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There are 2 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tambunan by plane, taxi or train

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Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, taxi  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) SZB - BKI
  2. Take a taxi from Kota Kinabalu to Tambunan

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly, taxi  •  5h 24m

  1. Take the train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) KUL - BKI
  3. Take a taxi from Kota Kinabalu to Tambunan

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tambunan is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 550 - RM 1100 and takes 5h 24m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tambunan is to train and fly and taxi which takes 5h 24m and costs RM 550 - RM 1100.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tambunan is 1651 km.

It takes approximately 6h 40m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tambunan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 15m and has one stopover.

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AirAsia, Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Firefly offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Tambunan. Prices start at RM 160 per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs RM 40 - RM 55.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tambunan.
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  • Distance: 1650.6 km
  • Duration: 6h 40m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tambunan, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Tambunan. However, you can take the taxi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airport, fly to Kota Kinabalu, then take the taxi to Tambunan. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Kota Kinabalu, then take the taxi to Tambunan.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 410 - RM 1300
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Penang, Kuching
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Senai, Penang
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 480 - RM 1600
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1900
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Langkawi, Penang
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 2000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1900
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 2000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 370 - RM 1300
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 410 - RM 1300
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Penang, Kuching
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Senai, Penang
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 480 - RM 1600
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1900
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Langkawi, Penang
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 2000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1900
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 2000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 370 - RM 1300
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Senai
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
RM 460 - RM 1000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 350 - RM 750
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 360 - RM 1400
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kota Kinabalu via Hang Nadim, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 390 - RM 1200
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Email
CustomerEnquiry@KLIAekspres.com
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 18 - RM 40
Website
https://www.kliaekspres.com
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/klia-ekspres
Other operators
Taxi from Kota Kinabalu to Tambunan
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 220
Taxi Service Kota Kinabalu
Phone
+6 017 832 5898
Website
taxi-kinabalu.blogspot.com
TAXI KOTA KINABALU SABAH
Phone
+60 12-867 0238
Website
ipunciko.blogspot.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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