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Recommended option

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. BKK - KUL

$60 - $216

Cheapest option

Train  •  23 h

$35 - $106

5 alternative options

Fly Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. DMK - KUL

$42 - $186

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  8 h 22 min

  1. BKK - SZB

$122 - $1,104

Bus Tara Tour and Travel  •  22 h 47 min

$43

Bus The Transport Company  •  28 h 54 min

$46 - $58

Drive  •  19 h 14 min

  1. 916.3 miles

$120 - $190

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

Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and eight other airlines fly from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur via Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Hat Yai Bus Station in around 22 h 47 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
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 Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $440
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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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 7 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 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
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
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
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
$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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
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 KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $14
Gold
$18 - $21
Platinum
$24 - $28
Bus operators
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
$27
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
$16
Schedules at
srimaju.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur is 1187 km. The road distance is 1466 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which costs ฿1361 and takes 22 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which takes 5 h 11 min and costs ฿1900 - ฿7000.

No, there is no direct train from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur. However, there are services departing from Hua Lamphong and arriving at KL Sentral via Hat Yai and Padang Besar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Tara Travel and arriving at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan via Hat Yai Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 47 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.