There are 3 ways to get from Butterworth to Sadao by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

KTM Komuter  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar Butterworth

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Butterworth to Bukit Kayu Hitam

$4 - $5

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Butterworth to Sadao 97 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Butterworth to Sadao is to bus which costs RM 16 - RM 21 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Butterworth to Sadao is to drive which costs RM 30 - RM 45 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The distance between Butterworth and Sadao is 138 km. The road distance is 155.2 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Butterworth to Sadao, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Butterworth to Sadao is to KTM Komuter which takes 2 h 4 min and costs RM 22 - RM 29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 16 - RM 21 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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Sadao is 1 h behind Butterworth. It is currently 9:02 PM in Butterworth and 8:02 PM in Sadao.

Yes, the driving distance between Butterworth to Sadao is 155 km. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from Butterworth to Sadao.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Sadao. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 86.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

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

KTM Komuter operates a train from Butterworth to Sadao every 4 hours. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, Cepat Express operates a bus from Butterworth to Sadao twice daily. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min.

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
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Bukit Kayu Hitam
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com

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