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

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Taxi, bus  •  3 h 54 min

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

$50 - $60

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sukau to Semporna 160.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Sukau to Semporna 160.8 miles

$12 - $18

Taxi, fly, Minibus  •  4 h 57 min

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

$94 - $192

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

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

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The distance between Sukau and Semporna is 120 km. The road distance is 257.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sukau to Semporna without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 3 h 54 min and costs RM 200 - RM 250.

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

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

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

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Malaysia Airlines offers flights from Sandakan Airport to Tawau Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Semporna. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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

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

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

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sandakan to Tawau
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $240
Bus operators
Dyana Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Lahad Datu to Semporna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.my
Sabariah Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Lahad Datu to Semporna
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
easybook.com
Syarikat Uddang
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Tawau Airport to Semporna
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sukau to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55

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