Sipitang to Bandar Seri Begawan Bus Services
Brunei Darussalam is regarded as one of the wealthiest countries in the world due to the earnings from the exports of natural gas and petroleum to other countries. This small but rich country is located on the north coast of Borneo island in Southeast Asia. Apart from its coastline with South China Sea, this country is surrounded by the states of Sabah and Sarawak in Malaysia. The country of Brunei is a great place for short vacation getaway by allowing yourself to slow things down and be relaxed as you enjoy the quiet ambience that Brunei offers. You can find many impressive Islamic buildings in Brunei especially in the capital city of Bandar Seri Begawan that is also familiarly known as BSB. Situated in the Belait District is the largest oil town Seria, which is also another famous attraction spots for travellers who wants to know more about how the country is earning income from the oil and gas industry. It is very convenient to travel by bus from Sipitang to Bandar Seri Begawan city as it is the closest town to the Sabah-Sarawak border. Book your online ticket from Sipitang to BSB that is available on Easybook by following these Simple Booking Guide we have prepared for you. Buying a bus ticket has never been easier!
Travelling by bus from Sipitang to Bandar Seri Begawan
You can travel with Sipitang Express which is the bus operator that specializes in cross-border routes from Sabah to Brunei Darussalam. Sipitang Express offers return bus services from Sipitang, Sabah to Bandar Seri Begawan on a daily basis for all travellers to enjoy. Buses from Sipitang to Bandar Seri Begawan are single deck buses with 44 seaters. Besides that, the Sipitang Express buses are equipped with air-conditioning system with sufficient leg room to ensure your travel comfort. You can lean back in the comfy seat and have a rest during the long-haul bus journey. Check out the Sipitang bus schedule at Easybook to choose the suitable travel time make the ticket purchase online. This bus will pick you at Sipitang and drop you off at Bandar Seri Begawan.
The travel time from Sipitang to Bandar Seri Begawan takes approximately 7 to 8 hours depending on the road condition to cross the border from Malaysia to Brunei. You will need to get down from the bus to queue up at the immigration checkpoint for Sabah and Sarawak then followed by the Brunei immigration to enter Brunei. The bus will pick you up at Brunei immigration and continue the journey to go to Bandar Seri Begawan. All of the bus drivers are skilful and experienced in order to make sure the passengers arrive at the destination safely. All of the bus drivers are professional and well-trained in order to provide a safe bus ride to all travellers.
Places to visit in Bandar Seri Begawan
Bandar Seri Begawan is the capital city of Brunei. It is a city with beautiful Islamic architecture building and some of them are famous in the world. One of them is Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien Mosque. This mosque is considered as one of the most beautiful mosques in the Asia Pacific. This Islamic iconic building inside the centre of the city was built in 1958 and the mosque is the symbol of great wealth. Besides, this picturesque mosque is amazing from all angles and the mosque's 52 metre minaret makes it the tallest building in the town. The dome of this mosque is the most attractive element within the mosque. It is a large dome covered in pure gold and it looks shiny and beautiful all the day.
Another equally gorgeous mosque is the Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque. It is the largest mosque in Brunei and considered as one of the grandest monuments in Islamic culture. This massive mosque was built in 1994 and it is surrounded by landscaped gardens and fountains. Jame’Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque do welcome visitors but you have to take note of the proper attire before entering the mosques and also check the visiting hours before you make your trip to the mosque.
If you would like to see a different side of BSB, you are encouraged to take a tour by boat to visit the water village known as Kampong Ayer, which is a traditional village built above the water and they are located at the Brunei River. You can visit the Kampong Ayer Cultural & Tourism Gallery to learn more about the Kampong Ayer’s history and the daily life of the residence of Kampong Ayer. Interestingly, Kampong Ayer has its own fire station, police station, school and mosque without having to travel out far into the city centre.
If you have a little extra time in hand, you can try going on a Mangrove Tour in the forest to start spotting the amazing wildlife animal and if you are lucky enough, you will be able to see the incredible Proboscis monkey and beautiful birds too. The native trees and plants in the mangrove forest are absolutely a treat to the eyes, so please remember to bring your camera with you so you are able to capture the great moments to share with your friends and family.
Bus tickets to Brunei are now available to purchase online at Easybook, which is the largest land and sea transportation booking site in Southeast Asia. You can purchase the online ticket with just a few clicks of the mouse. You can view the available bus schedule and existing bus operators from Sipitang to Brunei on Easybook website. After selecting your preferred destination from Sabah to Brunei, you can proceed to choose the bus schedule of your choice. Once you have filled in the traveller’s details and proceed with payment, you will receive your bus booking confirmation right within a few minutes. Refer to this Simple Booking Guide if you are unclear on how to make your purchase for bus from Sipitang to Bandar Seri Begawan. Secure your bus ticket today with Easybook!