There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus Ekspres Perdana  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai

$10 - $12

8 alternative options

Bus Sani Express  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Klang to Kuala Kerai

$14

Train  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Gemas
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Krai Ert26

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai 226.8 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai 226.8 miles

$17 - $25

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kota Bharu (KBR) SZB - KBR
  2. Take the train from Kg. Kok Pasir to Krai

$27 - $96

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kota Bharu, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kota Bharu (KBR) KUL - KBR
  3. Take the train from Kg. Kok Pasir to Krai

$30 - $92

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu, bus, taxi  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) SZB - TGG
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
  3. Take a taxi from Jerteh to Kuala Krai

$47 - $118

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus, taxi  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) KUL - TGG
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
  4. Take a taxi from Jerteh to Kuala Krai

$50 - $124

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai is to bus which costs RM 44 - RM 48 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai is to taxi which costs RM 500 - RM 600 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Kuala Krai. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai. However, there are services departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Krai via Gemas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 48 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kuala Krai is 272 km. The road distance is 362.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 12 min and costs RM 44 - RM 48.

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The bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai takes 7 h 12 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai bus services, operated by Ekspres Perdana, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from KL Sentral station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai is to bus which takes 7 h 12 min and costs RM 44 - RM 48. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RM 50 - RM 85 and takes 14 h 48 min.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai.
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  • Distance: 169.8 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Kuala Krai, Malaysia?

Ekspres Perdana operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 7 h 12 min. E-Mutiara Express also services this route twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai via Gemas in around 14 h 48 min.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$6 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gemas to Krai
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$4 - $6
Superior
$7 - $10
Superior Night
$9 - $12
Premier
$17 - $19
Premier Night
$21 - $24
Train from Kg. Kok Pasir to Krai
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$1 - $2
Superior
$2 - $4
Superior Night
$4 - $6
Premier
$4 - $5
Premier Night
$8 - $11
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Klang to Kuala Kerai
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sani Express
Website
saniexpress.com.my
Bus from Klang to Kuala Kerai
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
13.76.85.166
Book at
13.76.85.166
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Kota Bharu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai bus services, operated by Ekspres Perdana, arrive at Kuala Krai station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai train services, operated by KTM Malaysia Railway, arrive at Krai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai is 363 km. It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai.

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

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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 RM 3 - RM 5.

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