There are 8 ways to get from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  4h 4m

  1. Take the train from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur Padang Besar

RM 35 - RM 60

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth to KL Sentral

RM 36

6 alternative options

Bus via Bandar Tasik Selatan  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

RM 36 - RM 43

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur 339.5 km

RM 65 - RM 100

Bus, car ferry to Penang, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Bukit Mertajam to Butterworth Bus Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  3. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) PEN - KUL
  4. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

Train to Alor Setar, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bukit Mertajam to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) AOR - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

RM 162 - RM 313

Train to Alor Setar, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from Bukit Mertajam to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) AOR - SZB

RM 120 - RM 284

Bus, car ferry to Penang, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Bukit Mertajam to Butterworth Bus Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  3. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) PEN - SZB

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The cheapest way to get from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which costs RM 36 and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 100 and takes 3h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur. However, there are services departing from Bukit Mertajam and arriving at KL Sentral via Butterworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bukit Mertajam and arriving at Kuala Lumpur. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Bukit Mertajam and Kuala Lumpur is 282 km. The road distance is 339.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs RM 35 - RM 60.

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The train from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur takes 4h 4m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by KBES (Konsortium Bas Ekspres), depart from Butterworth station.

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Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Bukit Mertajam station.

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The best way to get from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs RM 35 - RM 60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 36 and takes 6h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 282.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 4m

What companies run services between Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur every 4 hours. Tickets cost RM 35 - RM 60 and the journey takes 4h 4m. Alternatively, KBES (Konsortium Bas Ekspres) operates a bus from Butterworth to KL Sentral twice daily. Tickets cost RM 36 and the journey takes 4h 55m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 340
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 310
Flights from Alor Setar to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 100 - RM 250
Flights from Penang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 100 - RM 270
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 340
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 310
Flights from Alor Setar to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 100 - RM 250
Flights from Penang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 100 - RM 270
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 200
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 200
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 260
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 270
Flights from Alor Setar to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 85 - RM 260
Flights from Penang to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 90 - RM 230
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 60
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 36 - RM 40
Gold
RM 50 - RM 60
Platinum
RM 70 - RM 85
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
RM 40 - RM 70
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Bukit Mertajam to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 11 - RM 13
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
KBES (Konsortium Bas Ekspres)
Phone
05-891 7382
Website
kbes.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 36
Schedules at
kbes.com.my
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KKKL Express
Phone
012-784 9999
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.my
Website
kkklexpress.com
Bus from Penang Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 36
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 36
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 36
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Bukit Mertajam to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Phone
03-7885 2585
Email
suggest@rapidkl.com.my
Website
myrapid.com.my
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 1 - RM 8
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
RM 2
Car
RM 8
Bicycle
RM 2
Motorcycle
RM 2
Tricycle
RM 3

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The quickest flight from Penang Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by KBES (Konsortium Bas Ekspres), arrive at KL Sentral station.

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Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Kuala Lumpur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur is 340 km. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Lumpur.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Penang Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4848+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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