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

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 from Singapore Changi  •  4h 46m

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

$40 - $178

Cheapest option

Night bus to Senai, fly  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the night bus from Clarke Quay to Woodlands Train Checkpt
  2. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) JHB - BKI

$37 - $181

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The cheapest way to get from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu is to night bus and fly which costs $50 - $250 and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu is to fly which costs $55 - $250 and takes 4h 46m.

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The distance between Singapore and Kota Kinabalu is 1453 km.

It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu, including transfers.

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

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Scoot Tigerair , SilkAir, Royal Brunei Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport.

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There are 763+ hotels available in Kota Kinabalu. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu.
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  • Distance: 907.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

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

SilkAir, Scoot Tigerair and six other airlines fly from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Tawau
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Bus operators
SMRT
Website
smrt.com.sg
Night bus from Clarke Quay to Woodlands Train Checkpt
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
journey.smrt.com.sg

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