There are 6 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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KTM Komuter, bus, Minivan  •  8 h 21 min

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

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KTM Komuter, train  •  9 h 11 min

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

$13 - $45

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Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Alor Setar to Surat Thani 263.3 miles

$19 - $29

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Surat Thani  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter 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  •  10 h 3 min

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

$50 - $212

Fly Alor Setar to Krabi, bus  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Krabi (KBV) AOR - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
  3. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani

$54 - $211

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

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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 5 h 58 min.

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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 KTM Komuter and bus and Minivan which takes 8 h 21 min and costs .

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

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There is no direct flight from Hat Yai Airport to Surat Thani Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Surat Thani is 1 h behind Alor Setar. It is currently 9:34 AM in Alor Setar and 8:34 AM in Surat Thani.

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

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Thai Smile, Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Surat Thani Airport.

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There are 126+ hotels available in Surat Thani. Prices start at $14 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: 8 h 21 min

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, Suratthani Train Station, and Surat Thani station in around 9 h 11 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Alor Setar to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
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
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $160
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Udon Thani, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $350
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Alor Setar to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $320
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $410
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
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
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
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia

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

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