International Flights

It's easier than ever to get to Borneo, Malaysia. By far the easiest route is via Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia but there are many global airlines that connect directly to Kota Kinabalu (KK). The newest entrants are Cathay Pacific via their sister company Dragon Air that connects via Hong Kong and also Asiana Airlines that connects via Seoul, South Korea.

Airline (Click on Logo) Transit Destination City
Malaysia Airlines
malaysiaairlines.com
KLIA, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Australia - Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide & Darwin
China - Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming, Xiamen, Fuzhou
France
- Paris
Germany - Frankfurt
Japan - Tokyo, Osaka
Netherlands - Amsterdam
New Zealand - Auckland
South Korea - Seoul
Turkey - Istanbul
UAE - Dubai
UK - London
USA - Los Angeles

Direct Flight to/from Kota Kinabalu

Perth, Australia direct to Kota Kinabalu
Twice a week, departing Perth on Monday and Thursday early morning and departing Kota Kinabalu for Perth on Sunday and Wednesday evening
China - Hong Kong, Shanghai
Japan
- Tokyo
Taiwan - Taipei

Royal Brunei Airlines
bruneiair.com

Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Australia - Melbourne
UAE - Dubai
UK - London

 

Singapore Airlines
singaporeair.com

Silk Air (subsidiary)
silkair.com
Singapore->KK

Singapore

Australia
- Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide & Darwin
Denmark - Copenhagen
France
- Paris
Germany - Frankfurt, Munich
Greece - Athens
Italy - Rome, Milan
Japan - Tokyo, Osaka
Netherlands - Amsterdam
New Zealand - Auckland, Christchurch
Russia - Moscow
South Africa - Johannesberg
Spain - Barcelona
Switzerland - Zurich
Turkey - Istanbul
UAE - Dubai
UK - London
USA - New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston

Air Asia
airasia.com
KLIA 2,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Australia - Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide,
Gold Coast & Darwin
China - Multiple Cities
Hong Kong - Hong Kong
Japan - Tokyo (Haneda, Narita), Osaka (Kansai), Sapporo, Fukuoka, Nagoya, Okinawa
Singapore - Singapore
South Korea - Seoul, Busan
Taiwan - Taipei
Direct Flight to/from Kota Kinabalu

China - Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Hangzhou
Indonesia - Bali, Jakarta
Singapore - Singapore
Taiwan - Taipei

Asiana Airlines
flyasiana.com
Seoul, South Korea

Australia - Sydney
France - Paris (Charles de Gaulle)
Germany - Frankfurt
Japan - Multiple cities
South Korea - Seoul
Turkey - Istanbul
UK - London (Heathrow)
USA - New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Chicago, Honolulu

 

Cathay Pacific
cathaypacific.com

DragonAir (subsidiary)
dragonair.com
Hong Kong -> KK

Hong Kong Australia
- Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide & Cairns
Canada - Toronto, Vancouver
France - Paris
Germany - Frankfurt
Italy - Rome, Milan
Japan - Tokyo, Osaka
Netherlands - Amsterdam
New Zealand - Auckland
Russia - Moscow
UK - London
USA - New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago

The capital city of Sabah is Kota Kinabalu (KK) and for Sarawak it is Kuching. If you are flying directly to Borneo, it is always advisable to fly the same airline all throughout unless connecting flights are not available in case of flight delays.

Domestic Flights

Airline (Click on Logo) Origin Destinations

Malaysia Airlines
malaysiaairlines.com

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) 1 Sabah - Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Labuan, Tawau

Sarawak - Kuching, Miri, Sibu, Bintulu
Kota Kinabalu T1, Sabah Sabah - Sandakan, Lahad Datu, Tawau, Kudat

Sarawak - Kuching, Miri, Sibu, Bintulu
Air Asia
airasia.com
KLIA 2, Kuala Lumpur Sabah - Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan, Labuan, Tawau

Sarawak - Kuching, Miri, Sibu, Bintulu
Kota Kinabalu LCCT Terminal 2, Sabah Sabah - Sandakan, Tawau

Sarawak - Kuching, Miri
Malindo Air
malindoair.com
KLIA 2, Kuala Lumpur Sabah - Kota Kinabalu

Sarawak - Kuching
Kota Kinabalu T1, Sabah Sabah - None yet

Sarawak - None yet


Map of Sarawak