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There are 4 ways to get from Tawau to Tuaran by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1h 51m

  1. Fly from Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) TWU - BKI

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Bus  •  11h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam

2 alternative options

Bus via Kota Kinabalu  •  11h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Kota Kinabalu

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Tawau to Tuaran 521.3 km

Tawau (TWU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) flights

49 Weekly Planes
50 min Average Duration
RM 73 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Tawau to Tuaran is to drive which costs RM 100 - RM 150 and takes 6h 50m.

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The fastest way to get from Tawau to Tuaran is to fly which takes 1h 51m and costs RM 200 - RM 600.

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The distance between Tawau and Tuaran is 359 km. The road distance is 521.3 km.

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The best way to get from Tawau to Tuaran without a car is to bus which takes 11h 31m and costs RM 120 - RM 150.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Tawau to Tuaran, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Tawau to Tuaran is to fly which takes 1h 51m and costs RM 200 - RM 600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 120 - RM 150 and takes 11h 31m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tawau to Tuaran is 521 km. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Tawau to Tuaran.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Tuaran. Prices start at RM 80 per night.

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Map of how to get from Tawau to Tuaran.
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  • Distance: 358.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

AirAsia and Firefly fly from Tawau to Tuaran every 4 hours. Alternatively, Optis Jaya Express operates a bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam twice daily. Tickets cost RM 72 and the journey takes 11h 8m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 70 - RM 1100
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 490
Bus operators
Optis Jaya Express
Phone
+6088 433 779
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 72
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Sairah Express
Phone
+6089 774 328
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Kota Kinabalu Inanam
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 72
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Tung Ma Express
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 72
Schedules at
easybook.com
TransTedar Express
Phone
+60 88-440 337
Website
transtedar.com
Bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Kota Kinabalu North Bus Terminal Inanam
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 69
Schedules at
transtedar.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Tawau Terminal Bus Sri Indah to Kota Kinabalu
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 69
Book at
easybook.com

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