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There are 6 ways to get from Bangkok to Pulau Perhentian by plane, taxi, bus, ferry or shuttle

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 Don Muang to Narathiwat, taxi, bus, ferry  •  10h 22m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Narathiwat (NAW) DMK - NAW
  2. Take a taxi from Narathiwat to Pengkalan Kubor
  3. Take the bus from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut Jetty
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Pulau Perhentian

RM 486 - RM 1002

Cheapest option

Bus, Mini Van, ferry  •  28h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai to Butterworth
  3. Take the bus from Butterworth to Kuala Besut
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Pulau Perhentian

RM 230 - RM 273

4 alternative options

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Narathiwat, taxi, bus, ferry  •  9h 43m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Narathiwat (NAW) BKK - NAW
  2. Take a taxi from Narathiwat to Pengkalan Kubor
  3. Take the bus from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut Jetty
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Pulau Perhentian

RM 460 - RM 952

Fly Don Muang to Sultan Ismail Petra, bus, ferry  •  11h 38m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) DMK - KBR
  2. Take the bus from Kota Bharu Airport to Kuala Besut Jetty
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Pulau Perhentian

RM 511 - RM 1077

Fly Don Muang to Kuala Trengganu, shuttle, ferry  •  12h 32m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) DMK - TGG
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Merang Jetty to Kuala Besut Jetty
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Pulau Perhentian

RM 734 - RM 1542

Bus, ferry  •  31h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong to Kuala Besut
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Pulau Perhentian

RM 258

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Malaysia from Thailand is currently restricted.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Pulau Perhentian is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pulau Perhentian is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pulau Perhentian is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 03 88810200.

Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Pulau Perhentian is to bus and Mini Van and ferry which costs ฿1700 - ฿2100 and takes 28h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Pulau Perhentian is to fly and taxi and bus and ferry which costs ฿3400 - ฿7500 and takes 9h 43m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Pulau Perhentian is 908 km.

The best way to get from Bangkok to Pulau Perhentian without a car is to bus and Mini Van and ferry which takes 28h 57m and costs ฿1700 - ฿2100.

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It takes approximately 10h 22m to get from Bangkok to Pulau Perhentian, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Don Muang Airport to Narathiwat Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Thai AirAsia offers flights from Don Muang Airport to Narathiwat Airport.

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There are 73+ hotels available in Pulau Perhentian. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Don Muang Airport is to bus which takes 58 min and costs ฿10 - ฿50.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Pulau Perhentian.
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  • Distance: 907.7 km
  • Duration: 10h 22m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Bangkok to Pulau Perhentian. However, you can take the bus to Don Mueang, take the walk to Don Muang airport, fly to Narathiwat, take the taxi to Pengkalan Kubor, take the line 27 bus to Kota Bharu, take the bus to Kuala Besut Jetty, take the walk to Kuala Besut Jetty, take the ferry to Pulau Perhentian, then take the walk to Pulau Perhentian. Alternatively, you can take the train to Suvarnabhumi Airport, take the walk to Suvarnabhumi airport, fly to Narathiwat, take the taxi to Pengkalan Kubor, take the line 27 bus to Kota Bharu, take the bus to Kuala Besut Jetty, take the walk to Kuala Besut Jetty, take the ferry to Pulau Perhentian, then take the walk to Pulau Perhentian.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 1100
Flights from Don Muang to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur, Kuching
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 2000
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Narathiwat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 700
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Narathiwat
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 210 - RM 650
Bus operators
Seven Seas Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+6019-558 4736
Email
booking@besutjetty.com
Website
besutjetty.com
Bus from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut Jetty
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
besutjetty.com
Book at
besutjetty.com
Bus from Kota Bharu Airport to Kuala Besut Jetty
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
besutjetty.com
Book at
besutjetty.com
Perhentian Trans Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+60195584736
Email
yoyoey@gmail.com
Website
perhentiantrans.com
Bus from Terminal Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut Jetty
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 25
Schedules at
busonlineticket.com
Merang Jetty
Website
merangjetty.com
Shuttle from Merang Jetty to Kuala Besut Jetty
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 95
Schedules at
merangjetty.com
New Asian Travel
Phone
+60 4-261 5558
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 53
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 51
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 51
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Tara Tour and Travel
Phone
086 065 5466
Email
nancy25262010@hotmail.com
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Tara Travel to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 133
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
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
Ferry operators
Seven Seas Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+6019-558 4736
Email
booking@besutjetty.com
Website
besutjetty.com
Ferry from Kuala Besut Jetty to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
besutjetty.com
Book at
besutjetty.com
Perhentian Trans Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+60195584736
Email
yoyoey@gmail.com
Website
perhentiantrans.com
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
perhentian.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Narathiwat to Pengkalan Kubor
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 220

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