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There are 5 ways to get from Singapore to Sabah by plane or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) SIN - BKI

$40 - $179

Cheapest option

Night bus to Senai, fly to Kota Kinabalu  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the night bus from Clarke Quay to Woodlands Train Checkpt
  2. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) JHB - BKI

$37 - $182

3 alternative options

Fly Singapore Changi to Lahad Datu  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Lahad Datu (LDU) SIN - LDU

$182 - $484

Night bus to Senai, fly to Tawau  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the night bus from Clarke Quay to Woodlands Train Checkpt
  2. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Tawau (TWU) JHB - TWU

$65 - $331

Fly Singapore Changi to Sandakan  •  7h 5m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Sandakan (SDK) SIN - SDK

$58 - $325

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The cheapest way to get from Singapore to Sabah is to night bus and fly which costs $50 - $260 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Sabah is to fly which costs $55 - $250 and takes 4h 49m.

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The distance between Singapore and Sabah is 1536 km.

It takes approximately 4h 49m to get from Singapore to Sabah, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Scoot Tigerair , Malindo Airways, SilkAir and three other airlines offer flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Sabah. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Singapore to Sabah.
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  • Distance: 960.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 49m

What companies run services between Singapore and Sabah, Malaysia?

SilkAir, Scoot Tigerair and seven other airlines fly from Singapore to Penampang hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Tawau
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Tawau
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Senai to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Senai to Tawau via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuching, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lahad Datu via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Senai to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Bus operators
SMRT
Website
smrt.com.sg
Night bus from Clarke Quay to Woodlands Train Checkpt
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
journey.smrt.com.sg

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