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The distance between Tawau and Sandakan is 176 km. The most popular airlines for this route are AirAsia, and Malaysia Airlines. Tawau and Sandakan have 55 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Tawau to Sandakan

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Tawau to Sandakan?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Tawau and Sandakan takes around 0.67 hours.
What is the flight distance between Tawau and Sandakan?
The flight distance between Tawau and Sandakan is 176 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Tawau and Sandakan?
Several carriers operate flights between Tawau and Sandakan. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Malaysia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Tawau?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Tawau and Kuching, Kuala Lumpur, Miri, Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Taipei, Kuala Terengganu, Singapore, Johor Bahru, Makassar, Labuan, Hong Kong, Kota Bharu, Puerto Princesa, Denpasar, Kuantan, Tarakan, North Kalimantan, Fukuoka, Bangkok, Manila.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sandakan?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sandakan and Kuching, Singapore, Kota Kinabalu, Miri, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Labuan, Kuala Terengganu, Johor Bahru, Sibu, Manila, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney, Langkawi, Bintulu, Bangkok, Penang, Hong Kong.
What airports are near Tawau?
The main airport in Tawau is Tawau. It is also served by Tawau, Lahad Datu.
What airports are near Sandakan?
The main airport in Sandakan is Sandakan. It is also served by Tawau, Sandakan, Lahad Datu.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Tawau and Sandakan?
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Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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