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There are 4 ways to get from George Town to Pulau Lankayan by plane or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Sandakan, travel

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Sandakan (SDK)
  2. Travel from Sandakan to Pulau Lankayan

3 alternative options

Fly to Kudat, travel

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kudat (KUD)
  2. Travel from Kudat to Pulau Lankayan

Fly to Kota Kinabalu, travel

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI)
  2. Travel from Kota Kinabalu to Pulau Lankayan

Fly to Lahad Datu, bus, travel

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Lahad Datu (LDU)
  2. Take the bus from Lahad Datu to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
  3. Travel from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Pulau Lankayan

Questions & Answers

The distance between George Town and Pulau Lankayan is 1948 km.

It takes approximately 8h 13m to get from George Town to Pulau Lankayan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Penang Airport to Sandakan Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Penang Airport to Sandakan Airport.

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The best way to get from George Town to Penang Airport is to bus which takes 50 min and costs RM 1 - RM 4.

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Map of how to get from George Town to Pulau Lankayan.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 1948.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 13m

What companies run services between George Town, Malaysia and Pulau Lankayan, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from George Town to Pulau Lankayan. However, you can take the bus to Penang Airport, take the walk to Penang airport, fly to Sandakan, then take the travel to Pulau Lankayan. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Penang Airport, take the walk to Penang airport, fly to Kudat, then take the travel to Pulau Lankayan.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1100
Flights from Penang to Kudat via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
15h 42m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 1500
Flights from Penang to Kudat via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 210 - RM 1300
Flights from Penang to Kudat via Kuching, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
15h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 270 - RM 1200
Flights from Penang to Kudat via Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan
Ave. Duration
22h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 1600
Flights from Penang to Kudat via Kuala Lumpur, Sandakan
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 290 - RM 1300
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 550
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 170 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 410 - RM 2300
Flights from Penang to Lahad Datu via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 460 - RM 900
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Singapore Changi, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 460
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu via Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 460
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 460
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 460
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 460
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1100
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 550
Flights from Penang to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 170 - RM 600
Bus operators
Dyana Express
Phone
+6088 389 997, +6016 831 65 65
Website
beautifulkk.com
Bus from Lahad Datu to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 42
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.com

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