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

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KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Don Muang  •  6 h

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

$33 - $153

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KTM Komuter, train  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar Butterworth
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC

$19 - $65

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KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  5 h 36 min

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

$48 - $203

Car ferry to Penang, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  5 h 30 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

$52 - $175

Car ferry to Penang, fly to Don Muang  •  6 h 14 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

$42 - $215

Bus  •  19 h 24 min

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

$32 - $54

KTM Komuter, bus  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal

Drive  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Bangkok 706.3 miles

$95 - $150

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The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Bangkok is to KTM Komuter and train which costs RM 80 - RM 270 and takes 20 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Bangkok is to car ferry and fly which costs RM 210 - RM 750 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 6 min.

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

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The best way to get from Butterworth to Bangkok without a car is to KTM Komuter and bus which takes 19 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Butterworth to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Butterworth to Bangkok train services, operated by KTM Komuter, depart from Butterworth station.

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The best way to get from Butterworth to Bangkok is to bus which takes 19 h 24 min and costs RM 130 - RM 230. Alternatively, you can KTM Komuter and train, which costs RM 80 - RM 270 and takes 20 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Hat Yai Airport to Don Muang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bangkok is 1 h behind Butterworth. It is currently 4:17 PM in Butterworth and 3:17 PM in Bangkok.

Map of how to get from Butterworth to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 580.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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

You can take a bus from Butterworth to Bangkok via Kuala Perlis, Satun, Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal, and Mochit 2 Bus Depot in around 19 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Butterworth to Bangkok via Padang Besar and Padang Besar in around 20 h 6 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Penang to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Flights from Penang to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $250
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $240
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 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Piya
Phone
0-2894-6330-2
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
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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Butterworth to Bangkok train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Hua Lamphong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Butterworth to Bangkok is 1130 km. It takes approximately 15 h 39 min to drive from Butterworth to Bangkok.

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Nok Air, Thai Lion Mentari and Thai AirAsia offer flights from Hat Yai Airport to Don Muang Airport.

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