There is 1 way to get from Sandakan to Pulau Sipadan by bus or ferry

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Bus, ferry  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Semporna
  2. Take the ferry from Semporna Jetty to Pulau Sipadan

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The distance between Sandakan and Pulau Sipadan is 200 km.

The best way to get from Sandakan to Pulau Sipadan without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 7 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 53 min to get from Sandakan to Pulau Sipadan, including transfers.

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There are six+ hotels available in Pulau Sipadan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sandakan to Pulau Sipadan.
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  • Distance: 125.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 53 min

What companies run services between Sandakan, Malaysia and Pulau Sipadan, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Sandakan to Pulau Sipadan. However, you can take the bus to Semporna, take the walk to Semporna Jetty, then take the ferry to Pulau Sipadan.

Bus operators
Dyana Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Semporna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Semporna Jetty to Pulau Sipadan
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
On demand

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