Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to BKI flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Kota Kinabalu.
SFO - BKI
Price
$690 - $2,785
BKI
Temperature
78.8 - 80.6 °F
BKI
Precipitation
2.4 - 13.8 inches

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 59% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 40% potential price drop

Average price

$706

Average for round-trip flights in November 2021

Round-trip from

$690

From San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu (SFO - BKI)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 55% on your trip compared to booking a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Kota Kinabalu from San Francisco. Prices for April average $1,146 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $690. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of August. Opting for a April flight can save you 142% on your journey compared to booking in April

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

Leaving on a Saturday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 75% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu.

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like China Eastern, Korean Air, and China Southern flying from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,025, but on average you can expect to pay $2,135.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu is Japan Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,133 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at $1,681. Users have found that Japan Airlines is 1% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $498. While the most popular route (San Francisco - Kota Kinabalu) can be booked for $1,025 on average our data indicates $1,286 when flying from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu?

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu, you may want to consider flying on China Southern, Korean Air or China Eastern as they are the most popular 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 San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

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

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

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

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

Returning to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

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

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

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Destination information for Kota Kinabalu

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

Airports servicing Kota Kinabalu

Top 4 airlines flying from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
$565 $750 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Southern
$614 $880 No cancel fee 69%
Singapore Airlines
$678 $1,407 No cancel fee 81%
Korean Air
$692 $1,313 No cancel fee 81%
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