There are 6 ways to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kampar

$46 - $87

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Bus  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Amanjaya
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal

$13

4 alternative options

Mini Van, bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai to Penang
  2. Take the bus from Penang to Tanah Rata Cameron Highlands

$23 - $37

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District 268.5 miles

$20 - $29

Fly to Ipoh  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Ipoh (IPH) HDY - IPH

$181 - $422

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) HDY - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Take the train from KL Sentral to Kampar

$80 - $276

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The cheapest way to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District is to bus which costs ฿432 and takes 9 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District is to drive which costs ฿650 - ฿950 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District. However, there are services departing from Hat Yai and arriving at Tanah Rata Bus Terminal via Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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The distance between Hat Yai and Cameron Highlands District is 298 km. The road distance is 429.5 km.

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District without a car is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs ฿1400 - ฿2900.

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It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District, including transfers.

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Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District bus services, operated by Sri Theven Express, depart from Hat Yai station.

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The best way to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District is to train which takes 6 h 34 min and costs ฿1400 - ฿2900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿432 and takes 9 h 23 min, you could also fly, which costs ฿5500 - ฿14000 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hat Yai Airport to Ipoh Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District bus services, operated by Perak Transit, arrive at Tanah Rata Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District.
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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 34 min

What companies run services between Hat Yai, Thailand and Cameron Highlands District, Malaysia?

You can take a train from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District via Padang Besar and Kampar in around 6 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District via Terminal Amanjaya and Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Hat Yai to Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Hat Yai to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Kampar
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $10
Gold
$12 - $14
Platinum
$16 - $19
Train from KL Sentral to Kampar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $6
Gold
$6 - $7
Platinum
$8 - $10
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Sri Theven Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Rhinoariel Travel & Tours
Website
facebook.com
Bus from BHP Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh to Cameron Highlands
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai to Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Tanah Rata Cameron Highlands
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Hat Yai to Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia

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