The cheapest times to fly from JHB to SBW are

  • January 1st to January 14th
  • February 5th to March 18th
  • June 11th to August 26th (except the week of July 9th)
  • September 10th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JHB to SBW is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $480 for Friday flights during late January, or as low as $47 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Sibu

Flying from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Sibu (SBW) will usually cost between $53 to $142 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $56. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $330. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $274 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $85 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JHB to SBW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JHB to SBW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

JHB to SBW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JHB to SBW flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Johor Bahru. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $19 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $84. Return trip prices are from the SBW to JHB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from JHB to SBW can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 1 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from JHB to SBW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kuching International Airport (KCH) in Kuching

  • 125 miles (201 km) away from SBW
  • Usually 7.69% less expensive than SBW
  • Nonstop flights available

See JHB to KCH flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from JHB to SBW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: AirAsia, Firefly, Garuda Indonesia, Malaysia Airlines, Philippine Airlines, Royal Brunei, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sibu Airport to Senai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 576 miles or 927 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from JHB to SBW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JHB to SBW flight is about 2 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Johor Bahru and Sibu?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 41 available flights from JHB to SBW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JHB
Origination airport name Senai International Airport
City Johor Bahru
Country Malaysia
Latitude 1.6
Longitude 103.7

Return Airport

Destination code SBW
Destination airport name Sibu Airport
City Sibu
Country Malaysia
Latitude 2.3
Longitude 112


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