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There are 9 ways to get from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Phuket to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) HKT - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$100 - $259

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Bus, Mini Van via Terminal Sungai Nibong  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Penang
  3. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong to Hentian Duta

$50 - $52

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Fly Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  9 h

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) HKT - SZB

$152 - $913

Bus to Krabi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
  2. Fly from Krabi (KBV) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KBV - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$83 - $229

Bus, train  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Satun
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$65 - $85

Taxi, train  •  17 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Khao Lak to Khiri Ratthanikhom
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$126 - $232

Bus Alisan Golden Coach Express, Mini Van  •  20 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hatyai to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$54 - $56

Bus, Mini Van  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok
  2. Take the Mini Van from Khao Sok to Sungai Kolok
  3. Take the bus from Rantau Panjang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$52 - $55

Drive  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur 578.1 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur is to bus and Mini Van which costs ฿1650 - ฿1700 and takes 21 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ฿3200 - ฿8500 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Khao Lak and Kuala Lumpur is 718 km. The road distance is 925 km.

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The best way to get from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to taxi and train which takes 17 h 21 min and costs ฿4100 - ฿8000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur is to fly which takes 9 h and costs ฿4900 - ฿30000. Alternatively, you can bus and Mini Van, which costs ฿1780 - ฿1830 and takes 20 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Phuket Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Kuala Lumpur is 1 h ahead of Khao Lak. It is currently 1:08 PM in Khao Lak and 2:08 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur is 925 km. It takes approximately 11 h 47 min to drive from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur.

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Malindo Airways, SilkAir, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Phuket Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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Map of how to get from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 449 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Khao Lak, Phangnga, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Firefly, Malindo Airways and six other airlines fly from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur via Khao Lak, Khao Sok, Hat Yai, and Hatyai in around 20 h 23 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Satun
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
bus
Bus from Khao Lak to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Mini Van
Bus from Khao Sok to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Bus from Khao Sok to Penang
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
KBES
Mini Van
Bus from Khao Sok to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Rantau Panjang to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Khao Lak to Khiri Ratthanikhom
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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