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Kuching to Kota Kinabalu - Is road transfer an option?

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Kuching to Kota Kinabalu - Is road transfer an option?

Putting together an itineray for this October - we want to move directly from Bako national Park stay to Kota Kinabulu. I am struggling with the flight option - MAS and Air Asia are too early in the day to achieve this and the latest flight is MASWings which goes via Sibu and takes almost 3 hours - also not sure about the propeller plane option. We were wondering if there is a road transfer option/bus or car with driver or if not any views on the flight options Many Thanks

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1. Re: Kuching to Kota Kinabalu - Is road transfer an option?

road transfer is possible but it is a very long journey and is likley to take 2 days.This will be complicated by needing a different car/drive when you pass thru Brunei.

Much easier to fly.

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2. Re: Kuching to Kota Kinabalu - Is road transfer an option?

Thanks

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3. Re: Kuching to Kota Kinabalu - Is road transfer an option?

Having done both land and air travel between the two, i'd opt for the plane in future. Whilst I am glad to have done the land travel, if time is limited the plane is the way to go, as there isn't actually that much of interest for alot of the bus journey (and some of the buses are just downright noisy with the drivers blasting out either their fav karaoke tunes or movies)

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4. Re: Kuching to Kota Kinabalu - Is road transfer an option?

Thank you for the advice - we have booked Air Asia as it had the best of the timings available it is not until October but really looking forward to out trip

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