Ferries to Malaysia -
Ferries from Brunei and Philippine

Transport by Ferries to Malaysia from Brunei and Philippine are convenience.  Ferries from Brunei runs daily/weekly to several ports in Malaysia such as to Jetty Ro-Ro, Labuan, to Lawas, Sarawak, to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, to Limbang, Sarawak and to Manumbuk Terminal, Sabah.  Ferries from Zamboanga, Philippine run daily to Sandakan Ferry Terminal. 

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Jetty Ro-Ro, Labuan:  There are daily ferries run to and from Serasa Ferry Terminal in Muara, Brunei to Jetty Ro-Ro, Labuan.  Ferries arrive and depart from Jetty Ro-Ro, Labuan. 

There are buses run around Labuan.  Bus services end at 7 pm. One way bus journeys will cost a minimum of 1 Ringgit and not more than RM3. The buses route that may help tourists to get to their destinations during in Labuan such as the yellow bus No. 3 to Labuan Hospital, Sports Complex, Sungai Bedaun, Bebuloh, Kiamsam. Red bus No. 4 to  Labuan Hospital, Layang-layangan Beach, Peace Park, Surrender Point, Sungai Labu Homestay, Sungai Lada, Sekolah Menengah Sains Labuan and Universiti Malaysia Sabah-Labuan International Campus. 

Buses with pink colour No. 5 to Kerupang, Tanjung Aru and Labuan's most famous seafood restaurants of Anjung Ketam and Terumbu Warisan, and Bukit Kuda Homestay. Green bus colours No. 6 to Lajau, Labuan Matriculation College, the Chimney, Bird Park, Manikar Beach Resort, Batu Manikar Beach and Pancur Hitam Beach.

Lawas, Sarawak:  There are daily ferries to Malaysia run to and from Serasa Ferry Terminal in Muara, Brunei to Lawas in Sarawak.  Ferries arrive and depart from Lawas, Sarawak. 

There are Minivans and local buses operated by the Lawas Bus Company Sdn Bhd.  It link Lawas neighbouring towns like Trusan, Punang, Sundar and Merapok as well as Beaufort in Sabah. 

Most minivans leave in the morning.  Air conditioned long-distance express buses connect Lawas with Kota Kinabalu and towns in between like Sipitang and Beaufort. Sipitang Express Bus Sdn Bhd  (Tel: +60-(0)16-8326722 in Lawas, +60-88-213722 in Kota Kinabalu) runs one daily bus to Kota Kinabalu, departing at 12:30. From Kota Kinabalu, buses depart at 07:30. Journey is about five hours (two hours to Beaufort) and the one way fare is RM20 or RM11 for Beaufort. 

The Lawas Bus Company runs a daily express bus service to and from Kota Kinabalu in Sabah leaving Lawas in the morning and returning from Kota Kinabalu at 1pm, arriving in Lawas at about 5pm. RM30 one way.

Kota Kinabalu, Sabah: There are daily ferries to Malaysia from Serasa Ferry Terminal in Muara, Brunei to Kota Kinabalu in Sabah.  Ferries arrive and depart from Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The main attraction in Kota Kinabalu is the Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park consists of 5 islands of Gaya, Manukan, Sapi, Sulug and Mamutik.

Tunku Abdul Rahman Marine Park is just off the coast of the city. To go there hire a speedboat which will takes you about 15-30 minutes depending on the island.  Tourists can depart from the Sabah Parks jetty located behind Wisma Merdeka or from Jesselton Point Waterfront jetty. 

Limbang, Sarawak:  There are speedboats run to and from Seri Bgawan Jetty, Brunei to Limbang, in Sarawak.  Ferries arrive and depart from Limbang, Sarawak.  Traveller who are planning to follow the Headhunters’ Trail into Gunung Mulu National Park, there are bus for Medamit leaves irregularly between 5.30am and 4.30pm and with price RM4.

Manumbuk Terminal, Sabah:  There are daily ferries run to and from Serasa Ferry Terminal in Muara, Brunei to Manumbuk Terminal in Sabah.  Ferries arrive and depart from Manumbuk in Sabah.

Ferries from Filliphines:

Sandakan Ferry Terminal:  Philippines ferries to Malaysia run between the Zamboanga Peninsula, Mindanao in Philippines and Sandakan, Sabah.  Weesam Express depart Zamboanga on Monday and Thursday at 5.00 am and arrives in Sandakan, Sabah at 7.30 pm on the same day. Ticket Prices are 2600 pesos standard and 3000 pesos first class with meals. The journey is 13 hours.  For booking and schedule tourist can check at Weesam Express website.   Weesam Express Tel: 0063 (0) 62 992-3756. 

Aleson Lines also runs ferries on the same way twice weekly but it's longer and more expensive.  Sandakan is located in Sabah, Borneo. It is the gateway to Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and the Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary.

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