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Recommended option

Train, fly to Krabi  •  5 h 33 min

  1. KUL - KBV

$47 - $179

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  12 h 10 min

$26 - $38

6 alternative options

Train, fly to Phuket, ferry, Longtail Boat  •  7 h 10 min

  1. KUL - HKT

$93 - $255

Train, taxi  •  12 h 26 min

$119 - $194

Train, ferry, busferry  •  13 h 51 min

$100 - $111

Train, bus and ferry, busferry  •  18 h 10 min

$115 - $144

Bus, bus and ferry, busferry  •  19 h 36 min

$111

Drive  •  10 h 13 min

  1. 512.8 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ao Nang is 630 km. The road distance is 821 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang is to train and bus which costs RM 100 - RM 160 and takes 12 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang is to train and fly which takes 5 h 33 min and costs RM 180 - RM 750.

No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Ao Nang via Hat Yai station and Koh Lipe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 33 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang, including transfers.

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Ao Nang, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Krabi, take the walk to Krabi Airport, then take the bus to Ao Nang. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Phuket, take the taxi to Phuket Bang Rong Pier, take the ferry to Koh Yao Yai, take the ferry to Railay Beach, then take the Longtail Boat to Ao Nang.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 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
$23 - $28
Train from KL Sentral to Arau
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Hat Yai to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Langkawi to Ao Nang
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$77
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Bus and ferry from Koh Lipe to Ao Nang
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Rock'n'Row Thailand
Website
rocknrowthailand.com
Ferry from Phuket Bang Rong Pier to Koh Yao Yai
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rocknrowthailand.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Yao Yai to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Longtail Boat
Ferry from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
ticket.langkawi-ferry.com
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Ao Nang
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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