There are 4 ways to get from Kota Kinabalu to Miri by plane, bus or car
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Fly from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Miri (MYY)
Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu Terminal Mahkamah to Miri
2 alternative options
Take the bus from KK Sentral to Bandar Seri Begawan
Take the bus from Bandar Seri Begawan to Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri
Drive from Kota Kinabalu to Miri
Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Miri (MYY) flights
The flight time between Kota Kinabalu (BKI) and Miri (MYY) is around 1h 25m and covers a distance of around 290 km. This includes an average layover time of around 16 min. The fastest flight normally takes 55 min. Services are operated by AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines. Typically 18 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
Average flight journey times
Flight route information
First and last flights
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Miri (MYY) flight schedules
Flights departing Monday, September 20, 2021
Flights departing Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Flights departing Wednesday, September 22, 2021
Flights departing Thursday, September 23, 2021
Flights departing Friday, September 24, 2021
Flights departing Saturday, September 25, 2021
Travel safe during COVID-19
Rules to follow in Malaysia
Travel within Malaysia
Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Regional restriction measures in place
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
COVID-19 help in Malaysia
Frequently Asked Questions
There are currently travel restrictions within Malaysia.Explore options for future travel
Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply
- Face masks are mandatory
- There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
- Observe COVID-19 safety rules
- Regional restriction measures in place
- Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
The national COVID-19 helpline number in Miri is 03 88810200.
Wearing a face mask on public transport in Miri is mandatory.
Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Miri is to bus which costs RM 90 and takes 10h.
The quickest way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Miri is to fly which costs RM 170 - RM 550 and takes 1h 13m.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kota Kinabalu Terminal Mahkamah and arriving at Miri. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10h.
The distance between Kota Kinabalu and Miri is 289 km. The road distance is 412.9 km.
The best way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Miri without a car is to bus which takes 10h and costs RM 90.
It takes approximately 1h 13m to get from Kota Kinabalu to Miri, including transfers.
Kota Kinabalu to Miri bus services, operated by Salam Bumimas Express, depart from Kota Kinabalu Terminal Mahkamah station.
The best way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Miri is to fly which takes 1h 13m and costs RM 170 - RM 550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 90 and takes 10h.
The quickest flight from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Miri Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.
Kota Kinabalu to Miri bus services, operated by Salam Bumimas Express, arrive at Miri station.
What companies run services between Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and Miri, Malaysia?
AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines fly from Kota Kinabalu to Miri 3 times a day. Alternatively, Salam Bumimas Express operates a bus from Kota Kinabalu Terminal Mahkamah to Miri once daily. Tickets cost RM 90 and the journey takes 10h.
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Miri via Labuan
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 40m
- Every day
- Estimated price
- RM 150 - RM 380
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Miri
- Ave. Duration
- 55 min
- Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
- Estimated price
- RM 120 - RM 430
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More Questions & Answers
Yes, the driving distance between Kota Kinabalu to Miri is 413 km. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Kota Kinabalu to Miri.
AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines offer flights from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Miri Airport.
There are six+ hotels available in Miri. Prices start at RM 500 per night.
The best way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kota Kinabalu Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs RM 22 - RM 27.