There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe by train, ferry, car ferry, bus, bus and ferry 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.

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Train, ferry  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
  2. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe Sirilanta

$38 - $81

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Bus, bus and ferry  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe

$35

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Train, car ferry, ferry, Speedboat  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe

$54 - $156

Bus, ferry, Speedboat  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Perlis
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
  3. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe

$41 - $140

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi, Speedboat  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Langkawi (LGK) SZB - LGK
  2. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe

$52 - $261

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Langkawi, Speedboat  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Langkawi (LGK) KUL - LGK
  3. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe

$52 - $267

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, ferry, Speedboat  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
  3. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe

$57 - $227

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, ferry, Speedboat  •  8 h 1 min

  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 ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
  4. Take the Speedboat from Langkawi to Koh Lipe

$58 - $228

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Koh Lipe via Hat Yai station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 36 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ko Lipe is 457 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe without a car is to train and car ferry and ferry and Speedboat which takes 11 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 5 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Langkawi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe bus services, operated by Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai, arrive at Koh Lipe station.

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Ko Lipe is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 1:03 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 12:03 PM in Ko Lipe.

Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Langkawi Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Ko Lipe. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe.
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  • Distance: 285.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 5 min

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

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe. However, you can take the train to Arau, take the drive to Pakbara Pier, Satun, then take the ferry to Koh Lipe. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Lipe via Butterworth, Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, Swettenham Pier, Kuah Ferry Terminal, and Langkawi in around 11 h 23 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$12 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
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 Kuala Lumpur to Arau
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Swettenham Pier to Kuah Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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