There are 7 ways to get from Butterworth to Krabi by train, bus, taxi, car ferry, ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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KTM Komuter, bus  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Bukit Ketri Butterworth
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station

$17 - $21

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Bus  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station

$18 - $24

KTM Komuter, train, taxi  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Thung Song
  3. Take a taxi from Thung Song to Krabi

$93 - $140

Car ferry, ferry  •  14 h 45 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Saladan Pier, Koh Lanta
  4. Take the ferry from Ko Lanta Pier to Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi

$115 - $159

Drive  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Krabi 293.5 miles

$40 - $60

KTM Komuter to Alor Setar, fly to Krabi  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Krabi (KBV) AOR - KBV

$45 - $202

Car ferry to Penang, fly to Phuket, Speed boat, ferry, Longtail Boat  •  8 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 Phuket (HKT) PEN - HKT
  3. Take the Speed boat from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
  4. Take the ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Railay Beach
  5. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier

$100 - $235

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The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Krabi is to KTM Komuter and bus which costs RM 70 - RM 90 and takes 8 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Krabi is to drive which costs RM 170 - RM 250 and takes 6 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Butterworth to Krabi. However, there are services departing from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal and arriving at Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi via Swettenham Pier, Langkawi and Ko Lanta Pier. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 45 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Krabi is 338 km. The road distance is 469.6 km.

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The best way to get from Butterworth to Krabi without a car is to KTM Komuter and train and taxi which takes 9 h 33 min and costs RM 380 - RM 600.

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It takes approximately 8 h 19 min to get from Butterworth to Krabi, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Alor Setar Airport to Krabi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Krabi is 1 h behind Butterworth. It is currently 2:35 AM in Butterworth and 1:35 AM in Krabi.

Yes, the driving distance between Butterworth to Krabi is 470 km. It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to drive from Butterworth to Krabi.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Alor Setar Airport to Krabi Airport.

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Map of how to get from Butterworth to Krabi.
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  • Distance: 211.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 19 min

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

You can take a bus from Butterworth to Krabi via Kuala Perlis and Satun in around 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
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
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
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
$20
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
$80 - $110
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Noi to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Ko Lanta Pier to Khlong Jilad Pier Krabi
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Noi
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay East to Krabi Town Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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