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  •  5 h 24 min

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

$56 - $219

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Train  •  23 h 53 min

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

$27 - $79

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Don Muang  •  6 h 8 min

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

$39 - $189

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi  •  7 h 25 min

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

$122 - $1,103

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang  •  8 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Don Muang (DMK) SZB - DMK

$92 - $273

Bus The Transport Company  •  24 h 23 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

$38 - $51

Bus Piya  •  35 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Cameron Highlands
  2. Take the bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal

$50 - $54

Drive  •  19 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok 916.1 miles

$120 - $190

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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 23 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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 53 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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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok without a car is to train which takes 23 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok bus services, operated by Sri Maju, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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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 7 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 23 h 53 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 24 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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  • Distance: 742.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

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

Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and six 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 23 h 53 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 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 Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 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 Kota Bharu, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Penang
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Penang, Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $440
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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 Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
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
4 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Don Muang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
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 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
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
CS Travel & Tours
Website
cstravel.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Cameron Highlands
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cstravel.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Unititi express
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
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
$22
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia

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Bangkok is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:34 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 11:34 PM in Bangkok.

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 1466 km. It takes approximately 19 h 12 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok.

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

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There are 2976+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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