There are 9 ways to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  7 h 54 min

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

$43 - $310

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Train  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar 45 Hua Lamphong - Padang Besar - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$21 - $60

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Minivan to Krabi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  8 h 30 min

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

$53 - $193

Bus to Phuket, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  9 h 15 min

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

$51 - $212

Bus to Phuket, fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) HKT - SZB

$102 - $866

Train via Hat Yai  •  14 h 38 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 Kuala Lumpur

$29 - $89

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

Mini Van, bus  •  16 h 54 min

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

$26 - $29

Drive  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur 529.8 miles

$75 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur is to Minivan and bus which costs ฿736 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 costs ฿1400 - ฿10000 and takes 7 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Surat Thani station 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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The distance between Surat Thani and Kuala Lumpur is 716 km. The road distance is 847.7 km.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to train which takes 14 h 38 min and costs ฿950 - ฿2900.

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It takes approximately 7 h 54 min to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by , arrive at Surathani Talad Kaset Station.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur is to train which takes 14 h 38 min and costs ฿950 - ฿2900. Alternatively, you can Minivan and bus, which costs ฿736 and takes 14 h 47 min.

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There is no direct flight from Surat Thani Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by Sri Maju, arrive at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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Map of how to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 447.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Surat Thani station, Suratthani Train Station, Hat Yai, and Padang Besar in around 14 h 38 min. Alternatively, 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.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 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
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.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 Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
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 Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
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
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$29 - $40
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
Bus operators
Phantip Travel
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 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
$6

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Kuala Lumpur is 1 h ahead of Surat Thani. It is currently 7:17 AM in Surat Thani and 8:17 AM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur is 848 km. It takes approximately 10 h 25 min to drive from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur.

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Thai Smile, Malaysia Airlines, Thai Lion Mentari and four other airlines offer flights from Surat Thani Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4064+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $29 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Surat Thani to Surat Thani Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs ฿100.

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