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There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Batam by bus, ferry, train, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Aeroline, ferry  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur to HarbourFront
  2. Take the ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre

$44 - $45

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Train Eastern and Oriental Express, ferry  •  14 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Woodlands Train Checkpoint
  2. Take the ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre

$23 - $27

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Bus Grassland Express, ferry  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Complex
  2. Take the ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre

$43 - $53

Train KTM Malaysia Railway, ferry  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
  2. Take the train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral
  3. Take the ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre

$24 - $32

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Singapore Changi, subway, ferry  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Singapore Changi (SIN) KUL - SIN
  3. Take the subway from Tanah Merah to Outram Park
  4. Take the ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre

$52 - $183

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Hang Nadim  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Hang Nadim (BTH) SZB - BTH

$27 - $238

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Senai, ferry  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Senai (JHB) SZB - JHB
  2. Take the ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre

$37 - $110

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Singapore Changi, subway, ferry  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Singapore Changi (SIN) SZB - SIN
  2. Take the subway from Tanah Merah to Outram Park
  3. Take the ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre

$64 - $247

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Senai, ferry  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Senai (JHB) KUL - JHB
  3. Take the ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre

$37 - $91

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Batam is to train and ferry which costs RM 90 - RM 120 and takes 14 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Batam is to train and fly and subway and ferry which costs RM 210 - RM 800 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Batam is 341 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Batam without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 5 h 33 min and costs RM 182 - RM 187.

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

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Singapore Changi Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Batam is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 4:41 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 3:41 AM in Batam.

Air Mauritius, Uzbekistan, Ethiopian Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Singapore Changi Airport.

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There are 406+ hotels available in Batam. Prices start at $20 USD 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 5.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Batam.
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  • Distance: 213 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 33 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Batam, Indonesia?

Malindo Airways flies from Kuala Lumpur to Batam once daily.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Senai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Singapore Changi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Senai
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Senai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Senai
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $180
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Senai
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Hang Nadim
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Senai
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $110
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Senai
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $5
Gold
$5 - $6
Platinum
$6 - $8
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$3 - $4
Superior
$4 - $7
Superior Night
$6 - $9
Premier
$10 - $11
Premier Night
$14 - $17
Eastern and Oriental Express
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Woodlands Train Checkpoint
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
belmond.com
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
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Tanah Merah to Outram Park
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Bus operators
Aeroline
Website
aeroline.com.my
Bus from Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur to HarbourFront
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
aeroline.com.my
Grassland Express
Phone
6292 1166
Website
grasslandsg.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Complex
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
grasslandsg.com
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Tower Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Complex
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Majestic Fast Ferry
Website
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
0 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Batam Fast Ferries
Phone
+65 6270 2228
Email
reservations@batamfast.com
Website
batamfast.com
Ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
batamfast.com
Citra Indomas
Ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
tripbooking.co.id
Book at
easybook.com

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