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

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Train  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam

$8 - $15

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Bus Sri Maju  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Bukit Mertajam

$10

Bus Etika Express  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Butterworth

$9 - $11

Drive  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam 211.8 miles

$15 - $23

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  2. Take the bus from Penang Komtar to Bukit Mertajam

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$24 - $100

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, bus  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  3. Take the bus from Penang Komtar to Bukit Mertajam

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Alor Setar (AOR) KUL - AOR
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$25 - $101

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Bukit Mertajam. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Bukit Mertajam. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 58 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Bukit Mertajam is 282 km. The road distance is 338.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam without a car is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs .

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The train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam takes 3 h 58 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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

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Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam 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 Bukit Mertajam is to train which takes 3 h 58 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam bus services, operated by Sri Maju, arrive at Bukit Mertajam station.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam.
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  • Distance: 176.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 58 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Bukit Mertajam, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam 5 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, Sri Maju operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 4 h 45 min.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $10
Gold
$12 - $15
Platinum
$16 - $20
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
easybook.com
Mara Liner
Website
maraliner.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
maralinergroup.my
Book at
onlineticket.maralinergroup.my
Shanhua Travel & Tours
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Penang Komtar to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
easybook.com

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Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Bukit Mertajam station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam is 339 km. It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 1125+ hotels available in Bukit Mertajam. Prices start at $28 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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