There are 9 ways to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok by car, plane, train, bus or night bus

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

Recommended option

Drive to Narathiwat, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Narathiwat
  2. Fly from Narathiwat (NAW) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) NAW - BKK

$52 - $157

Cheapest option

Train  •  20 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Hua Lamphong 38 Sungai Kolok - Hua Lamphong - VIP Sleeper / ...

$21 - $70

7 alternative options

Drive to Narathiwat, fly to Don Muang  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Narathiwat
  2. Fly from Narathiwat (NAW) to Don Muang (DMK) NAW - DMK

$42 - $187

Fly Kota Bharu to Suvarnabhumi  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KBR - BKK

$75 - $377

Fly Kota Bharu to Don Muang  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Don Muang (DMK) KBR - DMK

$80 - $187

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) HDY - BKK

$60 - $240

Minivan, bus  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala
  2. Take the bus from Yala to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$44 - $64

Minivan, night bus  •  22 h

  1. Take the Minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala
  2. Take the night bus from Pattani Bus Station to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal

$50 - $53

Drive  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Bangkok 766.7 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Kota Bharu, Malaysia and Bangkok, Thailand?

Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways International and five other airlines fly from Kota Bharu to Bangkok hourly. Alternatively, State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Kota Bharu to Bangkok 3 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $65 and the journey takes 19 h 50 min.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Narathiwat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Kota Bharu to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $390
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Narathiwat to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from Hat Yai to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $210
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Kota Bharu to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Lumpur, Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Kota Bharu to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Lumpur, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Narathiwat to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Kota Bharu to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Train from Sungai Kolok to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Seat)
$17 - $24
2nd Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Minivan
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Yala
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Siam Lane Tour (Siam Dernrod)
Website
12go.asia
Night bus from Pattani Bus Station to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kota Bharu to Bangkok?

The distance between Kota Bharu and Bangkok is 868 km. The road distance is 1227 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok?

The cheapest way to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok is to train which costs RM 80 - RM 280 and takes 20 h 31 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok?

The quickest way to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok is to drive and fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs RM 200 - RM 650.

How long does it take to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok?

It takes approximately 4 h 12 min to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok, including transfers.