There are 5 ways to get from Singapore to Sabah by 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.

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Bus to Johor Bahru, fly to Kota Kinabalu  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Johor Bahru CIQ
  2. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) JHB - BKI

$36 - $178

4 alternative options

Fly Singapore to Kota Kinabalu  •  5 h 4 min

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

$40 - $179

Bus to Johor Bahru, fly to Tawau  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Johor Bahru CIQ
  2. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Tawau (TWU) JHB - TWU

$64 - $327

Fly Singapore to Lahad Datu  •  8 h 30 min

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

$182 - $484

Fly Singapore to Sandakan  •  7 h 20 min

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

$58 - $325

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Singapore to Sabah is to bus and fly which costs $45 - $250 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Sabah is to fly which costs $50 - $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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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 Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu via Kuching
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Johor Bahru to Tawau
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Johor Bahru to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Kuching, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Kuching, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Johor Bahru to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Johor Bahru to Tawau via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Singapore to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Singapore to Lahad Datu via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Singapore to Lahad Datu via Kuching, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Singapore to Lahad Datu via Jakarta, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,800
Flights from Singapore to Sandakan via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Royal Brunei Airlines
Website
flyroyalbrunei.com
Flights from Singapore to Kota Kinabalu via Bandar Seri Begawan
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Bus operators
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Johor Bahru CIQ
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my

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