The cheapest times to fly from JHB to TWU are

  • February 5th to March 25th
  • June 11th to August 26th (except the week of August 6th)
  • 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 TWU is early October. Prices can be as high as $293 for Friday flights during late January, or as low as $70 for Wednesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Tawau

Flying from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Tawau (TWU) will usually cost between $84 to $184 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $79. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $252. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $173 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $115 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JHB to TWU flight.

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

JHB to TWU Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JHB to TWU 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 $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday 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 $13 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $114. Return trip prices are from the TWU 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 TWU can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 48 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1014 miles or 1632 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JHB to TWU flight is about 2 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between Johor Bahru and Tawau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 47 available flights from JHB to TWU.


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 TWU
Destination airport name Tawau Airport
City Tawau
Country Malaysia
Latitude 4.3
Longitude 118.1


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