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Flights Chiang Mai - Kota Kinabalu

Route information

Currency and cost comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
38% Trains are 38% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu than in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai 0.77€
Kota Kinabalu 1.06€
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
86% The average meal is 86% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu than in Chiang Mai.
Chiang Mai 1.55€
Kota Kinabalu 2.89€
Exchange rate
1 EUR = 5.27 MYR
1 MYR = 0.2 EUR
Last checked on 24 February 2024
Distance: 2337 kms
Chiang Mai airports
Chiang Mai International Airport (CNX) How far from city centre: 1 kms
Kota Kinabalu airports
Kota Kinabalu (BKI) How far from city centre: 5 kms

Find flights from Chiang Mai - Kota Kinabalu

Are you excited for an amazing trip from Chiang Mai to Kota Kinabalu? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Kota Kinabalu. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

Frequently asked questions about flights from Chiang Mai to Kota Kinabalu

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from Chiang Mai to Kota Kinabalu?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to Malaysia. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Chiang Mai to Kota Kinabalu, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Chiang Mai and Kota Kinabalu. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Kota Kinabalu more expensive than Chiang Mai to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in Kota Kinabalu costs an around 1.74 EUR euros, 79% more expensive than Chiang Mai, with a fare of 0.97 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 38% more in Kota Kinabalu: 1.06 EUR euros against 0.77 EUR euros in Chiang Mai. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 2.89 EUR euros in Kota Kinabalu, 86% more than the 1.55 EUR euros in Chiang Mai. The price of a coffee is approximately 58% more expensive in Kota Kinabalu, with an average of 2.28 EUR euros, while in Chiang Mai the coffee costs 1.44 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Chiang Mai to Kota Kinabalu flights?
The most popular month for flights from Chiang Mai to Kota Kinabalu are: November, December and April.
When is the best time to travel from Chiang Mai to Kota Kinabalu?
A good period of the year to visit Kota Kinabalu from Chiang Mai really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, February is the best month to fly to Kota Kinabalu from Chiang Mai, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by December and May. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds May, December and February are the months with fewer searches for the route Chiang Mai -  Kota Kinabalu.
What is the weather like in Kota Kinabalu compared to Chiang Mai?
The average temperature in Chiang Mai the average temperature is 38.62 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm , Kota Kinabalu's temperatures reach 34.57 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 22.41 degrees in Kota Kinabalu, compared to the 11.92 average degrees reported in Chiang Mai. During the winter period, Chiang Mai can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Kota Kinabalu have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.

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