Kuala Lumpur to Sabah Flight Duration

Find flight duration times from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah, compare live flight prices and book your tickets.

What is the flight duration from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah?
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Average flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes

The fastest flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 2 hours 30 minutes

Kuala Lumpur to Sabah flight duration breakdown

Average flight duration 2 hours 40 minutes
Shortest flight duration 2 hours 30 minutes
Longest flight duration 2 hours 50 minutes
The average flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 2 hours 40 minutes. However, the duration of flights can differ depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air. This means individual flight times can be quicker, but on occasion, they can also be longer.

The distance from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 1,010 miles / 1,626 km

Kuala Lumpur airports

Kuala Lumpur has 2 airports: Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport (SZB) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL).

If you don't fancy flying from Kuala Lumpur there are a number of airports nearby that fly to Sabah: Penang International Airport (PEN), Kuala Terengganu Sultan Mahmud Airport (TGG), Kota Bharu Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR), Johor Bahru Senai International Airport (JHB) and Alor Setar Sultan Abdul Halim Airport (AOR).

Sabah airports

There are a number of airports nearby that fly to Kuala Lumpur: Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI), Labuan Airport (LBU), Sandakan Airport (SDK), Tawau Airport (TWU), Miri Airport (MYY), Bintulu Airport (BTU) and Sibu Airport (SBW).

We found some additional routes that may be of interest to you: Johor Bahru to Sabah, Kuala Lumpur to Sarawak and Kuala Lumpur to Kedah.

Kuala Lumpur & Sabah local times and timezones

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is 0 hours ahead of Sabah, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur to Sabah FAQs

How long does it take to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah?

On average, the flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 2 hours 40 minutes. But remember, flight times can vary slightly depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air.

This means that your flight from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah could be longer or shorter than the average flight time.

What is the distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sabah?

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sabah is 1,010 miles or 1,626 km.

What is the shortest flight duration from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah?

The shortest flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 2 hours 30 minutes. However, flight times can vary depending on weather conditions, air congestion and flight path, so this time is never guaranteed.

Can I fly from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah?

The average flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Sabah is 2 hours 40 minutes. Nearby airports to consider flying from include: Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport (SZB) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). Check ticket prices and review carrier requirements carefully before booking your trip.

What is the timezone difference between Kuala Lumpur and Sabah?

The time zone difference between Kuala Lumpur and Sabah is 0 hours.