There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok by train, plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KUL - BKK

$60 - $216

Cheapest option

Train  •  21 h 53 min

  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 Hua Lamphong

$33 - $103

5 alternative options

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Don Muang  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Don Muang (DMK) KUL - DMK

$44 - $187

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) SZB - BKK

$122 - $1,103

Bus  •  24 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal

$39 - $52

Bus, Mini Van  •  27 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Nibong
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal

$43 - $44

Drive  •  19 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok 916.1 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is to bus and Mini Van which costs RM 176 - RM 179 and takes 27 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is to train and fly which costs RM 240 - RM 900 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok is 1187 km. The road distance is 1465.7 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Wat Ratchanatdaram via Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Mochit 2 Bus Depot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Hua Lamphong via Padang Besar and Hat Yai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 53 min.

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

Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok via Padang Besar and Hat Yai in around 21 h 53 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
36 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
5 h 23 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 Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $55
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$14 - $20
2nd Class (Berth)
$23 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $55
Bus operators
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
KBES
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Piya
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia

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