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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kemaman

$8

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjung Malim Pelabuhan Klang
  2. Take the bus from Tanjung Malim to Kemaman

$14 - $15

Taxi  •  3 h 13 min

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

$95 - $120

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai 182 miles

$13 - $20

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuantan, taxi  •  3 h 8 min

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

$69 - $179

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kerteh  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kerteh (KTE) SZB - KTE

$41 - $126

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  5 h 45 min

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

$35 - $93

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) SZB - TGG
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kemaman

$28 - $90

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 4 h 32 min. 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
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $190
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuantan
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $190
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kerteh
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjung Malim
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Transnasional
S.P Bumi
Website
spbumi.com.my
Bus from Tanjung Malim to Kemaman
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
spbumi.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kemaman
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
spbumi.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Chukai is 227 km. The road distance is 291 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai is to bus which costs RM 30 and takes 4 h 32 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chukai is to train and fly and taxi which takes 3 h 8 min and costs RM 270 - RM 750.

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

The bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kemaman takes 4 h 32 min including transfers and departs every four hours.