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Explore enticing Kota Kinabalu

Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa, Kota Kinabalu, offers guests a number of transportation options, including private airport transfers, taxi and a shuttle service to Kota Kinabalu, with minimum charge.

Whether arranging a private car or hailing a taxi for you, our staff is there to ensure you arrive at your selected destination comfortably and on time. 


Most taxis do not run on meters. As such, it is recommended that guests negotiate fares before boarding taxis. Expect to pay around USD 5-10 for a short ride within the city. We can arrange for a taxi to pick you up at the resort.

  • MYR 90 to Kota Kinabalu Town (1-way)
  • MYR 80 to Tuaran Town (return)

Car Hire

Cars are available for rental at Kota Kinabalu International Airport. Please note that in Malaysia, motorists drive on the right side of the road.

Rates and availability vary according to car rental companies. Please consult your preferred rental company for more details.

Shuttle Service

Complimentary shuttle service is available between the resort, city centre and Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA).

Departure          Drop-off and pick-up points      
Shangri-La's Rasa RiaWisma MerdekaImago KK Times SquareKota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA)
4:00pm  5:30pm
9:30pmNON STOPWarisan Waterfront 10:15pm 


Departure              Drop-off and pick-up points   
Kota Kinabalu
Airport (KKIA)
Imago KK Times
Wisma Merdeka Shangri-La's Rasa Ria 
7:30pm  9:00pm
Local Climate
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