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

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Train  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Tasek Gelugor

$16 - $23

7 alternative options

Bus Etika Express  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Butterworth

$22 - $28

Bus Arwana Ekspres  •  8h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Lumut
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Lumut to Butterworth Bus Terminal

$26 - $31

Drive  •  3h 50m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas 224.9 miles

$16 - $25

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang, car ferry, taxi  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take a taxi from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Kepala Batas

$34 - $94

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, car ferry, taxi  •  4h 37m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take a taxi from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Kepala Batas

$35 - $93

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor

$31 - $112

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Alor Setar (AOR) KUL - AOR
  3. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor

$32 - $111

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas is to drive which costs RM 70 - RM 110 and takes 3h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas is to drive which costs RM 70 - RM 110 and takes 3h 50m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kepala Batas is 299 km. The road distance is 359.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas without a car is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs RM 65 - RM 100.

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It takes approximately 4h 28m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas is to train which takes 4h 28m and costs RM 65 - RM 100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 90 - RM 120 and takes 5h 4m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas is 360 km. It takes approximately 3h 50m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 1225+ hotels available in Kepala Batas. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas.
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  • Distance: 187.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 28m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas 3 times a day. Tickets cost $8 - $15 and the journey takes 4h 16m. Alternatively, Etika Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 4h 46m. Mara Liner also services this route 4 times a day.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $10
Gold
$12 - $15
Platinum
$16 - $20
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$4 - $5
Platinum
$5 - $6
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
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Mara Liner
Website
maraliner.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
maralinergroup.my
Book at
onlineticket.maralinergroup.my
Arwana Ekspres
Website
arwanaekspres.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Lumut
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arwanaekspres.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Lumut to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Lumut Bus Terminal to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Kepala Batas
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Sunshine Radio Taxi
Phone
+604 642 5961
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Penang Taxi Drivers Association
Phone
+604 262 5721
Website
penang-traveltips.com

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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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