There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi by train, plane, ferry, bus, taxi 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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Train, fly to Krabi  •  5 h 24 min

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

$42 - $181

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Train, bus  •  11 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station

$25 - $36

4 alternative options

Train, fly to Phuket, Speed boat, ferry, Longtail Boat  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT) KUL - HKT
  3. Take the Speed boat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
  4. Take the ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Railay Beach
  5. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier

$89 - $259

Train, taxi  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Thung Song
  3. Take a taxi from Thung Song to Krabi

$101 - $149

Bus, Minivan  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
  2. Take the bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
  3. Take the Minivan from Trang to Krabi Bus Station

$27 - $28

Drive  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi 503.4 miles

$70 - $110

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Krabi is 629 km. The road distance is 805.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi without a car is to train and taxi which takes 13 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Krabi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Krabi is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 8:33 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 7:33 PM in Krabi.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Krabi is 805 km. It takes approximately 9 h 58 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi.

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AirAsia offers flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Krabi Airport.

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There are 721+ hotels available in Krabi. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi.
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  • Distance: 393.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi via Hatyai, Hatyai, Trang Sri Trang, and Trang in around 15 h 18 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 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
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Minivan
Bus from Trang to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Ferry operators
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95

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