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There are 3 ways to get from Tawau to Semporna by bus, taxi or car

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Minibus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the Minibus from Tawau to Semporna

RM 100

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Taxi  •  1h 39m

  1. Take a taxi from Tawau to Semporna 67.6 miles

RM 150 - RM 180

Drive  •  1h 39m

  1. Drive from Tawau to Semporna 67.6 miles

RM 21 - RM 35

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The cheapest way to get from Tawau to Semporna is to drive which costs RM 21 - RM 35 and takes 1h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Tawau to Semporna is to taxi which costs RM 150 - RM 180 and takes 1h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tawau and arriving at Semporna. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 12m.

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The distance between Tawau and Semporna is 84 km. The road distance is 108.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tawau to Semporna without a car is to Minibus which takes 2h 12m and costs RM 100.

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The Minibus from Tawau to Semporna takes 2h 12m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Tawau to Semporna bus services, operated by Syarikat Uddang, depart from Tawau station.

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Tawau to Semporna bus services, operated by Syarikat Uddang, arrive at Semporna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tawau to Semporna is 108 km. It takes approximately 1h 39m to drive from Tawau to Semporna.

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There are 103+ hotels available in Semporna. Prices start at RM 85 per night.

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  • Distance: 52.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 12m

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

Syarikat Uddang operates a bus from Tawau to Semporna 3 times a day. Tickets cost RM 100 and the journey takes 2h 12m.

Bus operators
Syarikat Uddang
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Tawau to Semporna
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 100
Schedules at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tawau to Semporna
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 180
Pertubuhan Pemandu & Pengusaha Teksi
Phone
+60 89-776 475

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