The starting point of the Sabah State Railway is at the Tanjung Aru Kepayan station. Another station is located near Petagas (Kota Kinabalu International Airport). The Sabah State Railway offers railway service to three major towns—Papar, Beaufort, and Tenom.Sabah Railway Station is open daily from 8a.m to 5p.m. It is only 10 kilometers, or a 10-minute drive away from Kota Kinabalu.
To get there, take the No.17B bus (to Putatan
) from the bus station. The bus will be available from 6.30a.m to 8p.m; do inform the bus driver/ conductor about your drop off point. Bus fare is around RM1.50 per person.
Otherwise, visitors can take the taxi from the city centre to Sabah Railway Station. Taxi fare is from RM15 per taxi.