There are 5 ways to get from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah by train, bus, car ferry, ferry, taxi 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

KTM Komuter  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Alor Setar Butterworth

$8 - $10

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth to Alor Setar

$7 - $10

3 alternative options

Car ferry, ferry  •  5 h 44 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 Kuala Kedah

$20 - $29

Taxi  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah 64.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah 64.9 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah is to drive which costs RM 19 - RM 29 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah is to taxi which costs RM 230 - RM 280 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Kuala Kedah is 78 km. The road distance is 103.8 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct ferry from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah. However, there are services departing from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal and arriving at Kuala Kedah via Penang and Langkawi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 44 min.

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What companies run services between Butterworth, Malaysia and Kuala Kedah, Malaysia?

KTM Komuter operates a train from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah every 4 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 8 min. Alternatively, KBES operates a bus from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Cepat Express also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
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
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
Ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.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
Other operators
Taxi from Butterworth to Kuala Kedah
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Penang Taxi Drivers Association
Phone
+604 262 5721
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Limo Cab
Phone
+60 320781000
Website
limocab.com.my
Sunshine Radio Taxi
Phone
+604 642 5961
Website
penang-traveltips.com

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