There are 4 ways to get from Ipoh to Hat Yai by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 54 min

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

$16 - $42

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Bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Hat Yai

$9

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Ipoh to Hat Yai 210.4 miles

$15 - $23

Fly  •  4 h 28 min

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

$82 - $364

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The cheapest way to get from Ipoh to Hat Yai is to bus which costs RM 35 and takes 5 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipoh to Hat Yai is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 95 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Amanjaya and arriving at Hat Yai. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipoh to Hat Yai. However, there are services departing from Ipoh and arriving at Hat Yai via Padang Besar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 54 min.

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The distance between Ipoh and Hat Yai is 276 km. The road distance is 336.6 km.

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The best way to get from Ipoh to Hat Yai without a car is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs RM 65 - RM 180.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to get from Ipoh to Hat Yai, including transfers.

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Ipoh to Hat Yai bus services, operated by Sri Theven Express, depart from Terminal Amanjaya station.

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Ipoh to Hat Yai train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Ipoh station.

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The best way to get from Ipoh to Hat Yai is to train which takes 4 h 54 min and costs RM 65 - RM 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 35 and takes 5 h 43 min, you could also fly, which costs RM 340 - RM 1500 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Ipoh to Hat Yai.
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  • Distance: 172.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

What companies run services between Ipoh, Malaysia and Hat Yai, Thailand?

You can take a train from Ipoh to Hat Yai via Padang Besar in around 4 h 54 min. Alternatively, Sri Theven Express operates a bus from Ipoh to Hat Yai once daily. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 5 h 43 min.

Airlines
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Ipoh to Hat Yai via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ipoh to Hat Yai via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $9
Gold
$11 - $13
Platinum
$15 - $18
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
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
Bus operators
Sri Theven Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com

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There is no direct flight from Ipoh Airport to Hat Yai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Ipoh to Hat Yai bus services, operated by Sri Theven Express, arrive at Hat Yai station.

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Hat Yai is 1 h behind Ipoh. It is currently 2:50 AM in Ipoh and 1:50 AM in Hat Yai.

Ipoh to Hat Yai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Hat Yai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipoh to Hat Yai is 337 km. It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to drive from Ipoh to Hat Yai.

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Firefly, Jetstar Asia Airways and Scoot Tigerair offer flights from Ipoh Airport to Hat Yai Airport.

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There are 191+ hotels available in Hat Yai. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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