Duration 10h 30m
Distance 167 km
Average price RM 75
Nearby airports 3 found

Closest airports to Mount Kinabalu

The nearest airport to Mount Kinabalu is Labuan (LBU). However, there are better options for getting to Mount Kinabalu. You can take a bus from Sandakan (SDK) to Mount Kinabalu via Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam, and Kinabalu Park in around 10h 30m.

Recommended airport

Sandakan (SDK)

  1. Sandakan
  2. Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  3. Mount Kinabalu
10h 30m
Cheapest
RM 89 - RM 93
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Labuan (LBU)

  1. Labuan
  2. Kota Kinabalu
  3. Mount Kinabalu
4h 26m

Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN)

  1. Serasa Ferry Terminal
  2. Labuan
  3. Kota Kinabalu
  4. Mount Kinabalu
8h 57m

Frequently asked questions

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The nearest airport to Mount-Kinabalu is Kota Kinabalu (BKI) Airport which is 58.7 km away. Other nearby airports include Sandakan (SDK) (167.4 km), Labuan (LBU) (168.9 km), Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) (219.4 km) and Tawau (TWU) (260.8 km).

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It takes 1h 29m to get from Mount-Kinabalu to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) Airport.

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We recommend flying to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) Airport, which is 58.7 km away from Ranau. The taxi from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Ranau takes 1h 29m.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Mount-Kinabalu. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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