There are 3 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Dumai by taxi, car ferry, bus, train or ferry

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Recommended option

Taxi, car ferry  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Port Dickson
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai

$44 - $50

Cheapest option

Train, ferry  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang Tanjung Malim - Pelabuhan Klang
  2. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Dumai

$38 - $39

1 alternative option

Bus, myBAS, car ferry  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Seremban
  2. Take the myBAS from Terminal 1 Seremban to Terminal Port Dickson
  3. Take the car ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Dumai is to train and ferry which costs RM 158 - RM 160 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Dumai is to taxi and car ferry which costs RM 180 - RM 210 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Dumai is 166 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Dumai without a car is to taxi and car ferry which takes 3 h 3 min and costs RM 180 - RM 210.

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Dumai, including transfers.

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Dumai is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 7:31 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 6:31 AM in Dumai.

There are three+ hotels available in Dumai. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Dumai.
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  • Distance: 103.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Dumai, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Dumai. However, you can take the taxi to Port Dickson then take the car ferry to Dumai. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuala Lumpur to Dumai via Seremban, Terminal 1 Seremban, Terminal Port Dickson, and Port Dickson in around 5 h 20 min.

Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
Mara Liner
Website
maraliner.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Seremban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
maralinergroup.my
Sanwa Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Seremban
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
easybook.com
Cityliner
Website
cityliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal 1 Seremban to Terminal Port Dickson
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
cityliner.com.my
Ferry operators
Tunas Rupat
Website
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
ferry
Ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Dumai
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Port Dickson
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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