Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to BKI flight in 2021: compare New York to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Kota Kinabalu (NYC - BKI)?

It’s typically best to fly out from New York to Kota Kinabalu in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 26% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Kota Kinabalu. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Kota Kinabalu?

September can be a great time to fly to Kota Kinabalu from New York with a flight ticket averaging about $1,014. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as $691. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from New York to Kota Kinabalu in November, December 2021

The best prices found for NYC to BKI flights for November, December
22 Dec - 2 Jan
$1,791pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Dec - 2 Jan
$1,793pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Dec - 2 Jan
$1,986pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Kota Kinabalu 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kota Kinabalu from New York found for next year
27 Nov - 4 Dec
$1,286pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
27 Nov - 4 Dec
$1,335pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
22 Dec - 2 Jan
$1,791pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
BKI
Kota Kinabalu
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Kota Kinabalu</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Kota Kinabalu

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

Kota Kinabalu (BKI) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from New York to Kota Kinabalu. You should not have trouble finding flights to Kota Kinabalu from New York; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from New York per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 3 airlines have flights to the Kota Kinabalu airport from New York. It is only a 3.6 mi journey from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Kota Kinabalu’s city center.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to Kota Kinabalu that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are China Eastern, China Southern, and Malaysia Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $971, but on average you can expect to pay $2,776.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to Kota Kinabalu round-trip?

According to our current data, Qatar Airways ($1,518), offers the cheapest pricing from New York to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Kota Kinabalu?

The cheapest flight price from New York to Kota Kinabalu is $704. On average you can expect to pay $704. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Kota Kinabalu), can usually be booked for $971.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Kota Kinabalu?

The most popular airlines flying from New York to Kota Kinabalu are China Southern, Malaysia Airlines and China Eastern. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Kota Kinabalu?

Most travelers choose New York John F Kennedy Intl - Kota Kinabalu, Newark - Kota Kinabalu or New York LaGuardia - Kota Kinabalu when deciding on the best route from New York to Kota Kinabalu.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Kota Kinabalu

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

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

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

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

Returning to New York 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 New York.

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

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Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York 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 New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

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