Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu
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Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu

Flying to Lahad Datu

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Cheapest one-way flight
RM 413.58
Cheapest round-trip flight
RM 991.98
Cheapest month to fly
Shortest flight duration

4 hr(s), 50 mins

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Price from

AirAsia Berhad (Malaysia), Malaysia Airlines
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2024
RM 413.58
Malaysia Airlines
Tuesday, 19 Mar 2024
RM 428.67
Batik Air (Malaysia), Malaysia Airlines
Sunday, 03 Mar 2024
RM 489.12
AirAsia X, Malaysia Airlines
Monday, 26 Feb 2024
RM 566.10
Firefly, Malaysia Airlines
Tuesday, 27 Feb 2024
RM 635.54

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a flight ticket from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu?
Planning to take off from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu? Grab your ticket on Traveloka with prices starting from RM 505.58, along with additional discounts & promos that can be found on our promo page.
How early should I get to the airport for a domestic & international flight?
For domestic flights, we recommend arriving at the airport at least 2 hours before your scheduled departure time. For international flights, aim to be at the airport at least 3 hours prior to ensure smooth check-in, security checks, and to account for any unexpected delays. It’s better to be early and relaxed than rushing at the last minute right?
When is the best time to buy airline tickets?
Timing is everything when it comes to grabbing airline tickets. Typically, it’s best to book around 4-6 weeks in advance for domestic flights and 2-3 months for international routes. But the prices also depend on the travel demand, seasonality, and major events. You can always monitor the fare trends on Traveloka and set alerts to catch the best deals or promotions!
What is the cheapest day to fly to Lahad Datu?
Looking for the best deals to Lahad Datu? Historically, midweek flights (particularly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays), tend to be cheaper due to lower demand. However, airfares can fluctuate so we recommend keeping an eye on flight prices and being flexible with your travel dates. Booking in advance can be one the hacks to travel to Lahad Datu without breaking the bank!
What information do I need to know when booking a flight?
When booking a flight, every choice sets the tone for your trip. From the preferred flight route – be it direct or with layovers – to the in-flight experience – whether you opt for a standard economy seat or a luxurious first-class journey – and understanding baggage limits, there's a lot to weigh. Other considerations include travel insurance and the airline's booking policies.
How far in advance should I book an international flight?
For international flights, it’s wise to start your search about 5-6 months ahead with the optimal booking window being around 3-4 months before departure. This period often provides a balance between good fares and a reasonable choice of flight times and routes. But please note that several factors such as destination popularity, peak travel season, and regional major events can influence the timeline.
Do I need a passport and visa to fly between Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu?
Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu typically requires specific documents. For international flights, a passport is almost always necessary. However, for domestic flights, neither a passport nor a visa is usually required, but an official ID will be needed. The necessity of a visa depends on the traveler's citizenship and Lahad Datu's entry regulations. It's crucial to verify visa requirements, as rules can differ between countries.
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How long does it take to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu?
4 hour(s) and 50 minutes is the shortest flight time from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu.

Flight from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu

Lahad Datu is the capital of the Lahad Datu Region in the Dent Peninsula on the Tawau Division of Sabah, Malaysia. Its population was estimated to be around 27,888 in 2010. The town is surrounded by stretches of cocoa and palm oil plantations. It is also an essential timber exporting port. Lahad Datu provides various accommodations, including Maya Hotel, The Executive Hotel Lahad Datu, and Royal Palms Hotel and Spa. Throughout your trip to Lahad Datu, you could not miss many attractions this city has to offer, including but not limited to Tabin Wildlife Resort, Danum Valley Conservation Area, and Darvel Bay. Travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu will take approximately 5 hours via flight. However, the travel time may differ depending on the routes available.

When is the best time to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu?

The best time to visit the Lahad Datu in Malaysia is from January until June, August and September and November until December when you will have a warm temperature and be limited to unexceptional rainfall. The highest average temperature in Lahad Datu is 30.1°C in March, and the lowest is 28.0°C in January.

The weather in Lahad Datu is tropical year-round, with an average temperature of 27 to 31 degrees Celsius. Lahad Datu has the tropical monsoon weather prevailing. Rainfall is major for most months of the year, and the quick-dry season has little effect. In Lahad Datu, the average annual temperature is 28.6 °C.

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What are the main airports available in Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu?

Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia's main international airport and one of the largest airports in Southeast Asia and worldwide. KLIA is in Sepang District of Selangor, approximately 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of Kuala Lumpur city centre, and serves the Greater Klang Valley metropolis. Many airlines take off and land here, such as Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, Malindo Air, Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airlines, and Emirates.

Lahad Datu Airport

Lahad Datu Airport is an airport situated in the south-eastern part of the Malaysian state of Sabah. The airport, which is located approximately 1 km from downtown Lahad Datu, serves the town of Lahad Datu and its neighbouring localities such as Kinabatangan, FELDA Sahabat, and Kunak. The airport can accommodate aircraft as large such as the ATR72, and the terminal building can handle up to 100,000 passengers annually. Many airlines take off and land here, such as Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia, and MasWings. There are many flights available from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Lahad Datu Airport until today.

Places to stay in Lahad Datu.

Maya Hotel - Staying at Maya Hotel is the best choice when you are visiting Lahad Datu. The hotel has a very good location, also close to the Lahad Datu Airport (LDU), which is only 1.5 km away. Magnificent service together with a wide range of facilities provided will make you complain about nothing during your stay at Maya Hotel. Should you want more, do not hesitate to ask the front desk. They are always ready to accommodate you. With all facilities offered, Maya Hotel is the right place to stay.

The Executive Hotel Lahad Datu - The Executive Hotel Lahad Datu is in city Lahad Datu. The hotel has a very good location, also near the Lahad Datu Airport (LDU), which is only 1.2 km away. Magnificent service together with a wide range of facilities provided will make you complain about nothing during your stay at The Executive Hotel Lahad Datu. Should you want more, do not hesitate to ask the front desk. They are always ready to accommodate you. With all facilities offered, The Executive Hotel Lahad Datu is the right place to stay.

Royal Palms Hotel and Spa - Staying at Royal Palms Hotel and Spa is the best choice when you are visiting Lahad Datu. The hotel has a very good location, also near the Lahad Datu Airport (LDU), which is only 1 km away. Royal Palms Hotel and Spa is the wisest choice for you who are looking for affordable accommodation with outstanding service. Wi-Fi is available within open areas of the property to help you to stay connected with family and friends. Staying at Royal Palms Hotel and Spa will surely satisfy you with its great hospitality and affordable price.

Highlights in Lahad Datu.

Tabin Wildlife Resort - The Tabin Wildlife Reserve is a wildlife reserve in Sabah, Malaysia. It was created in 1984 to protect Sabah's disappearing wild animals. Occupying a large part of the peninsula forming the northern headland of Darvel Bay, it is situated 48 kilometres east of Lahad Datu. Tabin Wildlife Reserve comprises a rectangular area of approximately 122,539 ha.

Danum Valley Conservation Area - Danum Valley Conservation Area is a 438 square kilometres tract of a relatively untouched lowland dipterocarp forest in Sabah, Malaysia. It has a large diversity of tropical flora and fauna, including such species as the rare Bornean orangutans, mousedeer, gibbons, clouded leopards and over 270 bird species. Activities offered are jungle treks, river swimming, bird watching, night jungle tours and excursions to nearby logging sites and timber mills.

Darvel Bay - Darvel Bay or Lahad Datu Bay is a bight on the east side of Sabah, Malaysia. It is the biggest semi-enclosed bay on the east coast of Borneo and faces the Sulawesi Sea. Administratively, it is within Tawau Division, with Lahad Datu District on the north side, Kunak District in the centre and Semporna District to the south of the bay.

Travel tips to Lahad Datu.

To have the best experience while travelling, you need to plan your trip well. However, sometimes things are not happening according to plan. Hence, it would be best if you thought of a backup plan. There are many tips that you can follow while travelling.

Bring extra snacks and drinks

When you are travelling, make sure you pack extra snacks and drinks. It will help you feel hungry, especially when travelling in a remote area or waiting for your next flight. It will provide you with energy so you won't feel tired easily, especially when you have low blood pressure. Besides that, packing extra snacks will help you fulfil your hunger in the middle of the night.

Avoid taxis

Taxis might be one of the most accessible transportation that can carry you to the designated destination. However, the fare can be too expensive. To save your budget, you can try public transportation like bus or train. If you still want to travel by car, you can choose e hailing service as the rates are fixed without any hidden or extra charges.

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