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There are 9 ways to get from Bangkok to Tapah by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) BKK - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tapah

RM 295 - RM 2284

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Train  •  20h 32m

  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 Tapah Road

RM 101 - RM 459

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Fly Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus  •  9h 40m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) DMK - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tapah

RM 241 - RM 514

Fly Don Muang to Ipoh, train  •  10h 38m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Ipoh (IPH) DMK - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Tapah Road

RM 337 - RM 905

Fly Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai, train  •  10h 46m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Hat Yai (HDY) BKK - HDY
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Tapah Road

RM 199 - RM 786

Fly Don Muang to Hat Yai, train  •  11h 25m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Hat Yai (HDY) DMK - HDY
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Tapah Road

RM 205 - RM 526

Bus  •  28h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai
  2. Take the bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tapah

RM 173 - RM 238

Night bus, minivan, bus  •  35h 42m

  1. Take the night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Yala
  2. Take the minivan from Yala to Sungai Kolok
  3. Take the bus from Rantau Panjang to Kuala Terengganu
  4. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Tapah

RM 216 - RM 235

Drive  •  17h 43m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Tapah 1321.5 km

RM 480 - RM 750

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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Tapah is to bus which costs ฿1200 - ฿1800 and takes 28h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Tapah is to fly and train and bus which costs ฿2100 - ฿17000 and takes 9h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Tapah. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at Tapah via Hatyai and Terminal Bersepadu Selatan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 32m.

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The distance between Bangkok and Tapah is 1066 km. The road distance is 1321.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Tapah without a car is to train which takes 20h 32m and costs ฿750 - ฿3400.

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It takes approximately 9h 1m to get from Bangkok to Tapah, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Tapah 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 Tapah is to train which takes 20h 32m and costs ฿750 - ฿3400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1200 - ฿1800 and takes 28h 32m.

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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 Tapah bus services, operated by Unititi express, arrive at Tapah station.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Tapah.
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  • Distance: 1065.7 km
  • Duration: 9h 1m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Tapah, Perak, Malaysia?

You can take a train from Bangkok to Tapah via Hat Yai, Padang Besar, and Tapah Road in around 20h 32m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Tapah via Hat Yai, Hatyai, and Terminal Bersepadu Selatan in around 28h 32m.

Airlines
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
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 360
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai via Khon Kaen
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 360
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
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 750
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 200 - RM 700
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
Flights from Don Muang to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 370 - RM 1100
Flights from Don Muang to Ipoh via Chiang Mai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 470 - RM 1100
Flights from Don Muang to Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 410 - RM 1200
Flights from Don Muang to Ipoh via Phuket, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 430 - RM 1200
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 320 - RM 1000
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 750
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
Flights from Don Muang to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 400 - RM 1200
Flights from Don Muang to Ipoh via Chiang Mai, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 470 - RM 1100
Flights from Don Muang to Ipoh via Phuket, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 430 - RM 1200
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 400
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1800
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Don Muang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 350
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 300
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
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
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
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 30 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to Tapah Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 11 - RM 15
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 11 - RM 13
Gold
RM 13 - RM 15
Platinum
RM 15 - RM 18
Train from Padang Besar to Tapah Road
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 60
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 37 - RM 40
Gold
RM 50 - RM 60
Platinum
RM 70 - RM 85
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
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
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
Bus operators
Unititi express
Phone
+605 4911 452
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tapah
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 22
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
CS Travel & Tours
Phone
+6012-5689722
Email
cstravel2009@gmail.com
Website
cstravel.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tapah
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 20
Schedules at
cstravel.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Suasana Edaran
Phone
+60 3-2143 2299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 65
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 60
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Siam Lane Tour (Siam Dernrod)
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Yala
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 118
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
minivan
Bus from Yala to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 17
Ekspres Perdana
Phone
+603-7728 4789
Email
hq@ekspresperdana.my
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Rantau Panjang to Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 21
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Cepat Express
Phone
+603 7728 8789
Email
helpdesk@eticketing.my
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Rantau Panjang to Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 25
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Phone
+6016-5217774
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Tapah
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 63
Schedules at
easybook.com
S.P Bumi
Phone
04 - 733 4221
Email
helpdesk@eticketing.my
Website
spbumi.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Tapah
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 70
Schedules at
spbumi.com.my
Book at
easybook.com

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Tapah is 1h ahead of Bangkok. It is currently 12:01 AM in Bangkok and 1:01 AM in Tapah.

Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Tapah is 1321 km. It takes approximately 17h 43m to drive from Bangkok to Tapah.

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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 63+ hotels available in Tapah. 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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