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BKI — KCH
8 Jul — 15 Jul1
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1 adult
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Low season

March

High season

September

Cheapest flight

RM 62

Average price (return flight)

RM 426

Good deal (return flight)

RM 193

Good deal one-way

RM 96
Best time to beat the crowds (53% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (71% more expensive on average)
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  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for RM 96 or less one-way and RM 193 or less round-trip.
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  • High season is considered to be August, September and October. The cheapest month to fly is March.
  • On average*, there is no price difference when choosing to fly in the morning or the evening on this flight route.
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Top airlines flying Kota Kinabalu to Kuching

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7.1
Malaysia AirlinesOverall score based on 1551 reviews
7.3Boarding
7.2Comfort
7.6Crew
6.9Entertainment
6.7Food
Airline reviews
Cons: "Seat belt"
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Cons: "Seat belt"
Cons: "Boarding on time so I didn’t have to loose the connection flight and had to stay at a hotel an hour away from kuala lumpur to barely sleep to catch a plane to auckland next day that arrives late so i cant take the ferry home."
Pros: "First time on Malaysian. At least we didn’t disappear. All was okay except for the meal on the flight to Saigon. I’m not one to complain about airline food but the “meal” served was execrable, possibly the worst in 65 years of flying. And no alcohol on an international flight was niggardly in my estimation.. The flight from Penang to KL they had the cheek to serve a tiny cup of fake orange juice. I will avoid Malaysian in the future."
Cons: "Please see what above."
Cons: "the food could have been nicer"
Pros: "Good seats and crew."
Cons: "Choice of movies"
Cons: "Avoid Malaysian airlines and avoid KUL airport. What a mess of a company ..."
Pros: "The seats were comfortable and the in-flight entertainment was fine."
Cons: "The crew shouldn’t assume that an Asian person is Vietnamese just because they boarded from Vietnam. The vegetarian door was awful."
Cons: "lost my luggage. after they found it, they took a week to deliver. no response to my claim for compensation"
Pros: "Comfortable seats"
Pros: "There was a hot meal on this 1.5 hour hop from Kota Kinabalu to Kuching"
Cons: "The seats on the 737-800 have quite limited legroom"
Pros: "Friendly staff"
Cons: "Security check at gate without priority Bagage Delivery business class"
Pros: "Smooth flight, great entertainment"
Pros: "Everything was smooth. MAS staff attitude has changed to the better tremendously. Friendly staff, orderly boarding, pilot announcements were clear with good command of English."
Cons: "BKK to KL flight food needs some improvement. Presentation and taste. I had the fried fish with rice. But it was really tasteless."
Pros: "Having 2 seats to ourselves"
Cons: "Crew hurried;seats cramped;boarding a pin-had to take watches off;food indifferent;sat on Sydney tarmac nearly 1/2 hr"
Cons: "Connecting Time"
Pros: "Friendly crew. Comfortable and quiet flight"
Cons: "Dinner service slow"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight delayed, no head phones supplied and the food was burnt."
Pros: "The cabin crew and this was the only flight that reflects the correct boarding gate on my boarding pass."
Pros: "Peanut."
Cons: "Concentrated orange juice? Seriously? Dated flight, seats, interior."
Pros: "Rapid boarding"
Cons: "Food was not very nice"
Pros: "Attendants were very good"
Cons: "12 hrs in the air!!!"
Pros: "Friendly and helpful crew"
Cons: "Food. Arrival arrangements (although this may be out of the airlines control - slow immigration, disorganised luggage collection."
Pros: "Better overall service - boarding, no delays, comfortable cabins, pleasant crew."
Cons: "the windows were a bit smudged from previous passengers"
Cons: "We had a 4.5 hour delay due to weather conditions at Heathrow. Although the airline could not avoid this. I feel being kept on the plane for the duration before a 12 hour flight and a further 4 hour connection, was too much."
Pros: "The service"
Cons: "The food"
Pros: "On time flight"
Pros: "The early arrival, and the service"
Cons: "Nothing really"
Pros: "Larger seats"
Cons: "Food was below standards. Really need to improve."
Pros: "Crew were awesome. Could not do enough for you. Very personable too!"
Cons: "Security at Adelaide very slow and under resourced."
Pros: "the staff were pleasant"
Cons: "the food was ok as I like spicy. But one mouthful of water and a small wine. soft drink, etc was not enough on a 4 hour flight. Leg room was very bad. I am average hight 5 ft 10 inch but could only sit sideways aas not enough room"
Cons: "I wasn't aware I was in Malaysian airline, I thought it was silk just as it was when I arrived... could of been a little clearer but other then that everything was great"
