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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi by train, plane or bus

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Recommended option

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Phuket  •  4h 57m

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

฿1787 - ฿43417

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14h 47m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
  4. Take the bus from Trang to Phang Nga

฿968 - ฿2137

6 alternative options

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Phuket (HKT) SZB - HKT

฿5028 - ฿10083

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Krabi, travel  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Krabi (KBV) KUL - KBV
  3. Travel from Krabi to Ko Panyi

Train, Private Transfer, Mini Van, travel  •  15h 55m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the Private Transfer from Padang Besar to Pak Bara Pier
  3. Take the Mini Van from Pak Bara Pier to Aonang
  4. Travel from Aonang to Ko Panyi

Bus  •  16h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Hat Yai Chee Road
  2. Take the bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
  3. Take the bus from Trang to Phang Nga

฿1010

Train, travel  •  16h 24m

  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 Surat Thani Train Station
  4. Travel from Khiri Ratthanikhom to Ko Panyi

Bus, Local Bus  •  28h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata
  2. Take the bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
  4. Take the Local Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Phang Nga

฿1294

Malaysia → Thailand
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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Thailand from Malaysia is currently restricted.

The COVID-19 helpline number in Ko Panyi is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ko Panyi is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ko Panyi is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus hotline on 1422.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi is to bus which costs RM 134 and takes 16h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi is to train and fly which costs RM 230 - RM 6000 and takes 4h 57m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ko Panyi is 677 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi without a car is to train and bus which takes 14h 47m and costs RM 120 - RM 290.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi is to fly which takes 6h 44m and costs RM 650 - RM 1400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 134 and takes 16h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Ko Panyi. 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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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi.
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  • Distance: 677 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

Firefly and Malindo Airways fly from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Ko Panyi via Hat Yai Chee Road, Hatyai, Trang, and Phang Nga in around 16h 4m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1500 - ฿7000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿3400
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿19000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿10000
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿19000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿10000
Train operators
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 - ฿420
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
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
5h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿370 - ฿650
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿370 - ฿400
Gold
฿550 - ฿650
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
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 Surat Thani Train Station
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿100 - ฿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)
฿100 - ฿210
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿850
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿310 - ฿430
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿900 - ฿1200
Bus operators
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿229
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿450
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
bus
Bus from Trang to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿250
Dee Travels Hatyai
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Padang Besar to Pak Bara Pier
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
฿2700
Schedules at
12go.asia
Jolly Travel
Phone
074 750 770
Email
jollytravel@hotmail.com
Website
jollytravel.in.th
Bus from Pak Bara Pier to Aonang
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿550
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
12go.asia
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Pahang Lin Siong Motor Co Bhd
Phone
03-40439027
Email
pahanglinsiong@gmail.com
Website
pahanglinsiong.my
Bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿170
Schedules at
pahanglinsiong.my
Book at
easybook.com
Unititi express
Phone
+605 4911 452
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿584
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Local Bus
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal 2 to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿90

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