There are 3 ways to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai by train, 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.

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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

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai 185 miles

$13 - $20

Fly  •  7 h 4 min

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

$55 - $154

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai is to drive which costs RM 55 - RM 85 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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

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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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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 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 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, Malindo Airways, AirAsia and eight other airlines fly from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai hourly.

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
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
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
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 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $330
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

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