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There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai by bus, taxi, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kemaman

$7 - $12

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Taxi  •  3h 13m

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai 182 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3h 13m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai 182 miles

$13 - $20

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kerteh  •  3h 15m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Kerteh (KTE) SZB - KTE

$40 - $127

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuantan, bus  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kuantan (KUA) KUL - KUA
  3. Take the bus from Kuantan to Kemaman

$45 - $158

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai is to bus which costs RM 29 - RM 50 and takes 4h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai is to taxi which costs RM 400 - RM 480 and takes 3h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Kemaman. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Chukai is 227 km. The road distance is 291.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai without a car is to bus which takes 4h 32m and costs RM 29 - RM 50.

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The bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kemaman takes 4h 32m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kuala Lumpur to Chukai bus services, operated by Transnasional, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai is to bus which takes 4h 32m and costs RM 29 - RM 50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs RM 160 - RM 550 and takes 3h 15m.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Kerteh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Kuala Lumpur to Chukai bus services, operated by Transnasional, arrive at Kemaman station.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai.
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  • Distance: 141.9 miles
  • Duration: 4h 32m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Chukai, Malaysia?

Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai every 4 hours. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 4h 32m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Malindo Airways flies from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai once daily.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan
Ave. Duration
46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $190
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kerteh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $110
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $90
Train operators
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
Transnasional
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kemaman
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuantan to Kemaman
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kemaman
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
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Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Chukai is 291 km. It takes approximately 3h 13m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai.

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Malindo Airways offers flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Kerteh Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Chukai. Prices start at $28 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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