There are 4 ways to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 21 min

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

$13 - $40

3 alternative options

Minivan  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the Minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala
  2. Take the Minivan from Pattani Bus Station to Hat Yai Bus Station

$24 - $26

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai 185 miles

$26 - $40

Fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Hat Yai (HDY) KBR - HDY

$60 - $162

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The distance between Kota Bharu and Hat Yai is 218 km. The road distance is 296 km.

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The best way to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai without a car is to Minivan which takes 7 h 40 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can Minivan, which costs and takes 7 h 40 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Kota Bharu Airport to Hat Yai Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Hat Yai is 1 h behind Kota Bharu. It is currently 4:41 PM in Kota Bharu and 3:41 PM in Hat Yai.

Yes, the driving distance between Kota Bharu to Hat Yai is 296 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai.

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Malaysia Airlines, Firefly, AirAsia and two other airlines offer flights from Kota Bharu Airport to Hat Yai Airport.

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There are 201+ hotels available in Hat Yai. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kota Bharu to Kota Bharu Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai.
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  • Distance: 136 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

State Railway of Thailand operates a train from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai 5 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $35 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Sungai Kolok, Yala, and Pattani Bus Station in around 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $210
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
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
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3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Minivan
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Yala
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Minivan
Bus from Pattani Bus Station to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4

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