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

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

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

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

$37 - $182

4 alternative options

Fly Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu  •  5 h 4 min

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

$40 - $179

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

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

$65 - $331

Fly Singapore Changi to Lahad Datu  •  7 h

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

$182 - $484

Fly Singapore Changi to Sandakan  •  7 h 30 min

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

$58 - $325

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Sabah is to fly which costs $55 - $250 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Singapore and Sabah is 1536 km.

It takes approximately 5 h 28 min to get from Singapore to Sabah, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Senai Airport to Kota Kinabalu Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Senai 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: 5 h 28 min

What companies run services between Singapore and Sabah, Malaysia?

AirAsia, SilkAir and five other airlines fly from Singapore to Penampang hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Tawau
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Senai to Tawau
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Senai to Tawau via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $320
Flights from Senai to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuching, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuching, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Senai to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Senai to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lahad Datu via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Singapore Changi to Lahad Datu via Kuching, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Singapore Changi to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
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
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Bus operators
SMRT
Website
smrt.com.sg
Night bus from Opp Clarke Quay to Woodlands Train Checkpt
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
journey.smrt.com.sg

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