Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 September, 2017 01:12:02 AM
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Tawau Regional Bus Terminal
Bus station in Tawau where Pan-Borneo Highway express bus stationed
|Express buses from Tawau to Kota
There are 14 daily express buses leaving Tawau Town to Kota Kinabalu City. Provided by 6 different bus companies.
Bus fare from Tawau to various towns
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||7:00am||Tung Ma Express|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||7:00am||Sairah Express||Rm 50.00|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||7:00am||Salam Bumimas Express||Rm 50.00|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||7:30am||Sairah Express|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||7:30am||Optisjaya Express||Rm 50.00|
|Tawau - Keningau - Kota Kinabalu||9:30am||Salam Bumimas Express|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||2:00pm||Sairah Express|
|Tawau - Keningau - Kota Kinabalu||2:00pm||Salam Bumimas Express|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||5:45pm||Ali-Topan Gerak Borneo Express|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||7:45pm||Salam Bumimas Express||Rm 50.00|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||8:00pm||Tung Ma Express|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||8:00pm||Sairah Express||Rm 50.00|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||8:00pm||Optisjaya Express||Rm 50.00|
|Tawau - Ranau - Inanam Terminal (KK North)||8:00pm||Sairah Express|
|Tawau - Sipitang||5:00pm||Sairah Express|
Tawau Regional Bus Terminal
(Long-distance bus terminal)
at Jalan Chen Fook
Time taken by bus from Tawau to destination points along the route to Kota Kinabalu via Ranau :
Tung Ma Express
To Tawau from Sarawak and Brunei
For those from Sarawak and Brunei travelling by bus along the Pan-Borneo Highway to Tawau Town, this is the final bus terminal you will end your long journey with a transit in Kota Kinabalu Regional Terminal.
The buses from Sarawak and Brunei run directly only up to Kota Kinabalu City. From here take another direct express bus to Tawau Town.
Between Sarawak and Sabah via Brunei be prepared for 8 border crossing and passport checks
Welcome to Tawau.
More about Pan-Borneo Highway
The Pan-Borneo Highway is a stretch of highway in Malaysia that is little bus-traversed. Most travel guides have completely passed over this highway.
Tawau has inter-district buses serving the regions surrounding the town.
Taking a bus from Tawau to Kota Kinabalu will take 8 hours. The starting point of the bus is from Regional Terminal Bas Tawau, while the drop-off point is at Jalan Tugu, Kota Kinabalu.
This Regional Bus Terminal cater for all inter-district buses arriving from the Kota Kinabalu including from Sipitang via Kota Kinabalu.
There is no bus from Tawau Town to Indonesia, simply because there is no road going there. But there are daily buses from Kuching City to Indonesia.
Long Distance Bus Terminal is beside the famous seafood stalls. And the new Mosque is 10 minutes walk from here. Here travellers board buses for Lahad Datu (150km away), Sandakan (360) and Kota Kinabalu (560).
KK-Sandakan / KK-Tawau Express Bus. : It is an 8 hours ride along a scenic mountain route from the KK city to Sandakan or Tawau
Tawau to Kota Kinabalu : 8 hours, Rm 71.50
Several express bus companies operate bus between the Tawau and Kota Kinabalu.
Tung Ma Express (Tel: +60-(0)19-8827334 Mr Shim)-
Alitopan Express-013-8862348/0198634797/089767858-(bus from KK at 7:00, 8:00, 10:00, 12:30, 14:00.
For those travel from Tawau to
Kuching by bus (its a long long journey), the journey end in
This regional bus terminal, 6 miles from Kuching city center. There is not
direct bus from Tawau to Kuching. Passengers have to change bus at Kota Kinabalu
TRANSTEDAR ST 74 L
| Kota Kinabalu Bus Terminal - Now replaced by Inanam Bus Terminal
The Kota Kinabalu Bus Terminal is located 10KM from the city centre
Local buses run once a day to Ranau from the bus terminal and can drop passengers off at Kinabalu park, enroute to Ranau .
The buses leave KK at around 7.00am
reaching the Kinabalu park HQ at about 10.00am. It cost about RM15 to
RM20 per person.
Arriving at KK from Tawau : Please note that the bus will no more bring you to the city since 2006. The bus end the journey in Inanam town and you have to find you own transport for the final journey to KK city.
Shifting Of Terminal For Long Distance Buses in Kota Kinabalu
terminal cater for all inter-district buses arriving from the North including Tawau, Sandakan, Lahad Datu, Ranau, Kudat, Kota Marudu and Kota Belud.
(Remarks : Many complained on the new bus terminal booking system is error-prone double-booking. So, to be sure your seat is not 'shared' with someone else, always double check with the bus office.
From Inanam Terminal to other bus