There are 4 ways to get from Sandakan to Semporna by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Semporna

$11

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Taxi  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sandakan to Semporna 190.2 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Sandakan to Semporna 190.2 miles

$14 - $21

Fly, taxi  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Sandakan (SDK) to Tawau (TWU) SDK - TWU
  2. Take a taxi from Tawau to Semporna

$56 - $155

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal and arriving at Semporna. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Sandakan and Semporna is 161 km. The road distance is 304.4 km.

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The best way to get from Sandakan to Semporna without a car is to bus which takes 6 h and costs .

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The bus from Sandakan Express Bus Terminal to Semporna takes 6 h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

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The quickest flight from Sandakan Airport to Tawau Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Sandakan to Semporna is 304 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Sandakan to Semporna.

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Malaysia Airlines offers flights from Sandakan Airport to Tawau Airport.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Semporna. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sandakan to Semporna.
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  • Distance: 100.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Sandakan, Malaysia and Semporna, Malaysia?

Dyana Express operates a bus from Sandakan to Semporna twice daily. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 6 h.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sandakan to Tawau
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $240
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
Other operators
Taxi from Sandakan to Semporna
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
Sandakan Taxi Service
Phone
+60 12-916 7860

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The best way to get from Sandakan to Sandakan Airport is to Minibus which takes 20 min and costs .

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