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

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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Drive to Narathiwat, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  4 h 8 min

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

$47 - $150

Cheapest option

Train  •  20 h 31 min

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

$20 - $65

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Drive to Narathiwat, fly to Don Muang  •  4 h 33 min

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

$38 - $181

Fly Kota Bharu to Suvarnabhumi  •  7 h 14 min

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

$74 - $367

Fly Kota Bharu to Don Muang  •  7 h 20 min

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

$80 - $183

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  7 h 27 min

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

$59 - $239

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Don Muang  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Don Muang (DMK) HDY - DMK

$45 - $190

Bus  •  23 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Kota Bharu to Kangar
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$36 - $55

Drive  •  17 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Bangkok 766.7 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok is to train which costs RM 80 - RM 270 and takes 20 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok is to drive and fly which costs RM 190 - RM 650 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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The distance between Kota Bharu and Bangkok is 868 km. The road distance is 1226.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kota Bharu to Kota Bharu Airport is to bus which takes 16 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kota Bharu to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 542.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

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

Malaysia Airlines, Thai Airways International and four 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 $16 - $60 and the journey takes 19 h 50 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
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 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $410
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 58 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
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Don Muang via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
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)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Sungai Kolok to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$9 - $12
2nd Class (Seat)
$16 - $23
2nd Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$45 - $60
Bus operators
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Kota Bharu to Kangar
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com

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