Kuala Lumpur to Sabah flight duration

What is the flight duration from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah?

On average there are 35 flights flying direct each day from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
KUL
Arrive
BKI

Average direct flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 2 hours 30 minutes.

A distance of 1,010 miles / 1,626 km

Related: Return journey Sabah to Kuala Lumpur flight duration

Kuala Lumpur to Sabah flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 2 hours 50 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 35

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Distance from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 1,010 miles / 1,626 km
  • Kuala Lumpur is served by 2 airports Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL), Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport (SZB)
  • Sabah is served by 1 airports Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)
  • The currency in Sabah, Malaysia is the Malaysian Ringgit

Airlines

AirAsia
AirAsia
Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Malindo Air
Malindo Air

DIRECT FLIGHTS

Kuala Lumpur International to Kota Kinabalu
Flying with AirAsia
2 hours 40 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Kuala Lumpur to Sabah flight time via Shanghai Pu Dong | to via PVG
Kuala Lumpur to Shanghai Pu Dong
5 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
12 hours 30 minutes
Shanghai Pu Dong to Sabah
4 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
22 hours 20 minutes
Kuala Lumpur to Sabah flight time via Shenzhen Bao'an International | to via SZX
Kuala Lumpur to Shenzhen Bao'an International
3 hours 55 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
13 hours 35 minutes
Shenzhen Bao'an International to Sabah
3 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
20 hours 40 minutes
Kuala Lumpur to Sabah flight time via Bintulu | to via BTU
Kuala Lumpur to Bintulu
2 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 30 minutes
Bintulu to Sabah
1 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
6 hours 05 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Kuala Lumpur & Sabah local time and timezones

Sabah, Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia have the same time

Date and time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
17:17 Wed, 3 Jun, 2020,
Kuala Lumpur Timezone: +08 (+08:00)

Date and time in Sabah, Malaysia:
17:17 Wed, 3 Jun, 2020,
Kuching Timezone: +08 (+08:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Sabah, Malaysia? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 2 hours 40 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.