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There are 2 ways to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Kinabalu by plane or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Kota Kinabalu  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) LGK - BKI

$43 - $278

1 alternative option

Fly to Labuan, ferry  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Labuan (LBU) LGK - LBU
  2. Take the ferry from Labuan to Kota Kinabalu

$47 - $262

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Kinabalu is to fly and ferry which costs RM 190 - RM 1100 and takes 8 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Kinabalu is to fly which costs RM 170 - RM 1200 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Langkawi Airport (LGK) and Kota Kinabalu is 1807 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Kinabalu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Langkawi Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Langkawi Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport.

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There are 741+ hotels available in Kota Kinabalu. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Kinabalu.
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  • Distance: 1129.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 41 min

What companies run services between Langkawi Airport (LGK), Malaysia and Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia?

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Airways fly from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Kinabalu hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $290
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu via Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu via Singapore Changi, Kuching
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur, Kuching
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Langkawi to Labuan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Langkawi to Labuan via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from Langkawi to Labuan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Langkawi to Labuan via Kuala Lumpur, Miri
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Flights from Langkawi to Labuan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Langkawi to Labuan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Ferry operators
Jesselton Point
Website
jesseltonpoint.com.my
Ferry from Labuan to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
jesseltonpoint.com.my
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easybook.com

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