:05 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops34h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,701
Wed 6/191:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops31h 25mMalaysia Airlines
Tue 7/97:05 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops34h 28mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,749
Tue 6/1112:30 pmLAX - BKI
1 stop21h 00mChina Eastern
Sun 6/231:30 amBKI - LAX
1 stop23h 35mChina Eastern
Deal found 5/22$1,797
Tue 6/1112:30 pmLAX - BKI
1 stop21h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 6/2411:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops24h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,816
Thu 6/2010:50 amLAX - BKI
1 stop21h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/1010:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops25h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,876
Wed 6/1910:50 amLAX - BKI
1 stop21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/269:40 amBKI - LAX
2 stops37h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,881
Wed 6/1910:50 amLAX - BKI
1 stop21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 6/2512:30 amBKI - LAX
2 stops23h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,905
Sun 6/232:55 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops33h 40mQatar Airways
Wed 7/103:00 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops31h 25mQatar Airways
Deal found 5/21$1,907

Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Los Angeles and Kota Kinabalu in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Fri 9/612:30 pmLAX - BKI
1 stop21h 00mChina Eastern
Sat 9/211:30 amBKI - LAX
1 stop23h 35mChina Eastern
Deal found 5/21$1,213
Sat 10/2612:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops28h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/177:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops23h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,276
Sun 10/2711:15 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops26h 25mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/177:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops29h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,287
Thu 9/51:15 amLAX - BKI
2 stops24h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 9/221:00 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops24h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,319
Sun 10/2711:20 pmLAX - BKI
1 stop27h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 11/177:05 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops39h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,542
Fri 9/61:35 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops43h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sun 9/229:30 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops55h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,563
Fri 9/611:50 pmLAX - BKI
1 stop27h 30mChina Southern
Sun 9/227:20 pmBKI - LAX
1 stop39h 20mChina Southern
Deal found 5/21$1,594
Thu 6/202:55 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops32h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/911:20 amBKI - LAX
2 stops35h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,666
Wed 6/264:20 pmLAX - BKI
2 stops37h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/97:05 pmBKI - LAX
2 stops34h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,701

Find flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$1,666 - $3,791

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Depart

Return

Price

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Thu 6/20

2 stops32h 20m

Kota Kinabalu

Tue 7/9

2 stops35h 05m

$1,666

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Wed 6/26

2 stops37h 40m

Kota Kinabalu

Tue 7/9

2 stops34h 00m

$1,701

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Wed 6/19

2 stops31h 25m

Kota Kinabalu

Tue 7/9

2 stops34h 28m

$1,749

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Thu 6/20

1 stop21h 15m

Kota Kinabalu

Wed 7/10

2 stops25h 45m

$1,876

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Sun 6/23

2 stops33h 40m

Kota Kinabalu

Wed 7/10

2 stops31h 25m

$1,907

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Sun 6/23

2 stops33h 40m

Kota Kinabalu

Thu 7/11

2 stops30h 05m

$1,939

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Wed 6/19

1 stop21h 00m

Kota Kinabalu

Tue 6/25

1 stop23h 35m

$1,940

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Fri 6/21

1 stop27h 30m

Kota Kinabalu

Wed 7/10

3 stops64h 12m

$2,208

Los AngelesKota Kinabalu

LAX - BKI

LAXBKI

Los Angeles

Mon 6/17

2 stops37h 50m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 7/12

1 stop39h 05m

$3,791

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 5/21

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on May 19, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu flight should consider departing on Sunday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Thursday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu by month

Plan your trip to Kota Kinabalu by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

BKI

Temperature

78.8 - 80.6 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Kota Kinabalu

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Kota Kinabalu. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Kota Kinabalu. Reviews last updated May 22, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu, such as Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways and China Eastern. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very good
1,472 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

I travel frequently but it was my first JAL flight and it turned out to be a good experience.

8.3
Very good
1,472 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,472 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

I travel frequently but it was my first JAL flight and it turned out to be a good experience.

8.2
Very good
1,436 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,472 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

I travel frequently but it was my first JAL flight and it turned out to be a good experience.

7.7
Good
4,365 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,472 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

I travel frequently but it was my first JAL flight and it turned out to be a good experience.

7.5
Good
382 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,472 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

I travel frequently but it was my first JAL flight and it turned out to be a good experience.

7.2
Good
489 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,472 reviews

Crew

8.7

Overall

8.3

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

I travel frequently but it was my first JAL flight and it turned out to be a good experience.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,666, but on average you can expect to pay $1,984.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

    Flying on Malaysia Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Kota Kinabalu, with prices starting at $1,749. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Qatar Airways and China Eastern, with the lowest prices starting at $1,907 and $1,940, respectively.

  • What does LAX to BKI mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Los Angeles Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a LAX to BKI flight.

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  • Can I find deals for flights from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

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    The Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/22.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Kota Kinabalu

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China EasternCheapest$883Average$1,327FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$961Average$1,169FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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