Sarawak is located on Borneo Island, getting to Sarawak is by air for international travelers, and those coming from Brunei Sultanate, Labuan Federal Territory and Sabah can get to Sarawak Cities by air or land. Those travelers coming via Kalimantan, Indonesia can enter through various available border entry and also air flight from Pontianak, Kalimantan, Indonesia. It's easy and convenient to get to Sarawak with the number of travel options available to you.
As the direct international flight to Sarawak is limited, international Travellers to Sarawak have to take a connecting flight from either Kuala Lumpur, Brunei, Singapore or Pontianak in Indonesia. The relevant authority is working to get a more direct flight to Sarawak.
There are several airlines offered scheduled flights to Sarawak major cities, Kuching the Capital City, Miri, Sibu, and Bintulu.
MAS – Malaysia Flag Bearer, operate daily scheduled flights to Kuching from Kuala Lumpur International Airport(KLIA) in Kuala Lumpur. There are also scheduled flights from Senai Airport in Johor and Penang. MAS subsidiary MAS WINGS cover the local and interior route in Sarawak. MAS also flies to selective international destinations around the world.
Budget Airline - AirAsia operate daily scheduled flights to Kuching. Sibu, Miri, and Bintulu at a reasonable fare from KLIA2 in Kuala Lumpur, Senai Airport in Johor, and also Kota Kinabalu in Sabah. This Asia first no-frills airline is popular and being the preferred choice among budget-conscious travelers both locals and internationals alike. Airasia also flies to selective destinations in Europe, ASEAN Countries and also Australia. Check out their Schedule Here
Xpress Air offered visitors from Indonesia an alternative as the airline operates scheduled flight from Surabaya and Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Kuching. The airline also operates scheduled flights to other cities in Indonesia.
Singapore Airlines which is the National Flagbearer of Singapore also operates scheduled flight to Kuching, Sarawak. The airline also flies to Bandar Seri Begawan in Brunei and other major international destinations.
SilkAir which operate from Changi Airport in Singapore offered daily scheduled flight to Kuching, the Capital city of Sarawak. The airline also offered air travel to selective cities in China, India, Indochina, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Australia and also Nepal.
Malindo Air also offers a daily scheduled flight to Kuching from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, one in the morning and another in the afternoon. For more details of their flight schedule and charges, you can check out Malindo Air website.
The presence of more airlines coming to Kuching as the main entry point to Sarawak, provide more traveling option for visitors travels to Sarawak for business or pleasure from across the regions.
Getting to Sarawak can also be done by land through several border entry points.
Those Visitors from Brunei can exit to Miri in Sarawak from Sungai Tujoh which is located at the westernmost point in Brunei in the Belait District. Those visiting Limbang can exit via Kuala Lurah in the Brunei-Muara district of Limbang, the other exit and entry points are Puni and Labu immigration post in the Tempurong district to Limbang and Terusan respectively.
There are several border exit and entry points between Sarawak and West Kalimantan; Sematan and Biawak in Lundu, Serikin in Bau District, Bunan Gega, Padawan and Tebedu in Serian, Lubok Antu in Sri Aman, and Bario In Miri District. A visitor coming from the Federal Territory of Labuan can also travel to Sarawak via Limbang by express boats.
Getting to Sarawak either by air, land or sea is easy and convenient with the availability of different traveling options.
There are also various types of transportation modes to travel Around Sarawak.