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There are 7 ways to get from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei by bus, train, car, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, train, drive  •  14h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  2. Take the train from Sembulan Station to Beaufort Station
  3. Drive from Sipitang to Bandar Seri Begawan

Cheapest option

Bus Bintang Jaya Express  •  16h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu
  2. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan

$33 - $37

5 alternative options

Bus, ferry  •  14h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  2. Take the ferry from Kota Kinabalu to Labuan
  3. Take the ferry from Labuan to Serasa Ferry Terminal

$34 - $38

Bus via Lawas  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  2. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Lawas
  3. Take the bus from Lawas to Bandar Seri Begawan

Drive  •  8h 41m

  1. Drive from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Bandar Seri Begawan 390 miles

$29 - $45

Fly from Sandakan, ferry  •  7h 52m

  1. Fly from Sandakan (SDK) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) SDK - BKI
  2. Take the ferry from Kota Kinabalu to Labuan
  3. Take the ferry from Labuan to Serasa Ferry Terminal

$38 - $106

Bus, fly to Bandar Seri Begawan  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  2. Fly from Kota Kinabalu (BKI) to Bandar Seri Begawan (BWN) BKI - BWN

$56 - $168

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The cheapest way to get from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei is to bus which costs RM 130 - RM 160 and takes 16h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei is to fly and ferry which costs RM 150 - RM 450 and takes 7h 52m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei. However, there are services departing from Sandakan Airport and arriving at Bandar Seri Begawan via Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam and Lawas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

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The distance between Sandakan Airport (SDK) and Brunei is 421 km. The road distance is 624 km.

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The best way to get from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 14h 34m and costs RM 140 - RM 160.

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It takes approximately 14h 17m to get from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei, including transfers.

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Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei bus services, operated by Tung Ma Express, depart from Sandakan station.

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The quickest flight from Sandakan Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei bus services, operated by Sipitang Express, arrive at Bandar Seri Begawan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei is 624 km. It takes approximately 8h 41m to drive from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei.

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Map of how to get from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Brunei.
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  • Distance: 263 miles
  • Duration: 14h 17m

What companies run services between Sandakan Airport (SDK), Malaysia and Brunei?

You can take a bus from Sandakan Airport (SDK) to Bandar Seri Begawan via Sandakan, Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam, and Lawas in around 15h 47m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $95
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $160
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $90
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
Sabah State Railway
Website
railway.sabah.gov.my
Train from Sembulan Station to Beaufort Station
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
railway.sabah.gov.my
Bus operators
Tung Ma Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
beautifulkk.com
Salam Bumimas Express
Phone
+6 082 531 133
Website
salambumimas.com
Bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Lawas
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Sipitang Express
Website
sipitangexpress.com.my
Bus from Lawas to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
sipitangexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
sipitangexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bintang Jaya Express
Website
bintangjayaexpress.com
Bus from Sandakan to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
bintangjayaexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Jesselton Point
Website
jesseltonpoint.com.my
Ferry from Kota Kinabalu to Labuan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
jesseltonpoint.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Double Power Sdn Bhd
Ferry from Labuan to Serasa Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
PKL Jaya
Website
pkljaya.com
Ferry from Labuan to Serasa Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
pkljaya.com

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Sandakan Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport.

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