Transportation

Ferry in Sandakan

Standard Marine Ferries

Standard Marine leaves Sandakan harbour at 10pm every Friday for Zamboanga in the Philippines (1st/2nd class RM320/280), arriving at 8pm the next day (22 hours). Times are subject to change.
Airport in Sandakan

Sandakan Airport

Several daily flights to KK, Kuala Lumpur and Tawau, as well as seasonal charter flights from Taiwan. ATMs inside the terminal building.
Airport in Tawau

Tawau Airport

Numerous daily flights to Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur, as well as daily flights to Sandakan. The airport is 35km east of Tawau.
Ferry in Tawau

Tawau Ferry Terminal

This busy ferry terminal has daily departures to Tarakan (Kalimantan) and twice-daily departures to Nunukan (Kalimantan).
Boat in Sandakan

Crystal Quest jetty

Departure point for Crystal Quest boats to Pulau Selingan.
Bus Station in Sandakan

Terminal Bas Sandakan

Minibuses to Sepilok and other destinations. Also minibuses to the long-distance bus station.
Bus Station in Tawau

Sri Indah Regional Bus Terminal

Long-distance buses to KK via Lahad Datu and Ranau (RM71) and via Keningau (RM60).
Bus Station in Sandakan

Stesen Bas Sandakan

Long-distance bus station with departures to KK, Lahad Datu and Tawau.
Airport in Lahad Datu

Lahad Datu Airport

Four flights daily to Kota Kinabalu with Malaysia Airlines.
Bus Station in Lahad Datu

Stesen Bas Lahad Datu

Frequent minibuses to Semporna, Sukau, Sandakan and Tawau.