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There are 4 ways to get from Kuala Besut to Langkawi Cable Car by car, train, ferry, bus, car ferry, taxi or plane

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Drive, train, ferry  •  10h 41m

  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
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi

$25 - $87

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, ferry  •  12h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Butterworth
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal

$44 - $48

Bus, ferry  •  12h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana Alor Setar
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi

$30 - $33

Taxi, fly  •  4h

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Sultan Ismail Petra
  2. Fly from Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) to Langkawi (LGK) KBR - LGK

$56 - $152

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Besut to Langkawi Cable Car is to bus and ferry which costs RM 120 - RM 140 and takes 12h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Besut to Langkawi Cable Car is to taxi and fly which costs RM 230 - RM 650 and takes 4h.

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The distance between Kuala Besut and Langkawi Cable Car is 325 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Besut to Langkawi Cable Car without a car is to bus and car ferry and ferry which takes 12h 19m and costs RM 180 - RM 200.

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It takes approximately 10h 41m to get from Kuala Besut to Langkawi Cable Car, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Langkawi Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 50m and has one stopover.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Firefly and AirAsia offer flights from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Langkawi Airport.

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There are 449+ hotels available in Langkawi Cable Car. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Besut to Langkawi Cable Car.
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  • Distance: 202.9 miles
  • Duration: 10h 41m

What companies run services between Kuala Besut, Malaysia and Langkawi Cable Car, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Besut to Langkawi Cable Car. However, you can take the drive to Sungai Kolok, take the train to Hat Yai, take the train to Padang Besar, take the train to Arau, take the drive to Kuala Perlis, take the ferry to Langkawi, then take the drive to Langkawi Cable Car. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuala Besut to Langkawi Cable Car via Butterworth, Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, Swettenham Pier, and Kuah Ferry Terminal in around 12h 19m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Penang, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Penang, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Langkawi via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
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 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $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
7h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Besut to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
57m
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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