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Kota Kinabalu Airport Taxi and Transfers

Unbeatable Price for your Kota Kinabalu Airport Taxi


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

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  • 20 minute gap between transfers

    Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.

  • Regular Car Sanitisation

    Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol

  • Contactless ride

    When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.

  • Sanitiser in every car

    We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride

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Quick and Reliable Kota Kinabalu Airport Taxi

The stunning coastal city of Kota Kinabalu is backed by lush tropical rainforests and faces white sand beaches and glistening turquoise waters. Located on the island of Borneo in Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu is the perfect destination to reconnect with nature and relax. When it comes to travelling from the airport to your hotel in the city, the quickest and easiest option is to take a Kota Kinabalu airport taxi

Your personal driver will be waiting for you the moment your plane touches down in the tropical city of Kota Kinabalu. After a warm island greeting, your driver will help you carry your luggage to your pre-paid, pre-selected vehicle. In case of any flight delays, we provide all of our drivers with live alerts, so they will always know the exact time you’re going to land. 

While you get comfortable in your private Kota Kinabalu airport taxi, your driver will answer any questions you may have about the city and will share a few local secrets to help you make the most out of your stay. With Welcome Pickups taking care of all your airport transfer needs, all that’s left for you to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.


Hand picked & english speaking drivers


Same price as a regular Taxi from the line


Drivers are always on time


24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
6.50 €
6.50 €
15 MIN
6.50 €
6.50 €
13 MIN

Welcome’s Kota Kinabalu Airport Taxi Fleet

At Welcome Pickups, we understand the struggle of organising transport for your group. That’s why we offer an extensive fleet of different Kota Kinabalu airport taxi sizes to suit everyone. Travelling with a group of 4 people or less? Our stylish sedans will transport you in style. Is your group a little larger, up to 8 people? You and your luggage will all fit comfortably inside one of our modern and spacious minivans.

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Directions for your Kota Kinabalu Airport Taxi

Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) is the airport serving the state capital of Sabah in Malaysia. With over 8 million passengers using the airport each year, BKI is the second busiest airport in the country. Kota Kinabalu airport is located around 8 km from the city centre, so taking a Kota Kinabalu airport taxi shouldn’t take longer than 15 minutes to reach your hotel. 

To begin your Kota Kinabalu airport transfer, your driver will head northwest onto Jalan Lapangan Terbang (Baru). From here, they will turn left onto Jalan Kepayan, and follow this road for around 2.2 km. Next, your driver will continue on to Jalan Coastal and stay left until they reach the roundabout, where they will take the 1st exit onto Jln Tun Fuad Stephens. You will then see Koryo-Jeong on your right-hand side, and your driver will take a right onto Lorong Sinsuran. Finally, you will head left to stay on Lorong Sinsuran, which will lead you into the city centre of Kota Kinabalu.

Why Book your Kota Kinabalu Airport Taxi with Welcome?

Although there are a few different local Kota Kinabalu airport taxi contact numbers you can call for a transfer, wait times can vary dramatically and the level of service is never guaranteed. Instead, you can pre-book your Kota Kinabalu airport taxi with a trusted company such as Welcome Pickups to enjoy guaranteed on-time pickups, 5-star service and added benefits. At Welcome, we also offer English-speaking drivers, personalised transfers, unbeatable prices and 24/7 customer support for your peace of mind.

Cost of a Kota Kinabalu Airport Taxi

There’s a set price for taking a local Kota Kinabalu airport taxi of €6.50 (RM 30). You must go to the kiosk in the airport and purchase your pre-paid ticket before exiting to find your taxi. You will then present the ticket to your driver as you get in the taxi.

Frequently asked questions

Is there a Kota Kinabalu airport taxi contact number I can call?

There are a few different Kota Kinabalu airport taxi companies available, but the easiest and most trusted way to arrange your transfer is to book directly with Welcome Pickups. You can select your vehicle, pre-pay your transfer and book any additional services you may want before you even land in Malaysia. Take the stress out of your ride and book your Kota Kinabalu airport taxi in advance with Welcome.

Where will I find my Welcome driver?

When you land at Kota Kinabalu airport, you will find your Welcome Pickups driver waiting just outside of the arrivals hall. They will be holding a sign with your name on it, and you will know exactly who to look for, as we will send you their name, their Kota Kinabalu airport taxi contact number and their photo, 24 hours before you travel.

To ensure the smoothest Kota Kinabalu airport taxi transfer possible, you can also download our Mobile Application to track your driver’s location in real time.

What will happen to my booking if my flight is delayed?

If your flight is suddenly delayed, you won’t lose your booking or face extra charges. At Welcome, we understand that sometimes travel times change, that’s why we provide all of our drivers with live alerts on any flight changes, so they will always be there when you land.

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