Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore

Flight information Kota Kinabalu to Singapore Changi

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Average flight time, total distance 1433 kilometres

2h 5min

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Singapore Changi

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Flying from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore

Singapore has a population of over 5.6 million. Home to the beautiful Marina Bay skyline and Universal Studios, travellers of all types and budgets will find something of interest in this little red dot.

Singapore Changi Airport is the main airport serving the city. Flight from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore usually takes around 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Airlines that fly from Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) to Changi Airport (SIN)

Malindo Air or AirAsia are great options for travellers searching for cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore that serve a direct route. Other airlines such as Singapore Airlines, SilkAir, Malaysia Airlines are other available options.

Departure from Kota Kinabalu International Airport

The easiest and fastest way of getting to the airport from the city centre for your Kota Kinabalu to Singapore flight is via a public taxi. Taxi fare will cost between RM30 - RM38 depending on your pick-up location is. Alternatively, pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner is an option for those who would like to avoid the hassle of searching for a taxi.

An alternative is to take an airport shuttle bus. The bus departs from Centre Point in the city centre with a bus fare of RM5 taking around 40 minutes to reach the airport.

Kota Kinabalu International Airport information

The airport has one main terminal that serves both international and domestic flights. Food options are widely available in the airport although there is a limited variety of duty-free shops. Travellers having an early or late flight from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore should take note that the only 24 hour eatery available is Mcdonalds. Complimentary WiFi is available in most public areas of the airport. A prayer room is also available in the terminal.

Arrival at Changi Airport (SIN)

Upon arrival at Singapore’s Changi Airport, the easiest and most convenient way of getting to the city centre is via a public taxi which will cost between SGD 20 - SGD 30 (RM60 - RM100) depending on your destination. The journey will take a minimum of 23 minutes depending on traffic conditions. There is also the option of pre-booking a private or shared airport transfer from Skyscanner prior to your arrival to avoid any taxi queue upon your arrival. Airport shuttle running to most downtown hotels is also available, costing travellers SGD9 (RM28) but will take a minimum of 90 minutes depending on where your hotel is located.

The MRT train system is extremely efficient in Singapore although taking it from the airport to the city centre will require a train transfer at Tanah Merah station. To take the MRT, head towards terminal 2 where the Airport station is located. The train fee will cost between SGD 1.50 - SGD 2.50 (RM5 - RM8).

Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) Information

Changi Airport was named the world’s best airport in 2018. With an extensive range of dining and shopping options available throughout all terminals, you may not even want to leave the airport. Complimentary WiFi is available for passengers in all terminals with a prayer room accessible.

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Useful Singapore Travel Information

What is the time difference between Kuching and Singapore?

There is no time difference between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore.

What is the weather like in Singapore?

Singapore has an average temperature of 31°C all year round. Travellers planning a trip from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore should take note that November and December is the rainy season.

What is the currency and exchange rate for Singapore?

Singapore uses the Singaporean Dollar.

RM1 = SGD 0.33 (As of 19 November 2018)

What is the average cost of a hotel room in Singapore?

An average hotel room rate will range between RM400 - RM750 per night. Skyscanner not only helps travellers search for cheap flights from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore but also in your search for hotels rooms in Singapore.

Singapore visa requirement for Malaysians

Citizens of Malaysia planning a trip from Kota Kinabalu to Singapore for tourism are not required to obtain a visa if their stay is less than 30 days. Your passport is required to have a minimum validity of 6 months upon date of entry to Singapore.

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Information is accurate as of 19 November 2018

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.