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There are 11 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi by train, plane, bus, taxi or car

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Krabi  •  5h 31m

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

฿1481 - ฿36599

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Bus, Mini Van, minivan  •  14h 47m

  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

฿815 - ฿947

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Phuket, minivan  •  10h

  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

฿2821 - ฿13979

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train, bus  •  10h 52m

  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

฿1426 - ฿2525

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, train, bus  •  11h 5m

  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 Bukit Ketri
  4. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station

฿1629 - ฿2652

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hat Yai, bus, minivan  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hat Yai (HDY) KUL - HDY
  3. Take the bus from Hatyai to Trang Sri Trang
  4. Take the minivan from Trang to Krabi Bus Station

฿3095 - ฿5383

Train, bus  •  12h 15m

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

฿943 - ฿1079

Train, taxi  •  12h 40m

  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 Thung Song
  4. Take a taxi from Thung Song to Krabi

฿1972 - ฿4263

Train, bus, minivan  •  13h 2m

  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 minivan from Trang to Krabi Bus Station

฿1021 - ฿2007

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

฿874

Drive  •  9h 54m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi 799.5 km

฿2100 - ฿3100

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi is to bus and minivan which costs RM 118 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 190 - RM 5000 and takes 5h 31m.

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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 799.5 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 12h 40m and costs RM 260 - RM 600.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m 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 3:01 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 2:01 PM in Krabi.

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  • Distance: 629 km
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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 47m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿8500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿2900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿5500
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3400 - ฿8500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿2900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿5500
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿7500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿6500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿750 - ฿2500
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿2300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2200 - ฿4300
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 - ฿410
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
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿35 - ฿50
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 Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿650
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿360 - ฿390
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 Thung Song
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
฿75 - ฿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)
฿75 - ฿190
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿280 - ฿380
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿800 - ฿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
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
minivan
Bus from Trang to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿125
Cosmic Express
Phone
03-6205 1399
Website
cosmicexpress.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿372
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 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿372
Schedules at
intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mini Van
Bus from Satun to Trang
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿110
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Other operators
Taxi from Thung Song to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿1600

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Krabi is 799 km. It takes approximately 9h 54m 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 921+ 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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