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There are 3 ways to get from Kota Kinabalu to Sungai Kinabatangan by plane or bus

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Fly to Sandakan, travel

  1. Fly from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Sandakan (SDK)
  2. Travel from Sandakan to Sungai Kinabatangan

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Sandakan

Fly to Lahad Datu, travel

  1. Fly from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Lahad Datu (LDU)
  2. Travel from Lahad Datu to Sungai Kinabatangan

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The cheapest way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Sungai Kinabatangan is to bus which costs RM 68 - RM 74 and takes 8h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Sungai Kinabatangan is to bus which costs RM 68 - RM 74 and takes 8h 33m.

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It is approximately 258 km to get from Kota Kinabalu to Sungai Kinabatangan.

The best way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Sungai Kinabatangan without a car is to bus which takes 8h 33m and costs RM 68 - RM 74.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Kota Kinabalu to Sungai Kinabatangan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Sandakan Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kota Kinabalu Airport to Sandakan Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Sungai Kinabatangan. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Kota Kinabalu to Kota Kinabalu Airport is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs RM 22 - RM 27.

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Map of how to get from Kota Kinabalu to Sungai Kinabatangan.
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  • Distance: 257.7 km
  • Duration: 1h 43m

What companies run services between Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia and Sungai Kinabatangan, Malaysia?

Sida Express operates a bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Sandakan 4 times a day. Tickets cost RM 43 and the journey takes 7h 45m. Salam Bumimas Express also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 1000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan via Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 1000
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 200 - RM 460
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Sandakan
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 70 - RM 500
Bus operators
Sida Express
Phone
+60 198072570
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Sandakan
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 43
Schedules at
easybook.com
Salam Bumimas Express
Phone
+6 082 531 133
Email
bintangjayaexpress@gmail.com
Website
salambumimas.com
Bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Sandakan
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 43
Schedules at
salambumimas.com

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