Heading to Labuan and looking for exactly how to take the ferry Brunei to Labuan? You are in the right place!
Labuan is known as the Pearl of Borneo, as well as Malaysia’s Federal Territory. This small island boasts pristine beaches, interesting shipwrecks, and WWII attractions. It also provides an excellent stopover for travellers that are crossing between Brunei and Sabah.
But before you get to enjoy Labuan, you need to get there!
Below, I describe exactly how to get the Brunei Labuan ferry by sharing everything you need to know about exactly where to go for the ferry terminal Brunei to Labuan, where you arrive in Labuan, the Brunei to Labuan ferry schedule and the cost for a Brunei to Labuan ferry ticket as well as how to buy one.
I also detail the return Labuan Brunei ferry.
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Map: Ferry Brunei To Labuan
This map will show you how you can get a ferry from Brunei to Labuan.
Note that the distance between these two places is 129.3 km. Approximate Brunei to Labuan ferry time is 2 hrs.
Brunei Labuan Ferry Information
The ferry from Brunei to Labuan leaves from the Serasa Ferry Terminal. To reach the terminal from Bandar Seri Begawan, you can catch a taxi. Travel time is approximately 25 minutes and will cost around 29 BND-33 BND.
If you’re after a car ferry from Brunei to Labuan, they also leave from the Serasa Ferry Terminal once a day at 9 am. The journey takes 2 hours arriving in Labuan at the Ro-Ro Ramp Temerinal at 11 am. Price starts at 55 BND one way and there is a charge per person except the driver is free.
Brunei To Labuan Ferry Schedule
In terms of the Brunei to Labuan boat schedule, there are only two daily trips available. The ferries leave at around 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm from the Serasa Ferry Terminal. The journey takes 2 hours.
Keep in mind that this Brunei to Labuan ferry timetable might change. So, you should double check the Brunei to Labuan schedule first before leaving for your trip.
Brunei To Labuan Ticket Price
When it comes to the Brunei to Labuan ferry ticket price, the ferry Brunei to Labuan fare costs around 12.4 BND per adult.
It is recommended that you purchase your Brunei to Labuan ferry tickets in advance especially if you’re travelling on weekends or during the holiday season.
Ferry Labuan To Brunei
Now, if you want to take the ferry from Labuan to Brunei, all you need to do is take the transportation options we’ve mentioned above in reverse.
For the ferry schedule – Labuan to Brunei, there are two daily ferry trips from Labuan to Brunei Ferry Terminal. For the Labuan to Brunei ferry schedule, the first ferry departs at 9:00 am and the second departs at 1.30 pm. Travel time is approximately 2 hours and costs around RM38 per adult.
If you’re after a car ferry from Labuan to Brunei, they leave from the Ro-Ro Ramp Terminal once a day at 4 pm. The journey takes 2 hours arriving in Brunei at the Serasa Ferry Terminal at 6 pm. Price starts at 120 BND one way and there is a charge per person except the driver is free.
Serasa Ferry Terminal
If you’re in Brunei and you want to catch a ferry to Labuan, head to Serasa Ferry Terminal. Note that this is just outside the town of Muara.
To reach Muara, it takes approximately an hour if you’re travelling by bus from the city, which is the Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei’s capital. Alternatively, you can also get a taxi from the city centre.
From the terminal to Bandar Seri Begawan you’re best to take a taxi, however you may be able to get a bus from here into town also. If there isn’t a bus available on arrival, you can walk 30 minutes to the town of Muara and catch a bus from there.
Serasa Ferry Terminal offers basic facilities for the convenience of its passengers. There’s a money changer inside the terminal. The port is also well-maintained and clean with fast customs clearance. Additionally, you can also find several taxis outside.
Labuan International Ferry Terminal
Labuan International Ferry Terminal is within the city centre.
Several public bus services go to the terminal. You can take the bus from Labuan Central Bus Station inside UTC Central Market; travel time takes approximately 5 minutes.
Since Labuan is a duty-free zone, you can shop at the duty-free shops before departure. Other facilities include public washrooms and toilets, restaurants, ticketing counters, souvenir shops, and free parking lots.
So, there you have it. In this post, we’ve covered how you can take the ferry from Brunei to Labuan (and vice versa!)
Getting to and from these destinations doesn’t have to be challenging. Just follow the tips that we have mentioned in this article.
I also recommend that you book your tickets in advance if you’re travelling in these places to avoid the hassle of buying to purchase your tickets on-site.
Sharon is an Australian who has fallen in love with Malaysia! She explores Malaysia multiple times a year, often with her kids, and has previously lived in Penang.