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

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Bus, taxi  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Semporna to Lahad Datu
  2. Take a taxi from Lahad Datu to Sukau

$47 - $63

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Taxi  •  3h 38m

  1. Take a taxi from Semporna to Sukau 160.9 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Semporna to Sukau 160.9 miles

$12 - $18

Minibus, fly, taxi  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the Minibus from Semporna to Tawau Airport
  2. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Sandakan (SDK) TWU - SDK
  3. Take a taxi from Sandakan to Sukau

$93 - $194

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The cheapest way to get from Semporna to Sukau is to drive which costs RM 50 - RM 75 and takes 3h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Semporna to Sukau is to taxi which costs RM 350 - RM 430 and takes 3h 38m.

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The distance between Semporna and Sukau is 120 km. The road distance is 257.4 km.

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The best way to get from Semporna to Sukau without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 3h 54m and costs RM 190 - RM 270.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Semporna to Sukau, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Semporna to Sukau is 257 km. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Semporna to Sukau.

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Malaysia Airlines offers flights from Tawau Airport to Sandakan Airport.

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There are nine+ hotels available in Sukau. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Semporna to Sukau.
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  • Distance: 74.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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

There is no direct connection from Semporna to Sukau. However, you can take the bus to Lahad Datu then take the taxi to Sukau. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Sukau.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Tawau to Sandakan
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $240
Bus operators
Dyana Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Semporna to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.my
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Lahad Datu to Sukau
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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