There are 8 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 StarMart Express, ferry  •  7 h 18 min

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

$41 - $50

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Gemas
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Johor Bahru Sentral
  3. Take the ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre

$26 - $31

6 alternative options

Bus Aeroline, ferry  •  7 h 19 min

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

$41 - $46

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Singapore, ferry  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Singapore (SIN) KUL - SIN
  3. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$52 - $180

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Johor Bahru, ferry  •  5 h 12 min

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

$43 - $90

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Batam  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Batam (BTH) SZB - BTH

$27 - $238

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru, ferry  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Johor Bahru (JHB) SZB - JHB
  2. Take the ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre

$39 - $112

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore, subway, ferry  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Singapore (SIN) SZB - SIN
  2. Take the subway from Tanah Merah to Outram Park
  3. Take the ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre

$60 - $247

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

Malindo Airways flies from Kuala Lumpur to Batam 6 times a week.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $600
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $180
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Batam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $110
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,500
Saudia
Website
saudia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,200
Uzbekistan
Website
uzairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $8
Platinum
$9 - $11
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gemas to Johor Bahru Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$2 - $4
Superior
$4 - $6
Superior Night
$6 - $8
Premier
$9 - $10
Premier Night
$12 - $16
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
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
Grassland Express
Website
grasslandsg.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Complex
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
grasslandsg.com
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Golden Mile Complex
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia
Aeroline
Website
aeroline.com.my
Bus from Corus Hotel Kuala Lumpur to HarbourFront
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
aeroline.com.my
Ferry operators
Batam Fast Ferries
Website
batamfast.com
Ferry from Harbourfront Centre to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
batamfast.com
Majestic Fast Ferry
Website
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Ferry from Harbour Front to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
majesticfastferry.com.sg
Consortium Ferry
Website
ferrytomalaysia.com
Ferry from Johor Bahru to Batam Centre
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
ferrytomalaysia.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Batam is 341 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Batam is to train and ferry which costs RM 100 - RM 130 and takes 9 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Batam is to fly which takes 4 h 17 min and costs RM 100 - RM 950.

It takes approximately 7 h 18 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Batam, including transfers.