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

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Minibus, fly  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the Minibus from Semporna to Tawau Airport
  2. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Kuching (KCH) TWU - KCH

$52 - $179

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Bus  •  35h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Semporna to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  2. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Miri
  3. Take the bus from Miri to Kuching

$53 - $60

Bus via Sarikei  •  36h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Semporna to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  2. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Miri
  3. Take the bus from Miri to Sarikei
  4. Take the bus from Sarikei to Kuching

$53 - $69

Drive  •  24h 13m

  1. Drive from Semporna to Kuching 1027.6 miles

$75 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Semporna to Kuching is to bus which costs RM 220 - RM 250 and takes 35h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Semporna to Kuching is to Minibus and fly which costs RM 210 - RM 750 and takes 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Semporna to Kuching. However, there are services departing from Semporna and arriving at Kuching via Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam and Miri. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 15m.

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The distance between Semporna and Kuching is 975 km. The road distance is 1644.2 km.

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The best way to get from Semporna to Kuching without a car is to bus which takes 35h 15m and costs RM 220 - RM 250.

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It takes approximately 4h 34m to get from Semporna to Kuching, including transfers.

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Semporna to Kuching bus services, operated by Dyana Express, depart from Semporna station.

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The quickest flight from Tawau Airport to Kuching Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Semporna to Kuching bus services, operated by Salam Bumimas Express, arrive at Kuching station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Semporna to Kuching is 1644 km. It takes approximately 24h 13m to drive from Semporna to Kuching.

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  • Distance: 609.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

You can take a bus from Semporna to Kuching via Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam and Miri in around 35h 15m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tawau to Kuching
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $140
Flights from Tawau to Kuching via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Tawau to Kuching via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $150
Bus operators
Syarikat Uddang
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Semporna to Tawau Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
easybook.com
Dyana Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Semporna to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.my
Sentosa Express
Website
sentosa.com.sg
Bus from Semporna to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
easybook.com
Salam Bumimas Express
Phone
+6 082 531 133
Website
salambumimas.com
Bus from Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam to Miri
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Bus from Miri to Kuching
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Bus from Sarikei to Kuching
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
salambumimas.com
Bus Asia Biaramas Express
Website
busasia.my
Bus from Miri to Sarikei
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
busasia.my
Book at
busasia.my
Bintang Jaya Express
Website
bintangjayaexpress.com
Bus from Miri to Sarikei
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
bintangjayaexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com

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Malindo Airways and AirAsia offer flights from Tawau Airport to Kuching Airport.

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