There are 5 ways to get from Butterworth to Nakhon Si Thammarat (State) by train, car ferry, bus, car, plane or taxi

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KTM Komuter, train  •  7 h 34 min

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

$13 - $40

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Car ferry, Mini Van, bus  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Thung Song

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Thung Song 233.4 miles

$30 - $50

Car ferry to Penang, fly, taxi  •  7 h 27 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 a taxi from Phuket to Thung Yai

$151 - $303

KTM Komuter to Hat Yai, fly, taxi  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Phuket (HKT) HDY - HKT
  3. Take a taxi from Phuket to Thung Yai

$152 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Nakhon Si Thammarat (State) is to KTM Komuter and train which costs RM 55 - RM 170 and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Nakhon Si Thammarat (State) is to drive which costs RM 130 - RM 200 and takes 4 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Butterworth to Nakhon Si Thammarat (State). However, there are services departing from Butterworth and arriving at Thung Song via Padang Besar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 34 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Nakhon Si Thammarat (State) is 371 km. The road distance is 373.4 km.

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The best way to get from Butterworth to Nakhon Si Thammarat (State) without a car is to KTM Komuter and train which takes 7 h 34 min and costs RM 55 - RM 170.

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Butterworth to Nakhon Si Thammarat (State), including transfers.

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Butterworth to Nakhon Si Thammarat (State) train services, operated by KTM Komuter, depart from Butterworth station.

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The quickest flight from Penang Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Butterworth to Nakhon Si Thammarat (State).
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  • Distance: 232 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Butterworth, Malaysia and Nakhon Si Thammarat (State), Thailand?

You can take a train from Butterworth to Thung Song via Padang Besar and Padang Besar in around 7 h 34 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
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
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
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
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
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
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
Other operators
Taxi from Phuket to Thung Yai
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Phuket Taxi
Website
phukettaxi.com

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