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There are 11 ways to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur by train, car, bus or plane

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Recommended option

Train, drive  •  12 h 55 min

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

$28 - $45

Cheapest option

Mini Van, bus Sri Maju  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Suratthani to Songkhla
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$24 - $27

9 alternative options

Train, bus Alisan Golden Coach Express  •  14 h

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai 41 Hua Lamphong - Yala - Class II AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur

$26 - $38

Mini Van, bus Jolly Travel  •  14 h 5 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur Station

$28

Train, bus via Ipoh  •  15 h 10 min

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

$35 - $44

Drive  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur 529.6 miles

$70 - $110

Bus, Mini Van to Phuket, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  10 h 25 min

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

$57 - $208

Bus, bus to Krabi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  9 h 57 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

$56 - $187

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) HDY - SZB

$45 - $225

Train, drive, KTM Komuter to Alor Setar, fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
  2. Drive from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Padang Besar to Anak Bukit
  4. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) AOR - SZB

$47 - $133

Train to Kota Bharu, fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Sungai Kolok
  2. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) KBR - SZB

$45 - $122

Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 447.5 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 55 min

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 in around 14 hours 5 minutes.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$21 - $200
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kota Bharu to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Avg. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Avg. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur
Avg. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Avg. 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
Avg. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Sungai Kolok
Avg. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to KL Sentral
Avg. Duration
5 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Silver
$12 - $14
Gold
$19 - $21
Platinum
$25 - $29
Train from Ipoh to KL Sentral
Avg. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Silver
$6 - $7
Gold
$8 - $10
Platinum
$10 - $13
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Avg. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Padang Besar to Anak Bukit
Avg. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Ipoh
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Book at
easybook.com
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur Station
Avg. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Mini Van
Bus from Suratthani to Songkhla
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Avg. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
srimaju.com
bus
Bus from Surat Thani to Phang Nga
Avg. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Mini Van
Bus from Phang Nga to Phuket Bus Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
bus
Bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3

How far is it from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur?

The distance between Surat Thani and Kuala Lumpur is 716 km. The road distance is 847 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur?

The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur is to Mini Van and bus which costs ฿800 and takes 16 hours 2 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur?

The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur is to bus and fly and train which takes 9 hours 57 minutes and costs ฿3000.

Is there a direct bus between Surat Thani and Kuala Lumpur?

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 Kuala Lumpur Station via Hat Yai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 hours 5 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur?

It takes approximately 12 hours 55 minutes to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.