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There are 5 ways to get from Semporna to Kudat by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  13h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Semporna to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
  2. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu Padang Merdeka Station to Kudat

$19 - $28

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Drive  •  8h 35m

  1. Drive from Semporna to Kudat 386.9 miles

$29 - $45

Minibus to Tawau, fly to Kota Kinabalu, bus  •  7h 36m

  1. Take the Minibus from Semporna to Tawau Airport
  2. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) TWU - BKI
  3. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu Padang Merdeka Station to Kudat

$52 - $103

Bus to Lahad Datu, fly to Kota Kinabalu, bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Semporna to Lahad Datu
  2. Fly from Lahad Datu (LDU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) LDU - BKI
  3. Take the bus from Kota Kinabalu Padang Merdeka Station to Kudat

$55 - $102

Bus to Sandakan, fly to Kudat  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Semporna to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Sandakan (SDK) to Kudat (KUD) SDK - KUD

$32 - $112

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The cheapest way to get from Semporna to Kudat is to bus which costs RM 75 - RM 120 and takes 13h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Semporna to Kudat is to Minibus and fly and bus which costs RM 210 - RM 430 and takes 7h 36m.

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The distance between Semporna and Kudat is 333 km. The road distance is 619 km.

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The best way to get from Semporna to Kudat without a car is to bus which takes 13h 8m and costs RM 75 - RM 120.

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It takes approximately 13h 8m to get from Semporna to Kudat, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Semporna to Kudat is 619 km. It takes approximately 8h 35m to drive from Semporna to Kudat.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Tawau Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Kudat. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Semporna to Kudat.
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  • Distance: 207.9 miles
  • Duration: 13h 8m

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

You can take a bus from Semporna to Kudat via Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam and Kota Kinabalu Padang Merdeka Station in around 13h 8m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $130
Flights from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Sandakan to Kudat
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$14 - $90
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $60
Bus operators
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
Bus from Semporna to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.my
Bus from Semporna to Sandakan Express Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.com
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
Sabah Booking
Phone
+6089 215 969
Email
ask@sabahbooking.com
Website
sabahbooking.com
Bus from Kota Kinabalu Padang Merdeka Station to Kudat
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
sabahbooking.com
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
Sabariah Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Semporna to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
easybook.com

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