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Flights to Bintulu

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Book flights to Bintulu

Bintulu is a coastal town on the island of Borneo in Malaysia. It's located roughly halfway between the cities of Kuching and Miri. While it's an industrial centre with the world's largest liquefied natural gas production facility, Bintulu is also a gateway to nature adventures. The town itself is relatively young, but there are some interesting pockets to explore, like the Central Market where you can find a variety of local crafts and fresh produce. A short drive away, you can visit Similajau National Park, which is known for its caves, waterfalls, and hiking trails. The park is best visited during the dry season (February to October) when the water is clear and refreshing for swimming.

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Airports near Bintulu

Here are 4 airports available for your flights to Bintulu, simplifying your travel arrangements. With these options, travelling to and from Bintulu becomes effortlessly straightforward.

Miri Airport

Located approximately 200 kilometres from Bintulu, Miri Airport is the closest regional airport that offers commercial passenger flights. It is well-connected to major cities in Malaysia and also serves as a gateway to the beautiful attractions of Sarawak.


Kuching International Airport

Situated around 500 kilometres from Bintulu, Kuching International Airport is another option for travellers. It is the main international gateway to Sarawak and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


Sibu Airport

Sibu Airport is located approximately 400 kilometres from Bintulu. While it is not as close as Miri or Kuching, it is still within a reasonable driving distance. Sibu Airport offers domestic flights to various destinations in Malaysia.


Kota Kinabalu International Airport

If you are willing to take a connecting flight, Kota Kinabalu International Airport in Sabah is an option. It is located around 600 kilometres from Bintulu and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights. From there, you can take a connecting flight to Bintulu Airport (BTU), which is the closest airport to the city.

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Buy your flights to Bintulu and pay later

Using Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) for flights to Bintulu offers several advantages. Spread the cost of your booking over time for more flexibility in managing travel expenses, making your adventure more budget-friendly.

There are often no interest charges if paid within the agreed timeframe, but this will need to be checked with the lending provider, and it can ease budgeting for your trip, ensuring a stress-free travel experience.

Things to do in Bintulu

With a wealth of sights to see in Bintulu, here are our top 3:

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Similajau National Park

Experience the beauty of nature at its finest in this stunning national park. With its golden sandy beaches, clear blue waters, and diverse wildlife, Similajau National Park is a must-visit for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

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Taman Tumbina

This zoological and botanical park is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including the largest butterfly house in Malaysia. Visitors can enjoy close encounters with animals, bird-watching, and exploring the beautiful gardens.

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Bintulu Promenade

Enjoy a leisurely stroll along this scenic waterfront promenade. With its beautiful views of the South China Sea, delicious local food stalls, and vibrant night market, the Bintulu Promenade offers a delightful blend of relaxation and local culture.

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