GFNY announces GFNY Kota Kinabalu
December 10, 2023
You will then get onto Jalan Tuaran–Kota Belud before turning right into Jalan Marabahai while passing the Horses Monument, a landmark of Tuaran District, before heading towards Jalan Sulaman, which you will stay on until the city limits. You will pass the famous grilled coconut stalls and the Royal Malaysian Navy Base at Sepangar Bay before turning into Jalan Politeknik, the Sabah Port Bypass, Jalan UMS and turning right towards the Finish Line at the Sabah State Administrative Centre (PPNS) building.
Long Route – 135.3 km / 1397 m+
Medium Route – 69.3 km / 608 m+
‘Feel Sabah, North Borneo’ is an invitation for you to discover the natural beauty of this land below the wind. Sabah offers spectacular natural wonders such as Mount Kinabalu, Maliau Basin, and Tip of Borneo, with rich, tropical wilderness, waterfalls, abundant wildlife & hiking trails.
Sabah’s waters are home to 394 islands, and their countless beaches and majestic coral reefs. Sipadan Island is one of the top 10 diving spots in the world boasting clear water and impressive marine life.
Sabah is one of the most culturally diverse states in Malaysia with over 30 indigenous groups with their own languages and beliefs. Sabahans are proud of their heritage and are always open to sharing their customs and traditions with the world.
Kota Kinabalu is the capital of Sabah in the northern part of the island of Borneo. Often referred to as KK, it’s a coastal city partly surrounded by rainforest. It’s known for its bustling markets, modern boardwalk, beaches, and waterfront Kota Kinabalu City Mosque. It is also the gateway to Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is the home of the 4,095m-high Mount Kinabalu.
The best option is to take a taxi from the airport to the city center. It will take about 15 minutes to reach the city center, and the cost is approximately 30 MYR (approximately $7 USD).
Another option and the cheapest way to travel from Kota Kinabalu Airport to the city center is by bus. You can take the local bus for a cost of 5 MYR (approximately $1.5 USD). The bus journey takes around 25 minutes.
Grab (Similar to Uber)
You can book a Grab from KKIA, go to the area called Pickup/Drop-off point.
Some hotels in Kota Kinabalu may provide shuttle/limo services from the airport to their premises. If you have pre-booked accommodation, it’s worth checking with your hotel if they offer this service. Another option is to check with the Official Travel & Tour Agent of GNFY KK for all available transportation and tour services.
It’s important to note that these transportation options are subject to change, so it’s always a good idea to check for updates before your trip.