Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan Bus Services
Travel between Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia and Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei is quite easy since both of them are two major cities in the island of Borneo. It is considerably hassle-free when you choose Easybook to begin your journey with. Cross border travelling from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan is one of the hottest routes for many travellers. There are a lot of transportation mode services available, but buses are the most economic way to travel between these two cities.
The departure bus terminal from Kota Kinabalu is called City Park Bus Terminal or also known as Terminal Mahkamah located at Beach Street just opposite the High Court building. The bus terminal is also situated at the heart of the city centre for your convenience when boarding the vehicles. Besides Brunei, this bus terminal also offers transport services for route to Sipitang in Southern Sabah and Lawas in Sarawak.
The estimated trip duration for bus from Kota Kinabalu to Bandar Seri Begawan is around 6 hours with the drop-off point located at the Waterfront in Bandar Seri Begawan. Passengers can relax while taking it easy in the bus to Brunei while you enjoy the views of the towns and scenic mountainous between these two cities during the journey.
The only coach company that serves this route is a day trip bus by Sipitang Express which only departs in the morning at 8 AM daily with affordable bus fares. Make sure you check out the schedule for your preferred date for the route on Easybook today to avoid any disappointment.
Things to know about Bandar Seri Begawan
Brunei is surrounded by the Malaysian state of Sarawa. Their main sources of economy comes from natural gas and petroleum resources that makes Brunei known as a very rich country in Southeast Asia. As for Brunei Town of Bandar Seri Begawan that is often known as BSB, it encompasses the country's captivating scenic beauty, historic spots and culture. With heavy Islam influences, public consumption of alcohol is illegal and smoking is also prohibited in all enclosed public or work places. In spite of this, BSB and Brunei is still considerd a quiet and peaceful place for getaway from the busy city lifestyle.
Places to stay near KK city centre
To avoid missing your next trip back, travellers can stay nearby the City Park Bus Terminal as it is a early morning departure time to BSB. From there, most of the things and places of interest are all within a short walking distance. Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre is a great accommodation choice when visiting Kota Kinabalu as it is located near the City Park bus terminal. Hotel guests can enjoy an easy access to all that the lively city has to offer such as the shopping malls, Gaya Street Sunday Market and other famous destinations. The Pacific Sutera, Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu, Accord Regency Serviced Apartment and Grand Borneo Hotelare are other good options for travellers to choose from as well.
A comfortable stay is essential for any travel plans, so it is important to know about the different types of accommodation available when you reach BSB. The Brunei Hotel and Radisson Hotel Brunei Darussalam are within walking distance to most of the BSB sights with many dining place and restaurants to choose from. If you prefer a more economical accommodation, you can consider Jubilee Hotel or Terrace Hotel, which are budget commercial hotel located in the city centre with affordable rates. Make sure you make the proper accommodation arrangements before you depart from Sabah to Brunei to avoid disappointments.
Food to try in Bandar Seri Begawan
When you are in Brunei for holidays, you must try out the traditional local food such as the katilapam, kuih calak beef, kuih cara pusu and nasi katok. They are very popular food available in Bandar Seri Begawan that you can find on a daily basis. You can find the mentioned items easily at most street side stalls that are great as teatime snacks.
Do not miss out on these amazing sights and food when you book a trip from KK to BSB. Book your bus tickets with us today at Easybook with just a few clicks on our website or mobile app that is available to download for free. You can use this guide as a reference on how to purchase the tickets.