Cheap Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau are operated by 2 airliners – Malaysia Airline and Airasia. The most popular are provided by Malaysia Airline. They operate around 1 flight a day departing from Kota-Kinabalu International Airport and arriving at Tawau. In the morning there is 2 flights, 4 flights in the evening and 0 flights at night with the earliest departuare at 07:00 and latest departure at 19:30. Please be aware that flight times and the number of flights will vary between summer and winter months. The most common flight number for this flight is MH 2121, MH 2137 and MH 3057.
Other airliners offer less frequent flights but departure times may be more desirable. Airasia offers 1 flight a day from Kota-Kinabalu International Airport to Tawau between the hours of 00:20 and 20:20. The flight numbers for these flights are AK 6122, AK 6126 and AK 6128.
Malaysia Airline flight prices from Kota-Kinabalu International Airport to Tawau can be found at www.malaysiaairline.com
Below you find a list of all the airliners that operate flights from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau and how many flights depart on a per day basis.
You will find alternative routes from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau that require 1 or more stops. On some occassions the timing may be more convenient or a quicker route. The table below shows some of the alternative route that are possible.
Return flight are operated by 2 airliners which include Malaysia Airline and Airasia. More information on return flights can be found on our Flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu page.
Alternative routes to Tawau
As a substitute, you will discover that Labuan also give flights to Tawau which could be more fitting for you. Labuan has around 8 flights a week though you will find the number of flights vary from month to month so check with the airline currier for the most up to date information.
If you wish to look at this alternative solution then remember Labuan is around 113 kilometers (70 miles) from Kota Kinabalu. Choosing this root would probably require you look at alternative travel arrangement or look at alternative airport parking where costs could vary from airport parking provided at Kota Kinabalu. More information can be found at Flights from Labuan to Tawau. Flights to Tawau are also available from Bandar Seri Begwan International Airport; 6 flights a day depart from the airport.
Arriving at Tawau
Hiring a car at Tawau can be expensive if you book on arrival so we would recommend booking in advanced. Car hire is generally cheaper to pre book and you can find some of the best deals on our page. If you are being collected then they can made use of our Tawau Airport Arrivals page which provides upto the minute information on your flights status.
On arriving at Tawau allow for the difference in the time zone. Tawau is GMT +0.0 compared to GMT +8.0 at Kota Kinabalu.
Tawau city center is located about 13 km (8 miles) from Tawau Airport. If you intended route is into the city then you should find a number of taxis and alternative transport at Tawau Airport which will make you gurney into the city quite easy. With the number of inhabitants more than 306,500 you should find plenty of hostels and hotel if you are searching for accommodation.