There are 7 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 Eg9412

$8 - $15

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Nibong

$9 - $10

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  •  4 h 46 min

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

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, bus  •  4 h 35 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 Sungai Nibong to Bukit Mertajam

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 34 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

$26 - $101

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

$25 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam is to bus which costs RM 38 - RM 40 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 95 and takes 3 h 38 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 train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam takes 3 h 58 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam. However, there are services departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Bukit Mertajam via Sungai Nibong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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

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

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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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, Etika Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 4 h 46 min. KBES also services this route every 4 hours.

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 to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
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 to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
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 8 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 to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
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
Bus operators
KBES
Shanhua Travel & Tours
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
easybook.com

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