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There are 3 ways to get from Papar to Tuaran by train, taxi or car

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Train, taxi

  1. Take the train from Papar Station to Sembulan Station
  2. Take a taxi from Sembulan Station to Tuaran



  1. Take a taxi from Papar to Tuaran


  1. Drive from Papar to Tuaran
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Rules to follow in Malaysia




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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

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tuaran is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tuaran 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: 5 Jan 2023
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Papar to Tuaran is to drive which costs RM 11 - RM 17 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Papar to Tuaran is to taxi which costs RM 150 - RM 180 and takes 58 min.

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The distance between Papar and Tuaran is 59 km. The road distance is 66.4 km.

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The best way to get from Papar to Tuaran without a car is to train and taxi which takes 1h 29m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 29m to get from Papar to Tuaran, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Papar to Tuaran is 66 km. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Papar to Tuaran.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Tuaran. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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  • Distance: 58.8 km
  • Duration: 1h 29m

What companies run services between Papar, Malaysia and Tuaran, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Papar to Tuaran. However, you can take the train to Sembulan Station then take the taxi to Tuaran. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Tuaran.

Train operators
Sabah State Railway
Train from Papar Station to Sembulan Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Twice daily
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Sembulan Station to Tuaran
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
RM 75 - RM 95
Taxi Service Kota Kinabalu
+6 017 832 5898
+60 12-867 0238
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