There are 8 ways to get from Butterworth to Bangkok by car ferry, plane, bus, train, ferry, bus and ferry or car

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 to Suvarnabhumi  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) PEN - BKK

$53 - $177

Cheapest option

KTM Komuter, train  •  18 h 21 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong

$25 - $88

6 alternative options

Car ferry to Penang, fly to Don Muang, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Don Muang (DMK) PEN - DMK
  3. Take the bus from Tmb Headquarter to Opposite United Nations

$44 - $218

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HDY - BKK

$48 - $203

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Don Muang  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Don Muang (DMK) HDY - DMK

$34 - $154

Bus  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth to Kangar
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$29 - $48

Car ferry, ferry, bus and ferry  •  28 h 14 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Penang to Langkawi
  3. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
  4. Take the bus and ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Bangkok Khao San Road

$125 - $169

Drive  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Bangkok 706.3 miles

$95 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Bangkok is to bus which costs RM 110 - RM 200 and takes 19 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Bangkok is to KTM Komuter and fly which costs RM 190 - RM 850 and takes 5 h 31 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Bangkok is 929 km. The road distance is 1130 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Butterworth to Bangkok, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Butterworth to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Butterworth and arriving at Hua Lamphong via Padang Besar and Hat Yai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 21 min.

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What companies run services between Butterworth, Malaysia and Bangkok, Thailand?

You can take a train from Butterworth to Bangkok via Padang Besar and Hat Yai in around 18 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Butterworth to Bangkok via Kangar, Satun, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Mochit 2 Bus Depot in around 19 h 21 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Penang to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Train operators
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 - $6
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Hat Yai to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kangar
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Thai Sriram Tour
Website
thaisriram.com
Bus and ferry from Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta to Bangkok Khao San Road
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
thaisriram.com
Book at
easybook.com
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
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Penang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
ticket.langkawi-ferry.com
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com

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