There are 4 ways to get from Alor Setar to Kulim by train, taxi, bus 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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KTM Komuter, taxi  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Tasek Gelugor Padang Besar
  2. Take a taxi from Tasek Gelugor to Kulim

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Alor Setar to Butterworth

$19 - $24

Taxi  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Alor Setar to Kulim 73.5 miles

$60 - $80

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Alor Setar to Kulim 73.5 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

The distance between Alor Setar and Kulim is 87 km. The road distance is 117.7 km.

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The best way to get from Alor Setar to Kulim without a car is to KTM Komuter and taxi which takes 1 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Alor Setar to Kulim, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alor Setar to Kulim is 118 km. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Alor Setar to Kulim.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Kulim. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alor Setar to Kulim.
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  • Distance: 54.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

What companies run services between Alor Setar, Malaysia and Kulim, Malaysia?

KBES operates a bus from Alor Setar to Kulim every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Cepat Express also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Alor Setar to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
45 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 Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $5
Platinum
$4 - $6
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Alor Setar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Tasek Gelugor to Kulim
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Penang Taxi Drivers Association
Phone
+604 262 5721
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Sunshine Radio Taxi
Phone
+604 642 5961
Website
penang-traveltips.com

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