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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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KTM Komuter, train  •  2 h 38 min

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

$9 - $33

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KTM Komuter, bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar Butterworth
  2. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal

KTM Komuter, train via Padang Besar  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter 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  •  1 h 29 min

  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 drive which costs RM 40 - RM 60 and takes 1 h 29 min.

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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 1 h 29 min.

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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 2 h 38 min.

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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 KTM Komuter and train which takes 2 h 38 min and costs RM 35 - RM 140.

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It takes approximately 2 h 38 min 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 1 h behind Alor Setar. It is currently 11:32 AM in Alor Setar and 10:32 AM 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 1 h 29 min 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: 2 h 38 min

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 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
40 min
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
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $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
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours

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