There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Thong Sala by plane, bus and ferry, ferry, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Koh Samui  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Koh Samui (USM) KUL - USM

$140 - $418

Cheapest option

Bus, Minivan, bus and ferry  •  21 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
  2. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$35 - $43

5 alternative options

Fly to Krabi, bus and ferry  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Krabi (KBV) KUL - KBV
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Krabi Lomprayah Bus Terminal to Koh Phangan

$58 - $192

Fly to Surat Thani, ferry  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Surat Thani (URT) KUL - URT
  2. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$57 - $315

Train, Minivan, ferry  •  17 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
  3. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
  4. Take the ferry from Lomprayah Tapee River Surat Thani City to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$70 - $102

Train, bus and ferry  •  19 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani station to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$54 - $115

Bus, Mini Van, bus and ferry  •  22 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
  2. Take the Mini Van from Songkhla to Suratthani
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan

$45 - $56

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Thong Sala is to bus and Minivan and bus and ferry which costs RM 140 - RM 180 and takes 21 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Thong Sala is to fly which costs RM 550 - RM 1700 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) and Thong Sala is 796 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Thong Sala, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Thong Sala. However, there are services departing from Klia T1 and arriving at Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan via Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Surat Thani. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 57 min.

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

Bangkok Airways, Thai Airways International and two other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Thong Sala every 4 hours.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $250
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Hat Yai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Don Muang, Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Phuket
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Koh Samui via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $20
Platinum
$24 - $28
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
Train from Hat Yai to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$27 - $35
Bus operators
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Raja Ferry
Website
rajaferryport.com
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani station to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
rajaferryport.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Surat Thani to Thong Sala Koh Pha Ngan
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
rajaferryport.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Mini Van
Bus from Songkhla to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Ferry operators

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