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

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

Train  •  4 h 16 min

$16 - $25

7 alternative options

Bus Etika Express  •  5 h 4 min

$24 - $28

Bus Transnasional  •  5 h 20 min

$24 - $28

Drive  •  3 h 50 min

  1. 224.9 miles

$16 - $25

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, car ferry  •  3 h 48 min

  1. KUL - PEN

$26 - $74

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang, car ferry, drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. SZB - PEN

$21 - $76

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 32 min

  1. KUL - AOR

$37 - $109

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 56 min

  1. SZB - AOR

$32 - $111

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 4 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, Etika Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas every 4 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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 KL Sentral to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
intranet.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
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Etika Express
Website
etikadelta.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
etikadelta.com.my
Book at
etikadelta.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
etikadelta.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Penang Port
Website
penangport.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
penangport.com.my

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kepala Batas is 299 km. The road distance is 360 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 100 and takes 3 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas is to train and fly and car ferry which takes 3 h 48 min and costs RM 100 - RM 300.

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kepala Batas, including transfers.