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There are 3 ways to get from Kuala Besut to Pattani by car, train or bus

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Recommended option

Drive, train

  1. Drive from Kuala Besut to Sungai Kolok
  2. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Pattani

2 alternative options

Bus, line 21 bus, minivan

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Kota Bharu
  2. Take the line 21 bus from Terminal Kota Bharu to Rantau Panjang
  3. Take the minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala

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  1. Drive from Kuala Besut to Pattani
Malaysia → Thailand
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International entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Foreign nationals are required to obtain Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Thai embassy or consulate
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Foreign nationals are required to obtain Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Thai embassy or consulate
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test are exempt from compulsory quarantine if travelling to the following islands: Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Pha Ngan and Koh Tao. They must stay on the island for at least 14 days before travelling to other regions
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan and Vietnam

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Rules to follow in Thailand

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Thailand from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pattani is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pattani is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pattani is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Thailand is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 1 Dec 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Besut to Pattani is to drive which costs RM 45 - RM 70 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Besut to Pattani is to drive which costs RM 45 - RM 70 and takes 3h 37m.

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The distance between Kuala Besut and Pattani is 185 km. The road distance is 230.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Besut to Pattani without a car is to bus and line 21 bus and minivan which takes 8h 1m and costs RM 70 - RM 75.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Kuala Besut to Pattani, including transfers.

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Pattani is 1h behind Kuala Besut. It is currently 12:41 AM in Kuala Besut and 11:41 PM in Pattani.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Besut to Pattani is 230 km. It takes approximately 3h 37m to drive from Kuala Besut to Pattani.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Besut to Pattani.
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  • Distance: 184.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Kuala Besut, Malaysia and Pattani, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Kuala Besut to Pattani via Terminal Kota Bharu, Rantau Panjang, Sungai Kolok, Yala, and Pattani Bus Station in around 8h 1m.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Sungai Kolok to Pattani
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿65 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿65 - ฿180
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿270 - ฿370
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
Bus operators
Seven Seas Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+6019-558 4736
Email
booking@besutjetty.com
Website
besutjetty.com
Bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿279
Schedules at
besutjetty.com
Book at
besutjetty.com
Cityliner
Phone
+60 6762 7664
Website
cityliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Kota Bharu to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿41
Schedules at
cityliner.com.my
minivan
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Yala
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿120

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