There are 3 ways to get from Manila to Sibu by plane, bus or taxi

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 Sibu  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Sibu (SBW) MNL - SBW

$141 - $565

2 alternative options

Fly to Tanjung Manis, bus  •  25 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tanjung Manis (TGC) MNL - TGC
  2. Take the bus from Sarikei to Sibu

$180 - $615

Fly to Mukah, taxi  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Mukah (MKM) MNL - MKM
  2. Take a taxi from Mukah to Sibu

$158 - $469

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manila and Sibu is 1698 km.

It takes approximately 9 h 24 min to get from Manila to Sibu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manila Airport to Sibu Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Philippine Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Manila Airport to Sibu Airport.

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There are 47+ hotels available in Sibu. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Sibu.
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  • Distance: 1061.4 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 24 min

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Sibu, Malaysia?

AirAsia, Philippine Airlines and three other airlines fly from Manila to Sibu hourly.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Sibu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Manila to Sibu via Kuala Lumpur, Miri
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Manila to Sibu via Kuala Lumpur, Kuching
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Manila to Tanjung Manis via Kuala Lumpur, Kuching
Ave. Duration
19 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Manila to Mukah via Kuala Lumpur, Miri
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Manila to Mukah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuching
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manila to Mukah via Singapore Changi, Kuching
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Manila to Mukah via Kota Kinabalu, Sibu
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Manila to Mukah via Kuala Lumpur, Sibu
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manila to Mukah via Kuala Lumpur, Bintulu
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Manila to Mukah via Kota Kinabalu, Sibu, Kuching
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Manila to Mukah via Kota Kinabalu, Kuching
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Sibu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Manila to Sibu via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Philippine Airlines
Website
philippineairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Sibu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Bus operators
Bintang Jaya Express
Website
bintangjayaexpress.com
Bus from Sarikei to Sibu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
bintangjayaexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus Asia Biaramas Express
Website
busasia.my
Bus from Sarikei to Sibu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
busasia.my
Book at
busasia.my
Other operators
Taxi from Mukah to Sibu
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Estimated price
$55 - $65

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