Cons: "Transfer from domestic to international terminal in KL was slow as only 1 customs officer was working"
Pros: "Gate area was good, boarding quick and arrived on time. Crew very pleasant."
Cons: "Poor quality food especially the breakfast "snack". Unable to take water on board and tiny serves of water and other drinks left us dehydrated. Far too many ads at the start of entertainmen. Repeated for each selection."
Pros: "Crew seems friendly."
Cons: "Business class food is not that good. Menu were not provided so when time to take the order, we have to decide quickly."
Cons: "Both outbound and inbound flights were delayed for hours. Terrible."
Pros: "This was a comfortable flight with nice staff and great food and entertainment choices"
Cons: "No 12 1/2 hour flight can be ideal but this was good deal."
Pros: "I appreciated the free baggage allowance and the staff were nice, but otherwise they were a huge headache to fly."
Cons: "They changed the times on BOTH of our flights by HOURS, which resulted in me having to buy a ticket with another airline to ensure we wouldn't miss our connecting international flight. Horribly unreliable, will never fly them again. Honestly airAsia was a better experience than with Malaysia Air"
Pros: "I actually thought the seats were pretty comfy. And they have in flight entertainment, no need to download an app or anything."
Cons: "Wish I had known there would be a meal on the short flight. I usually request a vegetarian meal so I couldn't do it this time."
Cons: "No food, No entertainment"
Pros: "Flight was on time, good value airline"
Cons: "Kayak did not book through airline, would prefer to use known site before paying $$$"
Pros: "On time flights, comfortable seats and good onboard service"
Pros: "Prompt flight and service was good."
Pros: "Service is excellent"
Cons: "None"
Cons: "Flight canceled last minute! Lost my connection back home. Still no news about pay back. Had to book another flight on my own expense."
Pros: "Although I only gave it 4 for comfort, that is mainly because it wasn't a fully reclinable seat which I don't think it's available on a 737. Otherwise the level of service from the staff was excellent."
Cons: "Relatively little to complain of. As noted above the lack of a fully reclining seat is due to the aircraft type in general. Otherwise no complaints."
Cons: "Flight delayed for more than one hour. Check in counters not enough resulting in long queue."
Cons: "The airline lost our backpack raincover and did nothing to help find place a claim"
Cons: "The airline lost our backpack raincover and did nothing to help find place a claim"
Cons: "MH 0178 to KL was late and I arrived to KL at 9.30am. My transit flight already gone and the airport crew directed me another gate and gave me a new ticket for MH 0717 at 10.40 am."
Pros: "Boarding and takeoff ,, in time"
Cons: "The food should be according to international standards,, The food on board is so spicy,,"
Cons: "Need to cleanup the cabin."
Cons: "Flight delayed."
Cons: "Boarding always take way too long because of the hand luggage problem."
Pros: "Was on time and we landed ahead of the scheduled ETA"
Pros: "The flight was okay, service was okay."
Cons: "Could be better if the departure was on time rather than delaying too much without clear explanation."
Pros: "No comment"
Cons: "Be punctual."
Cons: "For some unknown reason, Kiwi.com booked this as a self-connecting trip and now my luggage is missing (didn't connect). In addition, they CHECKED IN FOR ME and selected middle seats. I am incredibly unsatisfied with this service and disappointed in my kayak experience as a result."
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Nothing"
Cons: "Boarding pass and ticket did not specify terminal 2!!! Automatic check in not clear"
Cons: "Regarding the luggage. Myself need to purchase luggage but some of the people not need to buying. The Airasia staff informing that my luggage and laptop more than 11kg and need to purchasing. This is first time, I hear that laptop including also. As per my view, I had saw some of the people more heavy and biggest than me but still can go through. It is because I am foreigner and they are local person."
Pros: "I tried their new selection of meals- butter chicken with rice. It was really good actually"
Cons: "As usual, I don’t really like the non-reclining seats on Airasia flights"
Cons: "I was charged $183 USD for the same bag that was free on Malaysian airlines. Huge extortion rip off."
Pros: "The price is very affordable and flight was very good in take off and landing."
Cons: "Seats was very tight and uncomfortable!!!"
Pros: "On time"
Cons: "I was separate with my wife even if similar seats were available. To be with her, i had to pay."
Pros: "Pleasant counter service at the terminal."
Cons: "Half hour late"
Pros: "Nothing I like"
Cons: "Flight delayed, landed at 2.00am+"
Cons: "Always delay!!!!"
Pros: "The crew are friendly."
Cons: "Quite often arrived late, took too long for passengers to settle down."
