Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) from $927

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 5/25. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SFO — BKI
May 27 — Jun 31

Cheap flight deals from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Francisco (SFO) 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.

Round-trip from

$915
From San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

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

Leaving on a Sunday 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 16% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu.

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 evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 30% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap China Eastern flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by China Eastern for the route between San Francisco 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.
Thu 8/112:00 pmSFO - BKI
1 stop21h 30mChina Eastern
Thu 8/221:30 amBKI - SFO
2 stops47h 07mChina Eastern
Deal found 5/21$2,418
Thu 8/112:44 pmSFO - BKI
2 stops44h 46mChina Eastern
Thu 8/221:30 amBKI - SFO
2 stops47h 07mChina Eastern
Deal found 5/21$2,719
Thu 8/112:44 pmSFO - BKI
2 stops44h 46mChina Eastern
Thu 8/221:30 amBKI - SFO
2 stops28h 12mChina Eastern
Deal found 5/22$2,749

Cheap San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Francisco 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.
Sun 6/93:00 pmSFO - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/309:30 pmBKI - SFO
2 stops38h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,814
Sun 6/97:00 amSFO - BKI
3 stops34h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/306:35 pmBKI - SFO
2 stops32h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,902
Sun 6/97:00 amSFO - BKI
3 stops34h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/304:35 pmBKI - SFO
3 stops34h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,911
Sun 6/97:00 amSFO - BKI
3 stops34h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 6/291:45 amBKI - SFO
3 stops33h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,918
Sun 6/96:57 pmSFO - BKI
2 stops32h 23mChina Southern
Sun 6/307:20 pmBKI - SFO
2 stops39h 55mChina Southern
Deal found 5/22$1,949
Sun 6/97:00 amSFO - BKI
2 stops25h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sat 6/291:45 amBKI - SFO
3 stops33h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,963
Sun 6/93:00 pmSFO - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sat 6/291:45 amBKI - SFO
2 stops28h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$2,062
Sun 6/93:00 pmSFO - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sun 6/306:05 pmBKI - SFO
1 stop33h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$2,079
Sun 6/93:00 pmSFO - BKI
1 stop23h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sat 6/2912:05 amBKI - SFO
1 stop27h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$2,242

San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Francisco 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.
Mon 9/3012:50 amSFO - BKI
1 stop21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Tue 10/226:00 amBKI - SFO
2 stops29h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/20$1,059
Mon 9/3012:15 amSFO - BKI
2 stops25h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 10/229:45 pmBKI - SFO
2 stops28h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/20$1,065
Tue 10/11:30 pmSFO - BKI
2 stops42h 10mJapan Airlines
Tue 10/227:05 pmBKI - SFO
2 stops31h 20mJapan Airlines
Deal found 5/20$1,082
Fri 8/21:55 pmSFO - BKI
2 stops42h 45mJapan Airlines
Wed 8/215:20 amBKI - SFO
2 stops45h 25mJapan Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,114
Mon 9/3012:50 amSFO - BKI
1 stop21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Tue 10/226:05 pmBKI - SFO
1 stop33h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/20$1,226
Thu 8/11:00 amSFO - BKI
2 stops28h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/219:30 pmBKI - SFO
2 stops37h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,248
Mon 9/3012:50 amSFO - BKI
1 stop21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 10/211:45 amBKI - SFO
2 stops23h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/20$1,250
Mon 9/3012:50 amSFO - BKI
1 stop21h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 10/211:45 amBKI - SFO
1 stop34h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/20$1,296
Tue 10/11:30 pmSFO - BKI
2 stops33h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 10/2212:05 pmBKI - SFO
1 stop23h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/20$1,406

One-way flights to Kota Kinabalu from San Francisco

Search for one-way flight options from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,730,072 searches. Data last updated May 22, 2024.
Sat 5/254:10 pmSFO - BKI
2 stops39h 30mMalaysia Airlines
Deal found 5/20$927
Sat 5/2512:00 pmSFO - BKI
1 stop21h 30mChina Eastern
Deal found 5/20$1,110

Find flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from San Francisco 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

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Budget

$1,429 - $2,749

Route

Depart

Return

Price

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Wed 7/31

2 stops28h 15m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 8/23

2 stops37h 55m

$1,429

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 8/1

2 stops31h 35m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 8/23

2 stops48h 30m

$1,432

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 8/1

2 stops30h 10m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 8/23

2 stops30h 30m

$1,444

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 8/1

1 stop21h 30m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 8/23

2 stops37h 55m

$1,716

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 8/1

2 stops31h 00m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 8/23

1 stop37h 40m

$1,759

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 8/1

2 stops42h 45m

Kota Kinabalu

Fri 8/23

3 stops38h 55m

$1,978

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 8/1

1 stop21h 30m

Kota Kinabalu

Thu 8/22

2 stops47h 07m

$2,418

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 8/1

2 stops44h 46m

Kota Kinabalu

Thu 8/22

2 stops47h 07m

$2,719

San FranciscoKota Kinabalu

SFO - BKI

SFOBKI

San Francisco

Thu 8/1

2 stops44h 46m

Kota Kinabalu

Thu 8/22

2 stops28h 12m

$2,749

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 5/21

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu. Price data was last updated on April 7, 2024.
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Noon
Afternoon
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu flight should consider departing on Sunday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday 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.

Comfort

7.5

Food

7.1

Overall

7.5

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.8

Boarding

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew wasn’t very friendly- refused water to a nursing mother.

7.5
Good
382 reviews

Comfort

7.5

Food

7.1

Overall

7.5

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.8

Boarding

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew wasn’t very friendly- refused water to a nursing mother.

7.2
Good
489 reviews

Comfort

7.5

Food

7.1

Overall

7.5

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

6.8

Boarding

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Crew wasn’t very friendly- refused water to a nursing mother.

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  • Can I find flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,429, but on average you can expect to pay $2,131.

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

    Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu is China Eastern. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $2,418 on this airline.

  • What does SFO 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 San Francisco Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a SFO to BKI flight.

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

    Many airlines flying from San Francisco 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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  • How recently were the San Francisco to Kota Kinabalu flight deals updated?

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

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