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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  •  3h 10m

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

$94 - $295

Cheapest option

Fly to Senai, bus  •  4h 54m

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

$87 - $404

Malaysia → Singapore
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International entry into Singapore from Malaysia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents, as well as residents from Brunei, New Zealand, Australia, China and Taiwan

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Singapore from Malaysia

  • Travellers must obtain an entry approval by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP) at least 7 days before the intended date of entry
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from Malaysia
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers must obtain an entry approval by applying for an Air Travel Pass (ATP) at least 7 days before the intended date of entry
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Singapore
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Brunei, China, New Zealand and Taiwan
  • 14-day mandatory monitored quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Brunei, China, New Zealand and Taiwan
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Singapore

1m

Mandatory

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

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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.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Singapore is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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 280 - RM 950 and takes 3h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore is to fly which costs RM 280 - RM 950 and takes 3h 10m.

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The distance between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore is 1453 km.

It takes approximately 3h 10m 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 25m.

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AirAsia, Jetstar Asia Airways, Singapore Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Singapore Changi Airport.

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There are 2089+ 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: 3h 10m

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

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and four other airlines fly from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore 4 times a day.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Bintulu
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Senai via Tawau
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Changi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Bus operators
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