Being an island, Labuan is connected to the outside world by an airport, built during WW2 using conscripted labour from around Sabah, Brunei and Sarawak.
Now, Labuan's airport has been modernised to cater for jets..
with flights to Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu and airports nearby.
if you are looking for midnite snacks, airport McD opens 24hrs!!!!
MV Shuttle Hope, a vehicles and passenger ferry, operates daily from Serasa, Brunei to Labuan;
Serasa - Labuan @ 9.15am, check-in latest 8.30am, arrive 11.00am
Labuan - Serasa @ 4.00pm, check-in latest 3.30pm, arrive 5.30pm
Saloon car + driver = B$50+ (one way)
MPV + driver = B$70+ (one way)
passenger = B$15+ (one way)
Book early for weekend trips ie Fri, Sat & Sun
There is regular service of ferry/boat from Labuan to the surrounding cities in the mainland. The ferry time table is as follows: (taken from www.labuanweb.com)
Kota Kinabalu to Labuan (approx 3 hours journey)
8.00am & 1.30pm
Labuan to Kota Kinabalu (approx 3 hours journey)
8.30am & 1.00pm
Brunei to Labuan (approx 1 hour journey)
7.30, 8.00, 8.30, & 9.00 am; 1.00
(Friday - Sunday), 1.30 & 3.30 pm
Labuan to Brunei (approx 1 hour journey)
8.00 & 11.00 am; 12.15, 2.00, 4.00 & 4.30 pm
Labuan TO Menumbok : 8.00 am & 1.00 pm (approx 45min journey)
Menumbok to Labuan : 10.30 am & 4.00 pm ((approx 45min journey)
Ferry terminals in Labuan and Kota Kinabalu are conveniently located within the city area itself while in Brunei it is about 30mins drive frm the city (you need to arrange for your own transport/taxi to go there). Menumbok is about 2 hours drive from Kota Kinabalu but closer to Labuan - it is about 45mins by ferry/boat to Labuan from here as opposed to 3hrs journey by ferry from Kota Kinabalu.
You can hire taxi from any hotel lobby or even from taxi stand. Very convenient & almost get you anywhere you want to visit.
Remember to hire a taxi to liquor stores either to Commercial Park or Labuan Jetty area.
Fixed rates for taxi fares from Labuan to any destinations in Labuan without meter:
to the airport zone 2, rm 10; to Bird Park and Batu Manikar beach zone 6, rm 25...