There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Suvarnabhumi  •  5h 18m

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

฿2349 - ฿7077

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Train via Padang Besar  •  23h 44m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar KL Sentral / ...
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC

฿637 - ฿2506

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Don Muang  •  6h 2m

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

฿1719 - ฿8572

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi  •  6h 53m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) SZB - BKK

฿4068 - ฿22137

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Don Muang (DMK) SZB - DMK

฿3038 - ฿8132

Bus  •  26h 17m

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

฿1077 - ฿1785

Train  •  41h 10m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong

฿109136

Drive  •  19h 12m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok 1467.1 km

฿4000 - ฿6000

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is to train via Padang Besar which costs RM 85 - RM 340 and takes 23h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is to train and fly which costs RM 310 - RM 950 and takes 5h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Bangkok Hualamphong. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 41h 10m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Bangkok is 1187 km. The road distance is 1467.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok without a car is to train via Padang Besar which takes 23h 44m and costs RM 85 - RM 340.

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Kuala Lumpur station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is to fly which takes 6h 53m and costs RM 500 - RM 3000. Alternatively, you can train via Padang Besar, which costs RM 85 - RM 340 and takes 23h 44m, you could also bus, which costs RM 140 - RM 240 and takes 26h 17m.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Bangkok is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 6:33 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 5:33 AM in Bangkok.

Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 1187.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

Firefly, Thai Smile and five other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok via Padang Besar and Padang Besar in around 23h 44m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2400 - ฿10000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿15000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿9500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿10000 - ฿27000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿43200 - ฿43500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿9500 - ฿25000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿9500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿13000 - ฿33000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿8500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Senai
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿8500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Senai
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2800 - ฿12000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿12000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿12000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Alor Setar, Senai
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿14000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
฿3100 - ฿13000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿11000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿9500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3900 - ฿12000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿9500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Koh Samui
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿15000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿9500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿10000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2100 - ฿10000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Penang
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿10000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Senai
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿12000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿12000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Penang, Phuket
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿11000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿9000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Don Muang via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿12000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿17000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Suvarnabhumi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3900 - ฿12000
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿2000 - ฿9500
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿13000
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿12000
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6500
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿550
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 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿360 - ฿650
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿360 - ฿400
Gold
฿550 - ฿650
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿270 - ฿1900
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.thairailwayticket.com/eTSRT/default.aspx?language=1
3rd Class (Seat)
฿270 - ฿350
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿500 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1400 - ฿1900
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Phone
603-62637668
Website
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿592
Schedules at
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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
฿488
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿413
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia

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Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Hua Lamphong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok is 1467 km. It takes approximately 19h 12m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok.

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Royal Jordanian, Thai Smile, Thai Airways International and four other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 2388+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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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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