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There are 4 ways to get from Alor Setar to Hat Yai by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 38m

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar Butterworth
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai

$3 - $33

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Train, minivan  •  2h 51m

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar Butterworth
  2. Take the minivan from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal

$4 - $6

Train via Padang Besar  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar Butterworth
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC

$9 - $33

Drive  •  1h 29m

  1. Drive from Alor Setar to Hat Yai 68.1 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Alor Setar to Hat Yai is to train and minivan which costs RM 16 - RM 25 and takes 2h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Alor Setar to Hat Yai is to drive which costs RM 40 - RM 60 and takes 1h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Alor Setar to Hat Yai. However, there are services departing from Alor Setar and arriving at Hat Yai via Padang Besar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 38m.

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The distance between Alor Setar and Hat Yai is 100 km. The road distance is 109 km.

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The best way to get from Alor Setar to Hat Yai without a car is to train which takes 2h 38m and costs RM 12 - RM 140.

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It takes approximately 2h 38m to get from Alor Setar to Hat Yai, including transfers.

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Alor Setar to Hat Yai train services, operated by KTM Komuter, depart from Alor Setar station.

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Hat Yai is 1h behind Alor Setar. It is currently 4:48 PM in Alor Setar and 3:48 PM in Hat Yai.

Alor Setar to Hat Yai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Hat Yai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alor Setar to Hat Yai is 109 km. It takes approximately 1h 29m to drive from Alor Setar to Hat Yai.

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Map of how to get from Alor Setar to Hat Yai.
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  • Distance: 62.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 38m

What companies run services between Alor Setar, Malaysia and Hat Yai, Thailand?

You can take a train from Alor Setar to Hat Yai via Padang Besar in around 2h 38m.

Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
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
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2

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