There are 8 ways to get from Khao Lak to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus 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  •  6 h 3 min

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

$102 - $260

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Bus, train  •  17 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani station
  2. Take the train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

$38 - $79

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Fly Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Phuket (HKT) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) HKT - SZB

$153 - $914

Bus to Krabi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  8 h 5 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

$85 - $230

Bus, train via Hat Yai  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani station
  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

$46 - $108

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

$56 - $58

Bus, Mini Van  •  23 h 13 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 - $56

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 ฿1700 - ฿1900 and takes 23 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 ฿3300 - ฿8500 and takes 6 h 3 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 bus and train which takes 16 h 38 min and costs ฿1500 - ฿3600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 3 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 8 h 55 min and costs ฿4900 - ฿30000. Alternatively, you can bus and Mini Van, which costs ฿1830 - ฿1880 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 8:15 AM in Khao Lak and 9:15 AM 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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SilkAir, Singapore Airlines, Malindo Airways and three other airlines 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: 6 h 3 min

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

Firefly, Malindo Airways and five 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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Krabi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 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 Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Penang, Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $340
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur Subang via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $40
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
Train from Suratthani Train Station to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
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
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Phang Nga to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
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
$26
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

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