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There are 2 ways to get from Lahad Datu to Pulau Lankayan by plane or bus

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Fly, travel  •  1h 58m

  1. Fly from Lahad Datu (LDU) to Sandakan (SDK) LDU - SDK
  2. Travel from Sandakan to Pulau Lankayan

1 alternative option

Bus, travel  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Lahad Datu to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
  2. Travel from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Pulau Lankayan
Lahad Datu → Pulau Lankayan
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Regional restriction measures in place
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Malaysia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 03 88810200

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pulau Lankayan is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pulau Lankayan is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pulau Lankayan is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Lahad Datu and Pulau Lankayan is 171 km.

The best way to get from Lahad Datu to Pulau Lankayan without a car is to bus and travel which takes 4h 41m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Lahad Datu to Pulau Lankayan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lahad Datu Airport to Sandakan Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Malaysia Airlines offers flights from Lahad Datu Airport to Sandakan Airport.

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Map of how to get from Lahad Datu to Pulau Lankayan.
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  • Distance: 171.2 km
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Lahad Datu, Malaysia and Pulau Lankayan, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Lahad Datu to Pulau Lankayan. However, you can fly to Sandakan then take the travel to Pulau Lankayan. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal then take the travel to Pulau Lankayan.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Lahad Datu to Sandakan
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 100 - 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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