Getting Here


The Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA) (IATA:BKI), located approximately 8 kms southwest of Kota Kinabalu city center, is the main gateway to the State of Sabah. KKIA is the 2nd busiest airport in Malaysia behind Kuala Lumpur airport.
KKIA serves as an important hub for most of the local airlines such as Malaysia Airlines, Air Asia, Firefly, Batik Air, MASwings and many other international airlines like Shanghai Airlines, Jeju Air, Royal Brunei, Air Busan, Scoot, Cebu Pacific Air, Air Busan and many more.  
International travelers can also connect to KKIA via Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Penang International Airport, Singapore Changi Airport, Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport and Brunei International Airport. 

Airport transfers

Transportation options and costs are subject to change, check for updates before your trip.

Metered Taxi
The best option is to take a taxi from the airport to the city center. It will take about 15 minutes to reach the city center, and the cost is approximately 30 MYR.

Shuttle Bus
Another option and the cheapest way to travel from Kota Kinabalu Airport to the city center is by bus. You can take the local bus for a cost of 5 MYR. The bus journey takes around 25 minutes.

Grab (Similar to Uber)
You can book a Grab from KKIA, go to the area called Pickup/Drop-off point.

Shuttle/Limo services
Some hotels in Kota Kinabalu may provide shuttle/limo services from the airport to their premises. If you have pre-booked accommodation, it's worth checking with your hotel if they offer this service.  

GFNY KK Tour Operator
Check with the Official Travel & Tour Agent of GNFY KK for all available transportation and tour services.

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