Train Schedule


    The North Borneo Railway runs two weekly return departures (Wednesday, Saturday) from Kota Kinabalu to Papar, year round. Lasting approximately 4 hours, passengers experience the lush landscape of the coastal and rural regions of Sabah. A typical 'tiffin' colonial lunch will be served on the return trip.

     Download Tiffin Set Lunch Menu


    Boarding at Tanjung Aru Station - Breakfast is provided


    Depart from Tanjung Aru Station for Papar


    Stop at Kinarut Town - visit Tien Shi Temple or traditional shops


    Depart from Kinarut Station


    Arrive in Papar Town - visit local wet market and shops


    Re-board train for return journey


    Depart from Papar Station for Tanjung Aru


    'Tiffin' Lunch onboard


    Arrive at Tanjung Aru Station

    Pricing Information


    The steam train runs every Wednesday and Saturday and is priced at:

    • Current Rate ( 2017 ) : RM345.00Nett per adult /per child (Age above 4 years old ) (Inclusive 10% and 6% GST)

    • New Rate ( 2018 ) : RM380.00Nett per adult /per child (Age above 4 years old ) (Inclusive 10% and 6% GST)

    • Complimentary for children below 3 years old



    The fare is inclusive of Continental breakfast and Tiffin-style lunch. For guests of Sutera Harbour Resort, the fare is also inclusive of complimentary return transfer from the Resort to Tanjung Aru Station.



    For Enquiries:

    North Borneo Railway

    The Magellan Sutera Resort

    Level 2, 1 Sutera Harbour Boulevard,

    Sutera Harbour, 88100 Kota Kinabalu,

    Sabah, Malaysia

    Tel : +60 88 308 500  Fax : +60 88 311 136

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