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Tawau Airport — Tawau, Malaysia

Tawau Airport

The airport is about 30km to the east of Tawau.

Facilities and amenities

  • Express or private bus to town


AirAsiaMalaysia Airlines

Budget airlines

Fly for less - check for budget airline flights from Tawau Airport.

Public transport

A bus runs several times a day, timed to meet AirAsia flights. Tickets cost RM5 and the trip takes 20 minutes.

Airport-town: 7.15, 9.15, 10.50, 12.15, 14.30, 15.50, 18.50.

Town-airport: 5.30, 8.00, 8.30, 10.30, 13.00, 14.30, 17.00.

Taxi service

Taxi from airport to town should cost around RM40.

Other nearby airports

Tarakan Airport, Tarakan, Indonesia (TRK), 110km (69mi)
Tomanggong Airport, Tomanggong (TMG), 152km (95mi)
Tanjung Selor Airport, Tanjung Selor, Indonesia (TJS), 168km (105mi)
Telupid Airport, Telupid (TEL), 170km (106mi)
Sandakan Airport, Sandakan (SDK), 183km (114mi)

Or, view all airports in Malaysia.

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Passenger feedback

[1 stars]J Lucis (UK) - May 19, 2019
Recently travelled from Tawau to KL. Not a single toilet with toilet paper to be found in Tawau airport. Please tell travellers to bring their own!
[info]Ben (Tawau) - April 20, 2014
is there any bus from tawau town to tawau airport?please provide me appropriate answers
JERRY (taiwan) - August 11, 2013
We are the International Association of Taiwan to protect coral branches. World's coral habitat getting worse every year, with 10% of the rate reduction, we must take care of coral habitat. To prevent its extinction.
Recently, we found that to your country smuggling of wild coral from Tawau → Kota Kinabalu → TAIPEI Currently we already known once the export of live coral smuggled into Taiwan.The bill of lading number is 23259733433, we hope that the Malaysian government can work together to prohibit such malpractices.
International protection of coral Taiwan Chapter
Aini (tawau,sabah) - August 1, 2013
Dont have contact number? just want to make sure if hari raya got bus

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Malaysia travel facts

Basic stats

Population25 million
English proficiency
CapitalKuala Lumpur
Diplomacy105 Malaysian embassies and consulates
TourismFree vacation activities in Malaysia


CurrencyMalaysian ringgit (RM / MYR)
Euro exchange rate€1 = RM4.33
RM1 = €0.23
US dollar exchange rateUS$1 = RM3.06
RM1 = US$0.33


Country code+60
International dialing prefix00
GSM standard900/1800/3G


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