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

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 to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Krabi  •  5h 24m

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

฿1154 - ฿3604

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Train, bus  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau KL Sentral / ...
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station

฿806 - ฿1144

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Phuket, minivan  •  9h 53m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT) KUL - HKT
  3. Take the minivan from Phuket Old Bus Station to Krabi Bus Station

฿1694 - ฿3284

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train, bus  •  10h 37m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri
  3. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station

฿1275 - ฿2529

Train, taxi  •  13h 11m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Thung Song
  3. Take a taxi from Thung Song to Krabi

฿1749 - ฿3301

Bus, Mini Van, minivan  •  14h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
  2. Take the Mini Van from Satun to Trang
  3. Take the minivan from Trang to Krabi Bus Station

฿822 - ฿1000

Bus, minivan  •  14h 49m

  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 minivan from Trang to Krabi Bus Station

฿895

Drive  •  9h 56m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi 806.7 km

฿2200 - ฿3300

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi is to bus and minivan which costs RM 122 and takes 14h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi is to train and fly which costs RM 150 - RM 490 and takes 5h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi station. However, there are services departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Krabi Bus Station via Hatyai and Trang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 49m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Krabi is 629 km. The road distance is 806.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi without a car is to train and taxi which takes 13h 11m and costs RM 230 - RM 450.

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It takes approximately 5h 24m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Krabi bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Hentian Duta station.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Krabi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Kuala Lumpur to Krabi bus services, operated by , arrive at Krabi Bus Station.

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Krabi is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:48 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 11:48 AM in Krabi.

Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi.
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  • Distance: 629 km
  • Duration: 5h 24m

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

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi via Kuala Perlis, Satun, and Trang in around 14h 48m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿800 - ฿3300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿4400
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿9000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿1800
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1700 - ฿9000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿1800
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿5500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿5500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿1900
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿5000 - ฿14000
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿550
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿35 - ฿45
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
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
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿340 - ฿600
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿340 - ฿370
Gold
฿520 - ฿570
Platinum
฿650 - ฿800
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿360 - ฿600
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿360 - ฿390
Gold
฿550 - ฿600
Platinum
฿700 - ฿850
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿85 - ฿1100
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)
฿85 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿290 - ฿400
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿850 - ฿1100
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Phuket Old Bus Station to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿450
bus
Bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿243
Cosmic Express
Phone
03-6205 1399
Website
cosmicexpress.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿406
Schedules at
cosmicexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Intercity Coach
Phone
+6012 4703155
Website
intercity.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿369
Schedules at
intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mini Van
Bus from Satun to Trang
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿110
minivan
Bus from Trang to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿125
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿254
Schedules at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿1600

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Krabi is 807 km. It takes approximately 9h 56m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi.

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AirAsia offers flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Krabi Airport.

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There are 714+ hotels available in Krabi. 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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