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

Recommended option

Fly from Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) BKK - KUL
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Genting Highlands

$55 - $212

Cheapest option

Train, KTM Komuter, bus  •  27 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong 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

$38 - $101

5 alternative options

Fly from Don Muang, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) DMK - KUL
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Genting Highlands

$42 - $184

Train  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Batang Kali

$50 - $121

Bus  •  27 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 to Genting Highlands

$53

Bus, Minivan  •  30 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Yala
  2. Take the Minivan from Yala to Sungai Kolok
  3. Take the bus from Rantau Panjang to Bentong

$61 - $86

Drive  •  19 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Genting Highlands 911.7 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands is to bus which costs ฿1748 and takes 27 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands is to fly and bus which costs ฿1300 - ฿6500 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands, including transfers.

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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 Genting Highlands via Hat Yai Bus Station, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 11 min.

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

You can take a train from Bangkok to Genting Highlands via Hat Yai, Padang Besar, and Batang Kali in around 22 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok to Genting Highlands via Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Hat Yai Bus Station, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Klia T2, and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 in around 27 h 11 min.

Airlines
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
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
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
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
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
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
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
$11 - $19
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$21 - $25
Train from Padang Besar to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $5
Gold
$5 - $7
Platinum
$6 - $8
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
Aerobus
Website
aerobus.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to Genting Highlands
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
aerobus.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 to Genting Highlands
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
aerobus.my
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
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Antar Holiday
Website
antarholiday.com
Bus from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
antarholiday.com
Minivan
Bus from Yala to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
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