How to get there?

Station of Life is located at Lahad Datu, Sabah. Lahad Datu lies in the Tawau Division on the East coast of Sabah. The interior mountain ranges stand on its west and the Celebes Sea borders it from the east.

For domestic travelers:

Route 1a, Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu - by flight
MAS or AirAsia, two and a half hours journey

Kota Kinabalu to Lahad Datu - by flight
FlyAsianXpress (FAX), an hour journey

*Note - It is advisable for first-time students traveling alone. If possible, fly in to Kota Kinabalu early and catch the connecting flight (FAX) to Lahad Datu as early as possible to avoid any cancellation in the later part of the day.


Route 1b, Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu via Kota Kinabalu

Kuala Lumpur to Kota Kinabalu - by flight
MAS or AirAsia, two and a half hours journey

Kota Kinabalu to Lahad Datu - by bus
Tung Ma Bus (recommended, there are few more) 7 hours journey

*Note - It is advisable for first-time students traveling alone, want to save cost or simply enjoy the journey. Tung Ma bus is recommended, but actually there are few more bus companies. To buy a bus ticket, you have to go to the bus station at Inanam, Kota Kinabalu. The ticket will cost RM40, lunch and water is provided (For reference only, actual fare may vary depending on the time of travel). If possible, take the first bus which depart from Kota Kinabalu at around 9-10am and reach Lahad Datu at mid-noon. You will arrive at Fajar station, you can then catch a Taxi to the school.

Route 2, Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu via Tawau

Kuala Lumpur to Tawau - by flight
MAS or AirAsia, two and a half hours journey

Tawau to Lahad Datu - by road
Land transport - taxis or 4x4 vehicles, two and a half hours journey

*Note - If you are coming with a group of 2 or more, it is advisable to take this route as it will save more time and cost less. Typical taxi charter fare from Tawau to Lahad Datu is RM120 (For reference only, actual fare may vary depending on the time of travel).

Route 3, Kuala Lumpur to Lahad Datu via Sandakan

Kuala Lumpur to Sandakan - by flight
MAS or AirAsia, two hours and forty-five minutes journey

Sandakan to Lahad Datu - by road
Land transport - taxis, two hours and forty-five minutes journey

*Note - It is more difficult to call a taxi from Sandakan to Lahad Datu, unless you have made an advance booking. The chartering of taxis is more expensive compared to coming from Tawau. Typical taxi charter fare from Sandakan to Lahad Datu is RM200 (For reference only, actual fare may vary depending on the time of travel).


For international travelers:

You can fly to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to catch the connecting flights, as mentioned above. Alternatively, you can fly to Kota Kinabalu as it is an international gateway serving regional cities, and take a connecting flight to Lahad Datu (Route 1a or 1b).


For more information or ticket booking, please refer respective airlines' website:
MAS: www.malaysiaairlines.com.my
AirAsia: www.airasia.com.my
FlyAsianXpress: www.flyasianxpress.com.my


You must inform the school at least 3 days before your arrival so that transportation can be arranged to pick you from Lahad Datu Airport or bus station, or you can take a taxi to the school which cost about RM3. Remember to tell them "Gereja Calvary" (Calvary Church) at Jalan Pelangi which is located just behind the fire station.


Calvary Charismatic Church Lahad Datu
Jalan Pelangi MDLD 2940
91110 Lahad Datu, Sabah, Malaysia.

TEL: +6(089) 881 891