There are 4 ways to get from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu by taxi, bus or car

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Taxi, bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Kunak
  2. Take the bus from Kunak to Lahad Datu

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Lahad Datu

$16 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu 77.9 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu 77.9 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu is to drive which costs RM 23 - RM 35 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu is to taxi which costs RM 170 - RM 210 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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The distance between Tawau Airport (TWU) and Lahad Datu is 83 km. The road distance is 124.6 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu is 125 km. It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to drive from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu.

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  • Distance: 51.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

What companies run services between Tawau Airport (TWU), Malaysia and Lahad Datu, Malaysia?

TransTedar Express operates a bus from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Lahad Datu twice daily. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 2 h 52 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Dyana Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Kunak to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
dyanaexpressblog.blogspot.my
TransTedar Express
Website
transtedar.com
Bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transtedar.com
Book at
easybook.com
Sairah Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Optis Jaya Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Lahad Datu
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tawau Airport (TWU) to Kunak
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Pertubuhan Pemandu & Pengusaha Teksi
Phone
+60 89-776 475

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