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There are 8 ways to get from Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, taxi, 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 to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  4h 30m

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

RM 167 - RM 832

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Bus, minivan, train  •  16h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 118 - RM 161

6 alternative options

Fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  7h 17m

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

RM 390 - RM 3523

Taxi, bus, train  •  15h 54m

  1. Take a taxi from Phuket to Krabi Bus
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Satun
  3. Take the train from Arau to Kuala Lumpur

RM 394 - RM 493

Bus, train  •  17h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Nakhon Si Thammarat
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hat Yai Bus Station
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur

RM 119 - RM 273

Bus  •  18h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Nakhon Si Thammarat
  2. Take the bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hat Yai Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

RM 143 - RM 153

Bus, minivan  •  19h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
  3. Take the bus from Kangar to Pudu Sentral

RM 132 - RM 135

Drive  •  12h 20m

  1. Drive from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur 602.2 miles

RM 350 - RM 550

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The cheapest way to get from Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur is to bus and minivan which costs ฿1030 - ฿1060 and takes 19h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which costs ฿1300 - ฿7000 and takes 4h 30m.

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The distance between Ko Phuket and Kuala Lumpur is 652 km. The road distance is 963.5 km.

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The best way to get from Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to bus and minivan and train which takes 16h 16m and costs ฿900 - ฿1300.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m to get from Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur is to fly which takes 7h 17m and costs ฿3000 - ฿28000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ฿1100 - ฿1250 and takes 18h 19m.

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

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Kuala Lumpur is 1h ahead of Ko Phuket. It is currently 12:48 PM in Ko Phuket and 1:48 PM in Kuala Lumpur.

Yes, the driving distance between Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur is 963 km. It takes approximately 12h 20m to drive from Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur.

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Singapore Airlines, Bangkok Airways, 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 Ko Phuket to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 407.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Ko Phuket, Thailand and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Firefly, Malindo Airways and Malaysia Airlines fly from Thalang to Kuala Lumpur every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Nakhon Si Thammarat, Hat Yai Bus Station, Hat Yai Bus Station, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, and Bandar Tasik Selatan in around 18h 19m.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 1200
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 1200
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 1000
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
RM 260 - RM 1300
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 1400
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 240 - RM 1300
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 230 - RM 1200
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2000
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 450 - RM 800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 450 - RM 800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 3200
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 230 - RM 1200
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 450 - RM 800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang, Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 450 - RM 800
Flights from Phuket to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1500 - RM 3200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 900
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 230 - RM 1200
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 2000
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3500
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Phuket to Kuala Lumpur via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 3500
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
RM 40 - RM 70
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Arau to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 80
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
RM 46 - RM 50
Gold
RM 70 - RM 80
Platinum
RM 90 - RM 110
Train from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 45 - RM 85
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
RM 49 - RM 53
Gold
RM 70 - RM 85
Platinum
RM 95 - RM 120
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 6 - RM 120
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 7 - RM 20
2nd Class (Seat)
RM 30 - RM 45
2nd Class (Berth)
RM 70 - RM 95
1st Class (Berth)
RM 90 - RM 120
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Satun
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 27
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 51
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 7
Nakhonborrikarn
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Nakhon Si Thammarat
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 44
Schedules at
12go.asia
Bus from Nakhon Si Thammarat to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 24
Schedules at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
8h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 73
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
S&S International (M) Express
Phone
+603-7728 4789
Email
helpdesk@eticketing.my
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Kangar to Pudu Sentral
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 53
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Phuket to Krabi Bus
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Estimated price
RM 300 - RM 370
Phuket Taxi Meter
Phone
+66 81 958 2791
Website
phuket-taxi-meter.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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The best way to get from Ko Phuket to Phuket Airport is to bus which takes 10m and costs ฿50 - ฿95.

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