There are 4 ways to get from Butterworth to Aarau by car ferry, plane or train

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

Car ferry to Penang, fly, train  •  19 h 36 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Zurich (ZRH) PEN - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau

$394 - $1,563

Cheapest option

KTM Komuter to Alor Setar, fly, train  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Zurich (ZRH) AOR - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau

$300 - $818

2 alternative options

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly, train  •  19 h 52 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Zurich (ZRH) HDY - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau

$350 - $971

Train to Ipoh, fly, train  •  24 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Butterworth to Ipoh
  2. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Zurich (ZRH) IPH - ZRH
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Aarau

$498 - $1,168

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Aarau is to KTM Komuter and fly and train which costs RM 1200 - RM 3400 and takes 21 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Aarau is to car ferry and fly and train which costs RM 1600 - RM 6500 and takes 19 h 36 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Aarau is 9740 km.

It takes approximately 19 h 36 min to get from Butterworth to Aarau, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Penang Airport to Zurich Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Aarau is 7 h behind Butterworth. It is currently 5:09 PM in Butterworth and 11:09 AM in Aarau.

Singapore Airlines, Thai Smile, Malaysia Airlines and six other airlines offer flights from Penang Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 186+ hotels available in Aarau. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Butterworth to Aarau.
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  • Distance: 6087.5 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 36 min

What companies run services between Butterworth, Malaysia and Aarau, Switzerland?

There is no direct connection from Butterworth to Aarau. However, you can take the car ferry to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, take the walk to Weld Quay, take the bus to Penang Airport, take the walk to Penang airport, fly to Zurich, take the walk to Zürich Flughafen, take the train to Zürich HB, then take the train to Aarau. Alternatively, you can take the KTM Komuter to Padang Besar, take the drive to Hat Yai airport, fly to Zurich, take the walk to Zürich Flughafen, take the train to Zürich HB, then take the train to Aarau.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Penang to Zurich via Singapore
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Penang to Zurich via Singapore, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Hat Yai to Zurich via Singapore
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Singapore
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Ipoh to Zurich via Singapore
Ave. Duration
19 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Flights from Ipoh to Zurich via Singapore, Munich
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,500
Flights from Ipoh to Zurich via Singapore, Warsaw
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Ipoh to Zurich via Singapore, Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Penang to Zurich via Singapore
Ave. Duration
16 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Hat Yai to Zurich via Singapore
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Hat Yai to Zurich via Suvarnabhumi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Singapore
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Ipoh to Zurich via Singapore
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,500
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Dubai
Ave. Duration
20 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Penang to Zurich via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
17 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,800
Flights from Hat Yai to Zurich via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
15 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Hat Yai to Zurich via Suvarnabhumi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Penang to Zurich via Doha
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Doha
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Flights from Ipoh to Zurich via Singapore, Doha
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
20 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Ipoh to Zurich via Singapore, Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Penang to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Dubai
Ave. Duration
20 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Zurich via Suvarnabhumi, Vienna
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Zurich via Suvarnabhumi, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, Istanbul
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Zurich via Kuala Lumpur, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Aarau
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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