There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan by bus, taxi, car, train or plane

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Recommended option

Bus, taxi  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to UMP Gambang
  2. Take a taxi from UMP Gambang to Pekan

$31 - $37

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Sentral Kuantan

$8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan 172.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan 172.3 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly, bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kuantan (KUA) KUL - KUA
  3. Take the bus from Hentian Bandar to Pekan

$44 - $157

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan is to bus which costs RM 31 - RM 33 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan is to taxi which costs RM 450 - RM 550 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Pekan via Jln Sg Lembing and Hentian Bandar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 21 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Pekan is 193 km. The road distance is 275.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 4 h 2 min and costs RM 120 - RM 160.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Pekan bus services, operated by Mayang Sari Express, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kuantan Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Kuala Lumpur to Pekan bus services, operated by Mayang Sari Express, arrive at Terminal Sentral Kuantan station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Pekan is 276 km. It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan.

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  • Distance: 120.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Pekan, Malaysia?

Mayang Sari Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Pekan every 3 hours. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 4 h 1 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $190
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Etika Express
Website
etikadelta.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to UMP Gambang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
etikadelta.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Sentral Kuantan
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
etikadelta.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Sentral Kuantan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Sentral Kuantan
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuantan
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
easybook.com
RapidKuantan
Website
myrapid.com.my
Bus from Hentian Bandar to Pekan
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from UMP Gambang to Pekan
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31

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