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

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Train  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam

$8 - $15

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Bus Sri Maju  •  4h 45m

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

$10

Bus Etika Express  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Butterworth

$9 - $11

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam 211.8 miles

$15 - $23

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$24 - $102

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang, car ferry, train  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Bukit Mertajam

$21 - $77

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, car ferry, train  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the train from Butterworth to Bukit Mertajam

$22 - $76

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, train  •  4h 46m

  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 train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$25 - $101

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam is to bus which costs RM 38 and takes 4h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 100 and takes 3h 38m.

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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 4h 45m.

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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 3h 58m.

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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 3h 58m and costs RM 35 - RM 60.

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The train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam takes 3h 58m 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 3h 58m and costs RM 35 - RM 60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 38 and takes 4h 45m.

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

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 3h 58m. Alternatively, Sri Maju operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 4h 45m.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
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
3h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
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
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Butterworth to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
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
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
maralinergroup.my
Book at
onlineticket.maralinergroup.my
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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The quickest flight from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Alor Setar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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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 3h 38m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam.

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Firefly and Malindo Airways offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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There are 1237+ hotels available in Bukit Mertajam. Prices start at $30 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 30m and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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