Cheap Flights to Borneo

Sitting in Southeast Asia, Borneo has distinguished itself by being the world's 3rd biggest non-continental island. Its rugged, scenic territory is divided politically into three different countries. At the northern end, you'll find Brunei and East Malaysia. While on its central and southern coasts, there is Kalimantan, the Indonesian-governed part of Borneo.

As an island, Borneo is famous for its ancient rainforests, impressive wildlife, and diverse cultural heritage. Each of its three countries offers exciting, unique attractions for tourists. So, we'd heartily recommend that you book a trip there! Skyscanner can help you find the cheapest airfare to Borneo with our Cheapest Month search too.

Best Time to Book a Flight to Borneo

Borneo is beautiful to visit year-round! But keep in mind, its weather is notoriously hot and humid. The rainy season falls between October and February, while July to September is the busy period for tourism. To find the most affordable times to fly to Borneo, sign up for Skyscanner's Price Alerts feature.

Airlines That Fly to Borneo

Many domestic and international airlines fly to Borneo's trio of countries, Brunei, East Malaysia, and Kalimantan. Some of the most well-known companies include:

  • AirAsia
  • Cathay Dragon
  • Cebu Pacific
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Jeju Air
  • Lion Air
  • Malindo Air
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Royal Brunei Airlines
  • Silk Air
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Thai Airways
  • Wings Air

What to Expect When Arriving in Borneo


Brunei International Airport (BWN) is the country's main airport. Situated at its northeast tip, this single-terminal facility hosts international flights to Asia, Oceania, and Europe.

East Malaysia

Situated in Sabah, Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI) is Malaysia's second busiest airport and the central hub of East Malaysia. It's located 8km away from downtown and hosts a wide assortment of direct flights throughout Asia.

Serving the area of Sarawak, Kuching International Airport (KIA) sits 11km from Kuching's main core. This secondary airport in East Malaysia provides a decent number of direct flights to other Asian nations.


Previously known as Sepinggan Airport, Sultan Aji Muhammad Sulaiman Airport (BPN) is this Indonesian territory's main airport. It's the only noteworthy airport in Kalimantan. The airport's runway is notorious for being unpleasant to land on. So, maybe consider avoiding flying into Borneo through this route!

What to See and Do in Borneo

When you're visiting Borneo, the island's best attractions are its natural, untamed wildernesses. For instance, the Borneo Rainforest is thought to be 140 million years old! There are exotic dolphins and saltwater crocodiles swimming through its South China Sea, a multitude of monkeys in the lush trees, and a huge population of feral cats, which are friendly and often beg for handouts.

Borneo holds plenty of national parks, including Gunung Mulu National Park in East Malaysia and Kalimantan's Tanjung Puting National Park. A popular site for climbers, Mount Kinabalu's stunning peaks are located in the Malaysian region too. Borneo's cultural diversity also leads to a rich, eclectic assortment of restaurants, which travellers are sure to enjoy. For an upscale hotel or car rental services on Borneo, use Skyscanner's listings to find the best prices.

Flights to Borneo

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