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There are 8 ways to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani by train, bus, car or plane

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, Minivan  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the Minivan from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

$12 - $14

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Train, Mini Van  •  9h 39m

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the Mini Van from Songkhla to Suratthani

$10 - $40

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Train  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar Butterworth
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Surat Thani Train Station 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC

$13 - $45

Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Alor Setar to Surat Thani 263.3 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Alor Setar to Krabi, minivan  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Krabi (KBV) AOR - KBV
  2. Take the minivan from Krabi to Surat Thani

$58 - $216

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Surat Thani  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Surat Thani (URT) HDY - URT

$84 - $174

Fly Alor Setar to Phuket, bus  •  9h 51m

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Phuket (HKT) AOR - HKT
  2. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani

$50 - $210

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Nakhon Si Thammarat, bus  •  10h 9m

  1. Take the train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Nakhon Si Thammarat (NST) HDY - NST
  3. Take the bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Don Sak Seatran Ferry
  4. Take the bus from Don Sak Pier to Suratthani

$67 - $132

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani is to train and Minivan which costs RM 50 - RM 60 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani is to drive which costs RM 80 - RM 120 and takes 5h 58m.

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The distance between Alor Setar and Surat Thani is 354 km. The road distance is 421.3 km.

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The best way to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani without a car is to train and Minivan which takes 8h 21m and costs RM 50 - RM 60.

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It takes approximately 8h 21m to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Alor Setar Airport to Krabi Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 25m and has one stopover.

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Surat Thani is 1h behind Alor Setar. It is currently 11:50 PM in Alor Setar and 10:50 PM in Surat Thani.

Yes, the driving distance between Alor Setar to Surat Thani is 421 km. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Alor Setar to Surat Thani.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Alor Setar Airport to Krabi Airport.

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There are 124+ hotels available in Surat Thani. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alor Setar to Surat Thani.
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  • Distance: 221.4 miles
  • Duration: 8h 21m

What companies run services between Alor Setar, Malaysia and Surat Thani, Thailand?

You can take a train from Alor Setar to Surat Thani via Padang Besar, Padang Besar, Surat Thani Train Station, and Surat Thani station in around 9h 11m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Hat Yai to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Flights from Hat Yai to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Flights from Hat Yai to Nakhon Si Thammarat via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $320
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
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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 Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
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
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
minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Mini Van
Bus from Songkhla to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Phantip Travel
Phone
+66 (0)77 272230
Email
info@phantiptravel.com
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Krabi to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to Don Sak Seatran Ferry
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Don Sak Pier to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Greenbus Thailand
bus
Bus from Don Sak Pier to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly

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The best way to get from Alor Setar to Alor Setar Airport is to taxi which takes 13m and costs RM 23 - RM 28.

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