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There is 1 way to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to George Town by plane

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  1. Fly from Sandakan (SDK) to Penang (PEN) SDK - PEN

Sandakan (SDK) to Penang (PEN) flights

The flight time between Sandakan (SDK) and Penang (PEN) is around 7h 47m and covers a distance of around 1970 km. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 29m. Services are operated by AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Firefly. Typically 140 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

140 Weekly Planes
7h 47m Average Duration
RM 146 Cheapest Price
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Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) → George Town
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in George Town is 03 88810200.

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The social distance requirement in George Town is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 23 Jun 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to George Town is to fly which costs RM 170 - RM 650 and takes 5h 54m.

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The fastest way to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to George Town is to fly. Taking this option will cost RM 170 - RM 650 and takes 5h 54m.

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The distance between Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) and George Town is 1950 km.

It takes approximately 5h 54m to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to George Town, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sandakan Airport to Penang Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 35m and has one stopover.

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Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Sandakan Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 346+ hotels available in George Town. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to Sandakan Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs RM 30 - RM 40.

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Map of how to get from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to George Town.
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  • Distance: 1949.7 km
  • Duration: 5h 54m

What companies run services between Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station), Malaysia and George Town, Malaysia?

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Firefly fly from Sepilok Orang Utan Sanctuary (Station) to George Town hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kota Kinabalu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kota Kinabalu, Kuching
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 600
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1100
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 1500
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 1100
Flights from Sandakan to Penang via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 1500

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