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There are 7 ways to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) BKK - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Awana Bus Terminal

$60 - $224

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Train  •  24 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Padang Besar 45 Hua Lamphong - Padang Besar - Class II Sleeper AC
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Batang Kali

$41 - $94

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Fly Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) DMK - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Awana Bus Terminal

$47 - $197

Fly Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, bus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) DMK - SZB
  2. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Awana Bus Terminal

$101 - $281

Bus, Mini Van  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai to Penang
  3. Take the bus from Penang Komtar to First World Genting Highlands

$48 - $62

Bus, train, KTM Komuter  •  30 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Padang Besar to Sungai Petani
  4. Take the bus from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands

$45 - $81

Drive  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Genting Highlands 911.7 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands is to bus and Mini Van which costs ฿1500 - ฿2100 and takes 25 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands is to fly and train and bus which costs ฿1900 - ฿7500 and takes 7 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Genting Highlands. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Tara Travel and arriving at First World Genting Highlands via Hat Yai and Penang Komtar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bangkok and Genting Highlands is 1157 km. The road distance is 1458.8 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands without a car is to train which takes 24 h 21 min and costs ฿1300 - ฿3100.

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Genting Highlands bus services, operated by Tara Tour and Travel, depart from Bangkok Tara Travel station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands is to train which takes 24 h 21 min and costs ฿1300 - ฿3100. Alternatively, you can bus and Mini Van, which costs ฿1500 - ฿2100 and takes 25 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Bangkok to Genting Highlands bus services, operated by Shanhua Travel & Tours, arrive at First World Genting Highlands station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands.
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  • Distance: 723.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia?

You can take a train from Bangkok to Genting Highlands via Padang Besar, Padang Besar, and Batang Kali in around 24 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok to Genting Highlands via Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Hat Yai, Penang, and Penang Komtar in around 25 h 29 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Phuket, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Senai
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Phuket, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $250
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Surat Thani, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur via Senai
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
17 h 43 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
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $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
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Batang Kali
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$10 - $12
Gold
$16 - $18
Platinum
$21 - $24
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Padang Besar to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Genting Express
Bus from KL Sentral to Awana Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
rwgenting.com
Tara Tour and Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai to Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Shanhua Travel & Tours
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Penang Komtar to First World Genting Highlands
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
easybook.com
Antar Holiday
Website
antarholiday.com
Bus from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
antarholiday.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Genting Highlands is 1459 km. It takes approximately 19 h 35 min to drive from Bangkok to Genting Highlands.

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Royal Jordanian, Thai Smile, Thai Airways International and five other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 198+ hotels available in Genting Highlands. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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