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There are 2 ways to get from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore by plane or bus

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Fly to Singapore Changi

  1. Fly from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Singapore Changi (SIN)

1 alternative option

Fly to Senai, bus

  1. Fly from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Senai (JHB)
  2. Take the bus from Woodlands Checkpoint Out to Queen Street Bus Terminal

Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Singapore Changi (SIN) flights

The flight time between Kota Kinabalu (BKI) and Singapore Changi (SIN) is around 4h 7m and covers a distance of around 1431 km. This includes an average layover time of around 52 min. Services are operated by Scoot Tigerair, AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and others. Typically 52 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

52 Weekly Planes
4h 7m Average Duration
$71 Cheapest Price
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Malaysia → Singapore
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International entry into Singapore from Malaysia

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Conditions of entry into Singapore from Malaysia

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 7-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Singapore from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Singapore is 1800 333 9999.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Singapore is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Singapore is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 333 9999.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Malaysia from Singapore.

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Last updated: 11 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Singapore.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore is to fly, which costs RM 230 - RM 850 and takes 2h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore is to fly which costs RM 230 - RM 850 and takes 2h 55m.

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The distance between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore is 1453 km.

It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Singapore Changi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Scoot Tigerair, Singapore Airlines, AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines offer flights from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Singapore Changi Airport.

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There are 543+ hotels available in Singapore. Prices start at $125 SGD per night.

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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.

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Map of how to get from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore.
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  • Distance: 1452.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and Singapore?

Scoot Tigerair, AirAsia and three other airlines fly from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore every 4 hours.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Changi via Miri
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Kuching
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Miri
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Tawau
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Penang
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $180
Bus operators
Causeway Link

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