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There are 10 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train  •  14h 9m

  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 Chumphon

฿737 - ฿2963

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Bus  •  17h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Hat Yai Chee Road
  2. Take the bus from Songkhla to Chumphon

฿850

Bus, Mini Van, minivan  •  24h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Nibong
  2. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Khao Sok
  3. Take the minivan from Khao Sok to Chumphon

฿1696 - ฿1712

Drive  •  12h 45m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon 1010.9 km

฿2600 - ฿3900

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Surat Thani, train  •  12h 43m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Surat Thani (URT) KUL - URT
  3. Take the train from Surat Thani Train Station to Chumphon

฿3676 - ฿7629

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Phuket, bus  •  12h 57m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT) KUL - HKT
  3. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chumphon

฿3001 - ฿14389

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hua Hin, train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hua Hin (HHQ) KUL - HHQ
  3. Take the train from Hua Hin to Chumphon

฿2111 - ฿10009

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Chumphon  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Chumphon (CJM) KUL - CJM

฿2831 - ฿8659

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train  •  13h 32m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Chumphon

฿1193 - ฿4412

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Ranong, taxi  •  9h 27m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Ranong (UNN) KUL - UNN
  3. Take a taxi from Ranong to Chumphon

฿4281 - ฿10409

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon is to bus which costs RM 115 and takes 17h 37m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon is to train and fly which takes 9h 4m and costs RM 380 - RM 1200.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon. However, there are services departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Chumphon via Hat Yai and Songkhla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon. However, there are services departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Chumphon via Padang Besar and Hat Yai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 9m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Chumphon is 864 km. The road distance is 1010.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon without a car is to train which takes 14h 9m and costs RM 95 - RM 400.

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It takes approximately 14h 9m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon, including transfers.

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

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Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon 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 Chumphon is to train which takes 14h 9m and costs RM 95 - RM 400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 115 and takes 17h 37m.

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  • Distance: 863.7 km
  • Duration: 14h 9m

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

You can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon via Padang Besar and Hat Yai in around 14h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon via Hat Yai Chee Road, Hat Yai, and Songkhla in around 17h 37m.

Airlines
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿7000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3000 - ฿8500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3200 - ฿8500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ranong via Chiang Mai, Don Muang
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3600 - ฿9000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿8500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿2900
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿8500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿2900
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿15000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Phuket, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿12000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿8500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Chiang Mai
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿6500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿3800 - ฿9000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ranong via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿4000 - ฿9500
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿2300
Thai Vietjet Air
Website
vietjetair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿5500 - ฿9500
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿6500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hua Hin
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿7500
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Surat Thani via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿6000
Train operators
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
4h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿650
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿360 - ฿390
Gold
฿550 - ฿650
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
Train from Anak Bukit to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿100 - ฿120
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿90 - ฿100
Gold
฿100 - ฿120
Platinum
฿120 - ฿140
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 Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿140 - ฿1400
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)
฿140 - ฿240
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿650 - ฿900
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿360 - ฿500
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1000 - ฿1400
Train from Surat Thani Train Station to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿1100
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)
฿75 - ฿180
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿270 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿1100
Train from Hua Hin to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿95 - ฿1200
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)
฿95 - ฿200
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿300 - ฿420
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿850 - ฿1200
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 - ฿410
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿50 - ฿65
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
Alisan Golden Coach Express
bus
Bus from Songkhla to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿290
KBES (Konsortium Bas Ekspres)
Phone
05-891 7382
Website
kbes.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿287
Schedules at
kbes.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Nibong
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿287
Schedules at
redbus.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mini Van
Bus from Penang to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿900
minivan
Bus from Khao Sok to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿500
Greenbus Thailand
Phone
0-5326-6480
Email
servicecenter@greenbusthailand.com
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿420 - ฿600
Website
Greenbus Thailand
Other operators
Taxi from Ranong to Chumphon
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿2000
Taxi point Ranong
Phone
+66 95 403 9204

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Surat Thani Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 50m and has one stopover.

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Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon bus services, operated by , arrive at Chumphon station.

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Chumphon is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 5:21 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 4:21 AM in Chumphon.

Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Chumphon station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon is 1011 km. It takes approximately 12h 45m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Chumphon.

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Thai Airways International, Thai Lion Mentari, Malindo Airways and seven other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Surat Thani Airport.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Chumphon. Prices start at ฿3750 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 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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