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

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

Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. 38 Sungai Kolok - Hua Lamphong - VIP Sleeper / ...

$13 - $40

3 alternative options

Minivan  •  7 h 40 min

$24 - $27

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. 185 miles

$26 - $40

Fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. KBR - HDY

$60 - $163

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, Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $260
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 - $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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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai is to train which costs RM 50 - RM 170 and takes 4 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs RM 50 - RM 170.

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