There are 7 ways to get from Alor Setar to Thailand by train, plane, 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, fly to Don Muang  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Don Muang (DMK) HDY - DMK

$33 - $153

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KTM Komuter, train  •  19 h 17 min

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

$18 - $65

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KTM Komuter, fly to Suvarnabhumi, Public Van  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HDY - BKK
  3. Take the Public Van from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong

$47 - $203

KTM Komuter, fly to Utapao  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Utapao (UTP) HDY - UTP

$41 - $113

KTM Komuter, bus The Transport Company  •  18 h 33 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 bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

KTM Komuter, bus Piya  •  18 h 51 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 bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal

Drive  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Alor Setar to Bangkok 649.8 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

The distance between Alor Setar and Thailand is 977 km. The road distance is 1039.7 km.

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The best way to get from Alor Setar to Thailand without a car is to KTM Komuter and bus which takes 18 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Alor Setar to Thailand, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Hat Yai Airport to Don Muang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Thailand is 1 h behind Alor Setar. It is currently 6:16 PM in Alor Setar and 5:16 PM in Thailand.

Yes, the driving distance between Alor Setar to Thailand is 1040 km. It takes approximately 14 h 46 min to drive from Alor Setar to Thailand.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Don Muang Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Thailand. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Alor Setar to Thailand.
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  • Distance: 610.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 6 min

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

You can take a train from Alor Setar to Bangkok via Padang Besar, Padang Besar, Hua Lamphong, and Wat Phlapphla Chai in around 19 h 17 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Hat Yai to Utapao
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
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 Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi airport public van
Website
suvarnabhumiairport.com
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Arrivals Terminal to Samrong
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transitbangkok.com
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia

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