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There are 9 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  •  7h 36m

  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

RM 303 - RM 2285

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Train, minivan, bus  •  25h 21m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
  2. Take the minivan from Hat Yai to Danok
  3. Take the bus from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Ipoh
  4. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to First World Genting Highlands

RM 108 - RM 311

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Fly Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus  •  8h 14m

  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

RM 249 - RM 515

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  9h 15m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) BKK - SZB

RM 501 - RM 2041

Train via Hat Yai  •  23h 58m

  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 KL Sentral

RM 110 - RM 477

Bus  •  26h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Amanjaya
  3. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to First World Genting Highlands

RM 183 - RM 226

Train, bus  •  27h 53m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
  2. Take the bus from Hatyai to Terminal Amanjaya
  3. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to First World Genting Highlands

RM 126 - RM 329

Train  •  2 days 5h

  1. Take the train from Bangkok Hualamphong to Kuala Lumpur

RM 14691 - RM 14698

Drive  •  19h 36m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Genting Highlands 1459.5 km

RM 500 - RM 800

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands is to train and minivan and bus which costs ฿800 - ฿2400 and takes 25h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands is to fly and train and bus which costs ฿2200 - ฿17000 and takes 7h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Genting Highlands. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at First World Genting Highlands via Hat Yai and Ipoh Aman Jaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 46m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Genting Highlands is 1157 km. The road distance is 1459.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands without a car is to train via Hat Yai which takes 23h 58m and costs ฿800 - ฿3600.

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It takes approximately 7h 36m to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Genting Highlands bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Genting Highlands is to fly which takes 9h 15m and costs ฿3700 - ฿16000. Alternatively, you can train via Hat Yai, which costs ฿800 - ฿3600 and takes 23h 58m, you could also bus, which costs ฿1300 - ฿1700 and takes 26h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Bangkok to Genting Highlands bus services, operated by StarMart Express, 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: 1157.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 36m

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

Thai Smile, Malindo Airways and eight other airlines fly from Bangkok to Genting Highlands every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bangkok to Genting Highlands via Hat Yai, Padang Besar, KL Sentral, KL Sentral, Awana Bus Terminal, and Awana station in around 23h 58m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 200 - RM 700
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 200 - RM 460
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 200 - RM 460
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 330 - RM 1400
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 380 - RM 1200
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 2100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Penang
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 400 - RM 1700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Singapore Changi, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 420 - RM 1100
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 850 - RM 2100
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 1500
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1900
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Phuket, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 410 - RM 1300
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 2700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 750 - RM 2100
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1600
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 1000
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 700
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 290 - RM 1700
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 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 240
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 35 - RM 45
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 100 - RM 140
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 65 - RM 95
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 180 - RM 240
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 21
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
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
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
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
Genting Express
Phone
(603) 6251 8398
Website
rwgenting.com
Bus from KL Sentral to Awana Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 14
Schedules at
rwgenting.com
minivan
Bus from Hat Yai to Danok
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 8
Cepat Express
Phone
+603 7728 8789
Email
helpdesk@eticketing.my
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Bukit Kayu Hitam to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 29
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CS@starmartonline.com
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to First World Genting Highlands
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Phone
+6016-5217774
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 55
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hatyai to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 55
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
easybook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Genting Highlands is 1459 km. It takes approximately 19h 36m to drive from Bangkok to Genting Highlands.

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Malaysia Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, Royal Jordanian and six other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 302+ hotels available in Genting Highlands. Prices start at RM 500 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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