There are 7 ways to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Surat Thani, train  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Surat Thani (URT) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) URT - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$47 - $307

Cheapest option

Minivan, bus  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$23

5 alternative options

Bus, bus to Krabi, fly, train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Surat Thani to Phang Nga
  2. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
  3. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KBV - KUL
  4. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$54 - $186

Bus to Phuket, fly, train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) HKT - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$56 - $213

Train  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to KL Sentral

$28 - $90

Mini Van, bus  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Suratthani to Songkhla
  2. Take the bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$25 - $26

Drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur 529.8 miles

$75 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur is to Minivan and bus which costs ฿743 and takes 14 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which takes 7 h 30 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿11000.

More details

The distance between Surat Thani and Kuala Lumpur is 716 km. The road distance is 848 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur. However, there are services departing from Surathani Talad Kaset Station and arriving at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan via Hat Yai Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 47 min.

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What companies run services between Surat Thani, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

You can take a bus from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Hat Yai Bus Station in around 14 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Surat Thani Railway Station, Suratthani Train Station, Hat Yai, and Padang Besar in around 14 h 45 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $29
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $14
Gold
$18 - $21
Platinum
$24 - $28
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Surat Thani to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
Minivan
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Mini Van
Bus from Suratthani to Songkhla
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4

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