Pros: "On time both times. Ground staff especially very friendly."
Cons: "Nothing we didn’t really not like"
Pros: "On time and very friendly helpful staff. Especially ground crew"
Pros: "Good music Took off EARLY and landed EARLY"
Cons: "Sprayed the cabin with bug spray"
Cons: "No free entertainment and did not eat on flight"
Cons: "I arrived 3AM at KKIA, expected boarding time is 5.30AM but check-in counters are not open until past 4AM. Already 4.30AM but there was still only 1 person at the counter. Not enough instructions for self-service but no one on the floor to assist people. Arrived at my gate 15mins before boarding time. At the gate, they put up both TPE and HKG boarding information which confused the passengers."
Pros: "Efficient boarding....took off early in both directions!"
Pros: "定刻運行された"
Cons: "ドリンクの値段が高い"
Pros: "Everything was great"
Cons: "The head stewardess pronounced a few words wrong"
Pros: "Missed flight because the Air Asia app could not process my boarding pass. Had to leave my arrival Terminal 1 to pass through Immigration to reach Terminal 2 because Air Asia has no counter in Yerminal 1. All this led to a time consuming exercise and missed counter check-in time. Terrible experience."
Cons: "Rough flight and landing, seemed like a rookie pilot was flying."
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "On time boarding ...very efficient"
Cons: "Offer same type of value food...even worst tasteless"
Cons: "Seating is very uncomfortable."
Cons: "Delay"
Cons: "The flight was delayed today for half an hour"
Pros: "The crew were very pleasant... they were efficient and organised, modern, smart and 'on it' when necessary. I didn't eat as flights were short... no entertainment although they do have Rokki wifi to watch stuff on phones and tablets... I didn't bother though. Boarding was slick... time lost due to late departure was largely recovered in flight... Aircraft was clean and comfortable. Will definitely use as my airline of choice when travelling in the area..."
Cons: "Too hot - needed cooler air"
Cons: "No a ala carte food available due to insufficient staff, no towel for shower and i need to use my own towel and carry the wet towel on the way back to Singapore, no hot water for shower, staff sitting down there to chit chat and a cleaner was preparing my lousy latte. Worst Plaza Premium Lounge experience!"
Pros: "Nothing"
Cons: "Flight was delayed."
Pros: "wifi. while boarding staff try to sort us with seats numbers, good, but the procedure should be improved. friendly staff."
Cons: "boarding was delayed till last minutes before takeoff. no meal included in ticket (ok, it's a lowcoster)."
Pros: "Inexpensive flights. Book early to get the best deals."
Cons: "The announcement came almost every few minutes, which is annoying. Carrier will squeeze every penny out of you. Bring something on board to eat if a long flight."
Pros: "I like the organized way they did the boarding. Less chaotic and allow passengers ample time to board the plane"
Pros: "Great overall economic airline to travel with considering the price paid. I am glad to have the options to NOT pay for the food and entertainment since I never used it during a flight less than 6 hours. I am sure the food and entertainment is good for many passengers paid for them. The flight is on time, the boarding is well organized, the crew is courteous and bathroom is clean."
Pros: "Cheap"
Cons: "Hot air-conditioning"
Pros: "Cabin Crew was great First time using the inflight entertainment Rokki. Great job Airasia."
Cons: "Ground check in crew at Kota Kinabalu International Airport (Azureen) was damn rude. I'm appalled with her customer service level. Rude and not helping at all. Worst Airport staff I've met so far."
Cons: "timing"
Cons: "The leg room is deplorable. My knees were continuously hitting the hard seat in front of me and going sideways wasn't even an option. I've never had this happen to me before. I'm a female and 5'9 and this is the least space I've ever had on a flight. So uncomfortable I can't imagine a long flight with this airline, which is good to know because now I will not use them for flying to Malaysia from NYC. Also both flights were delayed by nearly an hour each."
Pros: "Take off and landing was smooth."
Pros: "On time"
Pros: "- fast boarding - fast bag delivery - can depart earlier if all pax in"
Cons: "- delays can be traumatic for later flights in the day"
Cons: "The flight was delayed by more than 1 hour with all the passengers seated in the plane. They didn't need to board the passengers so early."
Pros: "Everything was there"
Cons: "Flight was delayed"
Pros: "The flight itself was ok."
Cons: "Check in staff was extremely rude, and extorted us for RM 20 for checking in 59 minutes before the flight instead of the supposedly required 60 minutes. Their policies are outrageous, arbitrary and not stated anywhere."

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Kota Kinabalu - Kuching Flights

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Kota Kinabalu (BKI)Malaysia

Destination:

Kuching (KCH)Malaysia

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