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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.

Airport Guides

Brunei International Airport

Code

BWN

Location

The airport is 11km (7 miles) south of the city.

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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.

Travelling to Brunei 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.

Ferry operators

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