There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis by car, train, bus, taxi 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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Drive, train  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Besut to Sungai Kolok
  2. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar

$32 - $88

Cheapest option

Bus Ekspres Perdana  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana Alor Setar

$12

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Bus E-Mutiara Express  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Butterworth
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis

$15 - $17

Bus S.P Bumi  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Perlis

$20

Taxi  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis 259.6 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis 259.6 miles

$19 - $29

Taxi, fly to Alor Setar  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  2. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Alor Setar (AOR) KBR - AOR

$66 - $187

Taxi, fly to Penang, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  2. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Penang (PEN) KBR - PEN
  3. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis

$53 - $126

Taxi, fly to Hat Yai, Mini Van  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  2. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Hat Yai (HDY) KBR - HDY
  3. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai Airport to Pakbara Pier, Satun

$86 - $195

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis. However, there are services departing from Kuala Besut and arriving at Kuala Perlis via Butterworth Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

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The distance between Kuala Besut and Kuala Perlis is 275 km. The road distance is 415.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis, including transfers.

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Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis bus services, operated by E-Mutiara Express, depart from Kuala Besut station.

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There is no direct flight from Kota Bharu Airport to Alor Setar Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis bus services, operated by Express Kesatuan, arrive at Kuala Perlis station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis is 415 km. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis.

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Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Airways, Firefly and AirAsia offer flights from Kota Bharu Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Kuala Perlis. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis.
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  • Distance: 171.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

What companies run services between Kuala Besut, Malaysia and Kuala Perlis, Malaysia?

You can take a bus from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis via Butterworth and Butterworth Bus Terminal in around 10 h 26 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Penang, Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Flights from Kota Bharu to Penang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Penang, Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $160
Flights from Kota Bharu to Penang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
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
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $170
Flights from Kota Bharu to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Hat Yai via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 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
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Bus operators
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bas Persiaran
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
easybook.com
S.P Bumi
Website
spbumi.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
spbumi.com.my
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pakbara Pier, Satun
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Besut to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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