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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang by train, plane, ferry, taxi, bus or car

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Krabi  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Krabi (KBV) KUL - KBV

฿1426 - ฿65666

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Phuket, ferry, Longtail Boat  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT) KUL - HKT
  3. Take the ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Railay Beach
  4. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier

฿3286 - ฿44536

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket, ferry, Longtail Boat  •  9h 32m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Phuket (HKT) SZB - HKT
  2. Take the ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Railay Beach
  3. Take the Longtail Boat from Railay Beach to Ao Nang Pier

฿6528 - ฿12203

Train, taxi  •  13h

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Thung Song
  4. Take a taxi from Thung Song to Ao Nang

฿1893 - ฿4466

Train, Private Transfer, Mini Van  •  14h 57m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the Private Transfer from Padang Besar to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the Mini Van from Pak Bara Pier to Aonang

฿3623 - ฿3866

Bus, train, Private Transfer, Mini Van  •  16h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta to Gurun
  2. Take the train from Gurun to Padang Besar
  3. Take the Private Transfer from Padang Besar to Pak Bara Pier
  4. Take the Mini Van from Pak Bara Pier to Aonang

฿3742 - ฿3827

Drive  •  10h 6m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang 814.5 km

฿2200 - ฿3300

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Ao Nang is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ao Nang is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ao Nang is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang is to train and fly which costs RM 180 - RM 9000 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang is to train and fly which costs RM 180 - RM 9000 and takes 5h 57m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ao Nang is 630 km. The road distance is 814.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang without a car is to train and taxi which takes 13h and costs RM 250 - RM 600.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Krabi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Ao Nang is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 1:11 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 12:11 AM in Ao Nang.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang is 815 km. It takes approximately 10h 6m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang.

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AirAsia offers flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Krabi Airport.

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There are 753+ hotels available in Ao Nang. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ao Nang.
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  • Distance: 629.9 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

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 walk to Phuket Airport, take the bus to Thalang Temple, take the taxi to Ao Po Pier, Phuket, 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
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿3300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿6500
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2500 - ฿19000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿10000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2500 - ฿19000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿10000
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿280 - ฿420
Website
http://www.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
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿370 - ฿650
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿370 - ฿400
Gold
฿550 - ฿650
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
Train from Gurun to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿110 - ฿170
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿115 - ฿130
Gold
฿140 - ฿170
Platinum
฿180 - ฿210
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 Thung Song
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿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)
฿75 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿280 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
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
฿85 - ฿100
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
Dee Travels Hatyai
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Padang Besar to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
฿2700
Schedules at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Phone
074 750 770
Email
jollytravel@hotmail.com
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Pak Bara Pier to Aonang
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿550
Schedules at
jollytravel.in.th
Book at
12go.asia
Intercity Coach
Phone
+6012 4703155
Website
intercity.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta to Gurun
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿408
Schedules at
intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Ao Po Pier, Phuket to Railay Beach
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿1200
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
฿100
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Ao Nang
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿1800

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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