There are 3 ways to get from Sandakan to Lahad Datu by bus, taxi or car

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  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan to Lahad Datu

$5

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sandakan to Lahad Datu 109.6 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Sandakan to Lahad Datu 109.6 miles

$8 - $12

What companies run services between Sandakan, Malaysia and Lahad Datu, Malaysia?

Sabah Booking operates a bus from Sandakan to Lahad Datu 3 times a day. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 2 h. BeautifulKK also services this route once daily.

Bus operators
Sabah Booking
Phone
+6089 215 969
Email
ask@sabahbooking.com
Website
sabahbooking.com
Bus from Sandakan to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sabahbooking.com
BeautifulKK
Website
beautifulkk.com
Bus from Sandakan to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
beautifulkk.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sandakan to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Sandakan Taxi Service
Phone
+60 12-916 7860

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Sandakan to Lahad Datu?

The distance between Sandakan and Lahad Datu is 93 km. The road distance is 175 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Sandakan to Lahad Datu?

The cheapest way to get from Sandakan to Lahad Datu is to bus which costs RM 18 and takes 2 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Sandakan to Lahad Datu?

The quickest way to get from Sandakan to Lahad Datu is to bus which takes 2 h and costs RM 18.

Is there a direct bus between Sandakan and Lahad Datu?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sandakan and arriving at Lahad Datu. Services depart four times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

How long does it take to get from Sandakan to Lahad Datu?

The bus from Sandakan to Lahad Datu takes 2 h including transfers and departs four times a day.