There are 4 ways to get from Manila to Tawau Airport (TWU) by plane, taxi or car

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Fly to Tawau  •  7h 14m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Tawau (TWU) MNL - TWU

RM 202 - RM 275

3 alternative options

Fly to Sandakan, taxi  •  11h 24m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Sandakan (SDK) MNL - SDK
  2. Take a taxi from Sandakan to Tawau Airport (TWU)

RM 692 - RM 1125

Fly to Lahad Datu, taxi  •  8h 53m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Lahad Datu (LDU) MNL - LDU
  2. Take a taxi from Lahad Datu to Tawau Airport (TWU)

RM 452 - RM 815

Fly to Kota Kinabalu, drive  •  12h 4m

  1. Fly from Manila (MNL) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) MNL - BKI
  2. Drive from Kota Kinabalu to Tawau Airport (TWU)

RM 262 - RM 1865

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The cheapest way to get from Manila to Tawau Airport (TWU) is to fly which costs ₱2,300 - ₱3,300 and takes 7h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Manila to Tawau Airport (TWU) is to fly which costs ₱2,300 - ₱3,300 and takes 7h 14m.

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The distance between Manila and Tawau Airport (TWU) is 1187 km.

It takes approximately 7h 14m to get from Manila to Tawau Airport (TWU), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Manila Airport to Tawau Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h 15m and has one stopover.

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AirAsia Philippines, Malindo Airways, EVA Air and four other airlines offer flights from Manila Airport to Tawau Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Tawau Airport (TWU). Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Manila to Tawau Airport (TWU).
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  • Distance: 1186.5 km
  • Duration: 7h 14m

What companies run services between Manila, Philippines and Tawau Airport (TWU), Malaysia?

AirAsia Philippines, Malaysia Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Manila to Tawau Airport (TWU) every 3 hours.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 260 - RM 600
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Taiwan Taoyuan, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 826 - RM 829
Flights from Manila to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 650
Flights from Manila to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 280 - RM 850
Flights from Manila to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu, Sandakan
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 290 - RM 650
Flights from Manila to Lahad Datu via Zamboanga, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 2500
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 875 - RM 877
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 260 - RM 950
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Hong Kong, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1400
Flights from Manila to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 2000
Flights from Manila to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 650
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Manila to Sandakan via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 1100
Flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 1100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Manila to Tawau via Zamboanga, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 875 - RM 877
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 600
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Manila to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 500
Other operators
Taxi from Sandakan to Tawau Airport (TWU)
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Estimated price
RM 390 - RM 470
Sandakan Taxi Service
Phone
+60 12-916 7860
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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