There are 8 ways to get from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani by plane, train, bus, car ferry or car

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Fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Alor Setar (AOR) JHB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani

$34 - $91

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Train  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas KTM Intercity
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Sungai Petani

$16 - $28

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Fly to Penang, line 101 bus, car ferry, KTM Komuter  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Penang (PEN) JHB - PEN
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Teluk Bahang to Weld Quay
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Sungai Petani

$27 - $108

Fly to Ipoh, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Johor Bahru (JHB) to Ipoh (IPH) JHB - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Sungai Petani

$42 - $151

Bus Mayang Sari Express  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Sungai Petani

$18

Bus, train  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Sungai Petani

$18 - $28

Bus S&S International (M) Express  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bas Kluang
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bas Kluang to Sungai Petani

$20

Drive  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani 443.1 miles

$30 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JB Larkin Terminal and arriving at Sungai Petani. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani. However, there are services departing from Johor Bahru Sentral and arriving at Sungai Petani via Gemas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 17 min.

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The distance between Johor Bahru and Sungai Petani is 590 km. The road distance is 709 km.

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The best way to get from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani, including transfers.

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Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani bus services, operated by Mayang Sari Express, depart from JB Larkin Terminal station.

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Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani train services, operated by KTM Malaysia Railway, depart from Johor Bahru Sentral station.

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The best way to get from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani is to bus which takes 9 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 12 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Johor Bahru Airport to Alor Setar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani bus services, operated by Mayang Sari Express, arrive at Sungai Petani station.

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Map of how to get from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani.
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  • Distance: 368.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

What companies run services between Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Sungai Petani, Malaysia?

Mayang Sari Express operates a bus from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani once daily. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani via Gemas in around 12 h 17 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Johor Bahru to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $110
Flights from Johor Bahru to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Johor Bahru to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Flights from Johor Bahru to Penang via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Butterworth to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
Train from Ipoh to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Train from KL Sentral to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $21
Train from Gemas to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $14
Gold
$19 - $21
Platinum
$25 - $29
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$2 - $3
Superior
$4 - $6
Superior Night
$5 - $8
Premier
$8 - $10
Premier Night
$12 - $15
Bus operators
Rapid Penang
Phone
+6042381212
Email
rapidcare@prasarana.com.my
Website
rapidpg.com.my
Bus from Teluk Bahang to Weld Quay
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rapidpg.com.my
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
KKKL Express
Phone
012-784 9999
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.my
Website
kkklexpress.com
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bas Kluang
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Larkin Terminal Johor Baru to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
S&S International (M) Express
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Terminal Bas Kluang
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bas Kluang to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Sungai Petani station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani is 709 km. It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to drive from Johor Bahru to Sungai Petani.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Johor Bahru Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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There are 93+ hotels available in Sungai Petani. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Johor Bahru to Johor Bahru Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs .

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