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There are 9 ways to get from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, ferry, bus or car

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Fly Phuket to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) HKT - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 209 - RM 5595

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Tha Kham  •  18h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Surat Thani Station
  2. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 172 - RM 495

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Fly Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  8h 35m

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) HKT - SZB

RM 452 - RM 936

Ferry to Krabi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the ferry from Phuket Rassada Pier to Ao Nang Pier
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KBV - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 337 - RM 5285

Bus, train  •  16h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 185 - RM 362

Bus, minivan  •  18h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the minivan from Hat Yai to Danok
  3. Take the bus from Danok Songkla to Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta

RM 207 - RM 220

Bus  •  20h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
  3. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong to Hentian Duta

RM 173 - RM 180

Local Bus, Mini Van, bus  •  26h 32m

  1. Take the Local Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Khao Sok
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Sungai Kolok
  3. Take the bus from Rantau Panjang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

RM 225 - RM 240

Drive  •  12h 32m

  1. Drive from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur 975.1 km

RM 360 - RM 550

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The cheapest way to get from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which costs ฿1250 - ฿1350 and takes 20h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ฿1500 - ฿42000 and takes 6h 5m.

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The distance between Ban Karon and Kuala Lumpur is 644 km. The road distance is 975.1 km.

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The best way to get from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to bus and train which takes 16h 55m and costs ฿1300 - ฿2700.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur is to fly which takes 8h 35m and costs ฿3300 - ฿7000. Alternatively, you can bus and minivan, which costs ฿1500 - ฿1650 and takes 18h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h ahead of Ban Karon. It is currently 4:24 PM in Ban Karon and 5:24 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur is 975 km. It takes approximately 12h 32m to drive from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur.

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Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, SilkAir and AirAsia offer flights from Phuket Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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Map of how to get from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 644.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Ban Karon, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Firefly flies from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ban Karon to Kuala Lumpur via Phuket Bus Terminal 2, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Thanon Nipatuthit 2, Hat Yai, and Danok Songkla in around 18h 15m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 460
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 700
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 330 - RM 8500
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 430 - RM 900
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 2400
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 2400
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 330 - RM 8500
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 40 - RM 70
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 6 - RM 130
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 6 - RM 22
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 75 - RM 100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 30 - RM 45
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 95 - RM 130
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 14 - RM 160
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 14 - RM 28
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 80 - RM 110
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 40 - RM 60
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 120 - RM 160
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 85
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 49 - RM 53
Gold
RM 70 - RM 85
Platinum
RM 95 - RM 120
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Hat Yai to Danok
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 8
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Phone
603-62637668
Website
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Bus from Danok Songkla to Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 65
Schedules at
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Beh Travel & Tour Sdn
Phone
019 - 545 3888
Email
beh_travel@outlook.com
Website
behtravelandtour.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 40
Schedules at
behtravelandtour.com
KBES (Konsortium Bas Ekspres)
Phone
05-891 7382
Website
kbes.com.my
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Hentian Duta
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 39
Schedules at
kbes.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Hentian Duta
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 39
Schedules at
redbus.my
Book at
easybook.com
Local Bus
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 22
Mini Van
Bus from Khao Sok to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 123
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Rantau Panjang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 48
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Queen Express
Phone
+6 09 742 2277
Email
QueenExpress77@gmail.com
Website
queenexpress.com.my
Bus from Rantau Panjang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 45
Schedules at
queenexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ao Nang Princess

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There are 2832+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Ban Karon to Phuket Airport is to bus which takes 1h 20m and costs ฿130 - ฿190.

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