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

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Bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Lahad Datu

$11

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Taxi  •  2 h 14 min

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

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Sandakan to Lahad Datu 109.6 miles

$8 - $12

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Lahad Datu. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 11 min.

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The distance between Sandakan and Lahad Datu is 93 km. The road distance is 175.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sandakan to Lahad Datu without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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The bus from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Lahad Datu takes 3 h 11 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Sandakan to Lahad Datu bus services, operated by Dyana Express, depart from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal station.

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Sandakan to Lahad Datu bus services, operated by Dyana Express, arrive at Lahad Datu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandakan to Lahad Datu is 175 km. It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to drive from Sandakan to Lahad Datu.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Lahad Datu. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sandakan to Lahad Datu.
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  • Distance: 58.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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

Dyana Express operates a bus from Sandakan to Lahad Datu twice daily. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min.

Bus operators
Dyana Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sandakan to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Sandakan Taxi Service
Phone
+60 12-916 7860

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