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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi by train, plane, taxi, bus or car

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Train, fly to Trat, taxi  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Trat (TDX) KUL - TDX
  3. Take a taxi from Trat to Chanthaburi

฿4687 - ฿11316

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  26h 43m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue Junction
  4. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chanthaburi

฿887 - ฿3699

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Train, fly to Suvarnabhumi, bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK) KUL - BKK
  3. Take the bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Chanthaburi

฿2967 - ฿9706

Train, fly to Don Muang, bus  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Don Muang (DMK) KUL - DMK
  3. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chanthaburi

฿1977 - ฿5321

Bus, minivan  •  30h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta to Danok Songkla
  2. Take the minivan from Danok to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chanthaburi

฿1377 - ฿1917

Train, minivan  •  46h 22m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the minivan from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Chanthaburi

฿110406 - ฿110495

Drive  •  22h 18m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi 1702.9 km

฿4700 - ฿7000

Malaysia → Thailand
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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Thailand from Malaysia is currently restricted.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Chanthaburi is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Chanthaburi is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Chanthaburi is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1422.

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi is to bus and minivan which costs RM 180 - RM 260 and takes 30h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 600 - RM 1500 and takes 8h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi. However, there are services departing from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta and arriving at Chanthaburi via Danok, Hat Yai and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 16m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Chanthaburi is 1054 km. The road distance is 1702.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi without a car is to train and bus which takes 26h 43m and costs RM 110 - RM 490.

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It takes approximately 8h 29m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta station.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Trat Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 40m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Chanthaburi station.

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Chanthaburi is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 7:55 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 6:55 AM in Chanthaburi.

Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi.
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  • Distance: 1054 km
  • Duration: 8h 29m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Chanthaburi, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi via Danok, Hat Yai, Hat Yai, and Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal in around 30h 16m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿6500
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4100 - ฿13000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿8000 - ฿18000
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿3500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿3500
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4600 - ฿20000
Bangkok Airways
Website
bangkokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Trat via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿4400 - ฿15000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿16000
Thai Smile
Website
thaismileair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿16055
Royal Jordanian
Website
rj.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿4900 - ฿20000
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿4500 - ฿22000
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿9000
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿14000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿7500
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿4300
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿280 - ฿420
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿370 - ฿650
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿370 - ฿400
Gold
฿550 - ฿650
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Hat Yai to Bang Sue Junction
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿260 - ฿1800
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿260 - ฿340
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿490 - ฿700
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1300 - ฿1800
Eastern and Oriental Express
Bus operators
Suvarnabhumi Airport Bus
Bus from Suvarnabhumi Airport Public Transportation Center to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿180 - ฿290
Schedules at
thailandee.com
The Transport Company
Phone
089 226 2769
Email
borkorsor@transport.co.th
Website
home.transport.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿180 - ฿270
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai to Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿1100
Schedules at
home.transport.co.th
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Phone
603-62637668
Website
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta to Danok Songkla
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿493
Schedules at
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
minivan
Bus from Danok to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿55
Triple T
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿290
Schedules at
12go.asia
Koh Chang Bangkok Transport
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Bangkok Bus Terminal Eakamai to Chanthaburi Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿275
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Trat to Chanthaburi
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿900

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi is 1703 km. It takes approximately 22h 18m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Chanthaburi.

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Malaysia Airlines, Thai Smile and Bangkok Airways offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Trat Airport.

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There are 147+ hotels available in Chanthaburi. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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