There are 5 ways to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District by train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 20 min

$51 - $93

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 39 min

$56 - $71

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. 268.5 miles

$20 - $29

Fly to Ipoh  •  9 h 46 min

  1. HDY - IPH

$141 - $532

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. HDY - KUL

$90 - $274

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 Ipoh in around 7 h 20 min. Alternatively, Thai Good Travel operates a bus from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District once daily. Tickets cost $21 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
9 h 17 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
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 Ipoh
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $9
Gold
$12 - $14
Platinum
$15 - $18
Train from KL Sentral to Kampar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$6 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Thai Good Travel
Website
thaigoodtravel.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
thaigoodtravel.com
Book at
easybook.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Hat Yai and Cameron Highlands District is 298 km. The road distance is 430 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District is to drive which costs ฿600 - ฿950 and takes 5 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District is to drive which takes 5 h 15 min and costs ฿600 - ฿950.

It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Hat Yai to Cameron Highlands District, including transfers.