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There are 7 ways to get from Kuching to Brunei by plane, car 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 Miri  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Miri (MYY) KCH - MYY

$20 - $44

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Fly to Limbang  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Limbang (LMN) KCH - LMN

$44 - $204

Fly to Marudi, drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Marudi (MUR) KCH - MUR
  2. Drive from Marudi to Kuala Belait

Fly to Lawas  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Kuching (KCH) to Lawas (LWY) KCH - LWY

$31 - $144

Bus  •  20 h

  1. Take the bus from Kuching to Miri
  2. Take the bus from Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri to Bandar Seri Begawan

$35

Bus via Sarikei  •  20 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuching to Sarikei
  2. Take the bus from Sarikei to Miri
  3. Take the bus from Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri to Bandar Seri Begawan

$36 - $45

Drive  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Kuching to Bandar Seri Begawan 596.7 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Kuching to Brunei is to fly which costs RM 80 - RM 190 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuching to Brunei is to fly which costs RM 80 - RM 190 and takes 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuching to Brunei. However, there are services departing from Kuching and arriving at Bandar Seri Begawan via Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h.

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The distance between Kuching and Brunei is 568 km. The road distance is 954.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kuching to Brunei without a car is to bus which takes 20 h and costs RM 147.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Kuching to Brunei, including transfers.

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Kuching to Brunei bus services, operated by Salam Bumimas Express, depart from Kuching station.

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The best way to get from Kuching to Brunei is to fly which takes 2 h 4 min and costs RM 80 - RM 190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 147 and takes 20 h.

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The quickest flight from Kuching Airport to Miri Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Kuching to Brunei bus services, operated by PHLS Express, arrive at Bandar Seri Begawan station.

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Map of how to get from Kuching to Brunei.
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  • Distance: 354.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Kuching, Malaysia and Brunei?

AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines fly from Kuching to Kuala Belait every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuching to Bandar Seri Begawan via Miri and Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri in around 20 h.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuching to Miri
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Flights from Kuching to Miri via Mulu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Flights from Kuching to Limbang via Miri
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Kuching to Limbang via Bintulu, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Kuching to Marudi via Miri
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $130
Flights from Kuching to Marudi via Miri, Bario
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Kuching to Marudi via Mulu, Miri
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Kuching to Marudi via Sibu, Miri
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $150
Flights from Kuching to Lawas via Miri
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Flights from Kuching to Lawas via Mulu, Miri
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Kuching to Lawas via Miri, Limbang
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $160
Flights from Kuching to Lawas via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuching to Miri
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $65
Bus operators
Salam Bumimas Express
Phone
+6 082 531 133
Website
salambumimas.com
Bus from Kuching to Miri
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Bus from Kuching to Sarikei
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
PHLS Express
Website
phls38.com
Bus from Pujut Bus Terminal, Miri to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
phls38.com
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Bus Asia Biaramas Express
Website
busasia.my
Bus from Sarikei to Miri
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
busasia.my
Book at
busasia.my
Bintang Jaya Express
Website
bintangjayaexpress.com
Bus from Sarikei to Miri
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
bintangjayaexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuching to Brunei is 955 km. It takes approximately 13 h 32 min to drive from Kuching to Brunei.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuching Airport to Miri Airport.

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The best way to get from Kuching to Kuching Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs RM 15 - RM 19.

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