Travel to Brunei

Flying to Brunei

Flights to Brunei are served by Royal Brunei Airlines (www.flyroyalbrunei.com) ,the national carrier.

The major airport is: Brunei International Airport.

Flight times:

From London to Brunei - 16 hours 30 minutes (including stopover); New York - 25 hours (including stopover).

Departure tax:

Br$5 for flights to Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines; Br$12 for all other destinations. This is payable in local currency in cash, at the airport check-in desk.

Airport guides

Airport Code: BWN. Location: The airport is 11km (7 miles) south of the city. Money: N/A Read more

Travel by rail

Driving to Brunei

Driving to Brunei from the Malaysian states of Sarawak and Sabah is a breeze thanks to the excellent Pan Borneo Highway. Bus services to and from Brunei are handled by Jesselton Express (to Sabah, tel: +673 714 5734; www.sipitangexpress.com.my) and PHLS (to Miri, tel: +673 277 1668; www.phls38.com).

Getting to Brunei by boat

The main port is Muara. Water taxis link Bandar Seri Begawan with the Malaysian towns of Limbang and Lawas. Car ferries connect Muara's Serasa Ferry Terminal with Menumbok and Pulau Labuan, both in Malaysia.

Cruise ships:

About a dozen cruise ships dock at Muara each year.

Ferry operators:

PKL Jaya Sendirian (+673 277 1771; www.pkljaya.com).




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