There are 2 ways to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island) by ferry, bus, taxi or plane

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Ferry, bus, taxi, fly to Caticlan  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Sipadan to Semporna Jetty
  2. Take the bus from Semporna to Kunak
  3. Take a taxi from Kunak to Tawau
  4. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Caticlan (MPH) TWU - MPH

$110 - $369

1 alternative option

Ferry, bus, taxi, fly to Kalibo  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Sipadan to Semporna Jetty
  2. Take the bus from Semporna to Kunak
  3. Take a taxi from Kunak to Tawau
  4. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Kalibo (KLO) TWU - KLO
  5. Take the bus from Kalibo Airport to Caticlan
  6. Take the ferry from Caticlan to Boracay

$113 - $332

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island) is to ferry and bus and taxi and fly which costs RM 460 - RM 1400 and takes 17 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island) is to ferry and bus and taxi and fly which costs RM 450 - RM 1600 and takes 17 h 5 min.

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The distance between Pulau Sipadan and Boracay (Island) is 945 km.

It takes approximately 17 h 5 min to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island), including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tawau Airport to Caticlan Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h 20 min and has two stopovers.

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SkyJet, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia Philippines and two other airlines offer flights from Tawau Airport to Caticlan Airport.

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There are 261+ hotels available in Boracay (Island). Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Sipadan to Boracay (Island).
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  • Distance: 590.8 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 5 min

What companies run services between Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia and Boracay (Island), Western Visayas, Philippines?

There is no direct connection from Pulau Sipadan to Manoc-Manoc. However, you can take the ferry to Semporna Jetty, take the walk to Semporna, take the bus to Kunak, take the taxi to Tawau airport, fly to Caticlan, take the walk to Caticlan, then take the ferry to Manoc-Manoc. Alternatively, you can take the ferry to Semporna Jetty, take the walk to Semporna, take the bus to Kunak, take the taxi to Tawau airport, fly to Kalibo, take the walk to Kalibo Airport, take the bus to Caticlan, then take the ferry to Manoc-Manoc.

Airlines
Cebu Pacific
Website
cebupacificair.com
Flights from Tawau to Caticlan via Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Tawau to Caticlan via Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Tawau to Caticlan via Kota Kinabalu, Guangzhou, Manila
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Tawau to Caticlan via Kuala Lumpur, Ho Chi Minh City, Manila
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Tawau to Caticlan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $400
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kuala Lumpur, Cebu
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
AirAsia Philippines
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tawau to Caticlan via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Tawau to Kalibo via Kota Kinabalu, Manila
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
SkyJet
Website
flyskyjetair.com
Flights from Tawau to Caticlan via Kuala Lumpur, Manila
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Bus operators
Dyana Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Semporna to Kunak
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.my
Southwest Tours
Website
southwesttoursboracay.com
Bus from Kalibo Airport to Caticlan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
southwesttoursboracay.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Pulau Sipadan to Semporna Jetty
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand
Oyster Ferry
Website
oysterferry.com
Ferry from Caticlan to Boracay
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
oysterferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kunak to Tawau
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24

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