According to DistanceBetween.info: The total distance between Kota Kinabalu to Labuan is 118 KM (kilometers) and 999.73 meters. The mile based measurement distance is 73.9 miles.
However, Labuan happens to be an island. Thus, driving to it from Kota Kinabalu might prove more than a little tricky, mightn’t it?
According to SabahTravelGuide.com: …Labuan Island is also accessible by ferry from Kota Kinabalu city and from Menumbok town near Kuala Penyu and the Klias region. From Kota Kinabalu, there are two ferry departures to Labuan daily. The journey takes 3 hrs and costs around US$25 for a return trip.
And from HotelReservation.com:
Getting to Labuan
Lying just 8 km off the western coast of Borneo, one of the world’s largest islands, Pulau Labuan is one of the most accessible islands in the world today. It is well connected by air, sea, land and via the information highway.
Malaysian Airlines and Air Asia flies daily from Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Bandar Seri Begawan to this beautiful island. Kota Kinabalu in the Borneo state of Sabah also serves as an international gateway for Labuan with its regular flights everyday. Royal Brunei also flies direct to Labuan from Bandar Seri Begawan.
For those wishing a more leisurely and cheaper approach, high speed air conditioned ferries ply daily to Labuan from Kota Kinabalu, Sarawak and Brunei. Travelling time from Kota Kinabalu is about three hours and Brunei about one hour.
Another favourite alternative is to take the ferry from Menumbok, a small fishing town in Sabah which lies closest to Labuan.
The ferry here can accommodate trucks and passenger cars. This is the most economical and convenient “trade route” that connects Labuan and the Borneo hinterland.
That same information is available at LabuanTourism.com, but this latter site includes airline and ferry schedules.
Flightpedia gives the flight distance from Kota Kinabalu to Labuan as: 114 kilometers / 70 miles or 61 nautical miles.
Here are a few other websites you may enjoy (added in a post edit on March 10, 2012):
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Publish Date: 03/08/2012 21:00
Kota Kinabalu – Brunei – Labuan. Joanne 03/26/2010, Labuan. On Monday, 15th March all four of us caught the 9am Sutera bus into town to do fruit and vegetable shopping at the market and were back at the marina by 10.30am, went and paid our … Thursday, 18th we up anchored at 6.40am and headed off to Labuan (the duty free island 20 miles off Brunei) and had another lovely sail – a distance of 36 miles and we caught a lovely Spanish mackerel en route which we enjoyed for …
Publish Date: 03/26/2010 4:49
Generally, how to get to Labuan from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah? You can go … Baby park his car at Menumbok parking lot, i think its safe laa cause :D. You only have to pay RM5 per day and make sure you receive a receipt from them.. We chose to go … We reached Labuan around 11.30am then from the Labuan Ferry Terminal, we walk to Victoria Hotel which located at Labuan Town and not so far from the Ferry terminal, around 5-10 minutes walking distance. Reached …
Publish Date: 01/14/2012 2:00
Heading to the ferry terminal, I noticed that there’s a jungle next to the road which was cool, reminds me of Subic somehow. I bought … That was a long day for me coming out straight from work to Kota Kinabalu. (Jamie in Labuan). Chit Chats. After I paid my ticket, I saw Jamie there. Since we were an hour early we have lots of time to take photos and do some chitchatting, making use of our time productively (if that’s even productive) before boarding the ferry to Labuan.
Publish Date: 03/05/2012 19:58
Too many travel hours makes a bus crash: Read the story and see photos of a visit to Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia by TravelPod member charlotterowley. … Labuan is an island and a duty free state of Malaysia. But I wasn’t staying, just passing through for a few hours while I waited for a connecting ferry at 1pm to Kota … I caught a taxi for the 20 minute drive up to the long distance bus station for the 7.30pm overnight bus to Semporna. I had phoned up a couple of days ago to book myself a …
Publish Date: 02/17/2012 2:17
My plan for the day was to catch a Bandar Seri Begawan city bus to a boat to the island of Labuan, then catch another boat to Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. I was following these instructions, more or less, in reverse. Easy, right? Anyway, there were three local buses and one express bus from the Bandar bus station to the port, so I shouldn’t have any problems although the distance was 25 kilometers. I thought. I didn’t set out to catch the express—it left obscenely …
Publish Date: 09/21/2011 10:12
Trekkers Lodge Kota Kinabalu (TLKK)is within walking distances (about 5-10 minutes) to supermarkets, cinemas, fast food restaurant, banks, taxi & inter state bus stations and Gaya Street – the venue for the weekly Sunday market. To go there from the … FROM BRUNEI / LABUAN / TAR Ferry Terminal: You have to take a right turn and walk towards city center along Jalan Pantai (Beach Road) passing Grand Port View Restaurant and Standard Chartered Bank. Turn left right after RHB …
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There is another bigger ferry in Menumbok (going to Labuan) too. map of Sabah … If your car crosses to other side (Ulu Membakut area) by ferry, it will cut down the travelling distance back to Kota Kinabalu by 15KM? Cars on …
Publish Date: 03/09/2011 9:36
The most recent Stanley Gibbons catalogue of 2012 documents this quite clearly with many British Borneo (N. Borneo, Sarawak, Labuan and Brunei) show significant increase in catalogue pricing compared to, for example, Straits Settlement and other traditional ‘philatelic’ …. It takes roughly 2 hours journey drive from the city of Kota Kinabalu over a distance of 130 km. You can also make an excursion to Kudat from Kota Marudu, which takes about 1½ hours by road.
Publish Date: 02/17/2012 8:14
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