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

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Minivan to Krabi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  7h 26m

  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

$55 - $196

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Train via Hat Yai  •  14h 38m

  1. Take the train from Surat Thani 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

$21 - $89

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Fly Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  7h 40m

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

$42 - $310

Bus to Phuket, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  9h 14m

  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

$48 - $209

Bus to Phuket, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  12h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) HKT - SZB

$100 - $865

Minivan, bus  •  14h 47m

  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

Train  •  15h 8m

  1. Take the train from Surat Thani 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

Mini Van, bus  •  17h 59m

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

$25 - $26

Drive  •  10h 25m

  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 ฿742 and takes 14h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur is to minivan and fly and train which costs ฿1700 - ฿6500 and takes 7h 26m.

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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 14h 47m.

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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 14h 38m and costs ฿700 - ฿3000.

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It takes approximately 7h 26m 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 14h 38m and costs ฿700 - ฿3000. Alternatively, you can minivan and bus, which costs ฿742 and takes 14h 47m.

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The quickest flight from Krabi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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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: 7h 26m

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, Surat Thani Train Station, Hat Yai, and Padang Besar in around 14h 38m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Hat Yai Bus Station in around 14h 47m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $250
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang, Krabi
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $200
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang, Chiang Rai
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $300
Flights from Surat Thani to Kuala Lumpur via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $200
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
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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
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $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)
$22 - $29
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
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)
$28 - $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
5h 33m
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
Greenbus Thailand
minivan
Bus from Surathani Talad Kaset Station to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Mini Van
Bus from Suratthani to Songkhla
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h ahead of Surat Thani. It is currently 2:39 PM in Surat Thani and 3:39 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

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

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AirAsia offers flights from Krabi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4416+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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

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