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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani by plane, car, bus or train

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Fly from Kuala Lumpur, drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) KUL - KBR
  2. Drive from Sultan Ismail Petra to Pattani

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Bus, minivan  •  15h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Putrajaya Sentral to Rantau Panjang
  2. Take the minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala

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Bus to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, fly, drive  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Klia T2 to Subang Skypark
  2. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) SZB - KBR
  3. Drive from Sultan Ismail Petra to Pattani

Train, bus, Mini Bus  •  13h 19m

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
  3. Take the Mini Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station

Train, bus  •  13h 26m

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Gurun
  3. Take the train from Gurun to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  5. Take the train from Hat Yai to Pattani

Train, bus, minivan  •  15h 5m

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
  3. Take the minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala

Drive  •  7h 33m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani 653.7 km
Malaysia → Thailand
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International entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents, visa holders and residents from Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Monaco, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan and Vietnam

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan in the past 14 days

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Conditions of entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • 14-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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  • 14-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


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Thailand from Malaysia.

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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: 15 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani is to bus and minivan, which costs RM 95 - RM 110 and takes 15h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani is to fly and drive which costs RM 170 - RM 550 and takes 4h 9m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) and Pattani is 461 km. The road distance is 653.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani without a car is to train and bus and Mini Bus which takes 13h 19m and costs RM 110 - RM 170.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Pattani is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL). It is currently 3:06 PM in Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) and 2:06 PM in Pattani.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani is 654 km. It takes approximately 7h 33m to drive from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani.
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  • Distance: 460.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL), Malaysia and Pattani, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Pattani via Putrajaya & Cyberjaya, Putrajaya Sentral, Rantau Panjang, Sungai Kolok, Yala, and Pattani Bus Station in around 15h 7m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿3300
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿4000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿3300
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿4000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿3700
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿4800
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿250 - ฿440
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gurun to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿90 - ฿110
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿950
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)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Hat Yai to Pattani
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿55 - ฿1000
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)
฿55 - ฿170
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿250 - ฿350
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1000
Bus operators
Aerobus
Phone
+6010-292 3888
Website
aerobus.com.my
Bus from Klia T2 to Subang Skypark
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿104
Schedules at
aerobus.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Suasana Edaran
Phone
+60 3-2143 2299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
Ave. Duration
8h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿518
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿478
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Mini Bus
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Station to Pattani Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿100
Intercity Coach
Phone
+6012 4703155
Website
intercity.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Gurun
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿399
Schedules at
intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿377
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Queen Express
Phone
+6 09 742 2277
Email
QueenExpress77@gmail.com
Website
queenexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿359
Schedules at
queenexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
minivan
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Yala
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿120
Transnasional
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Putrajaya Sentral to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿403
Schedules at
redbus.my
Book at
easybook.com

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