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There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai by bus, train, taxi, car 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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Bus Ekspres Perdana  •  7h 12m

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

$10 - $12

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Bus Sani Express  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Klang to Kuala Kerai

$13 - $15

Train  •  15h 6m

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

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  5h 25m

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

$120 - $150

Drive  •  5h 25m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai 226.8 miles

$17 - $25

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuala Trengganu, taxi  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) SZB - TGG
  2. Take a taxi from Kuala Trengganu to Kuala Krai

$75 - $148

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra, train  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) SZB - KBR
  2. Take the train from Kg. Kok Pasir to Krai

$27 - $98

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuala Trengganu, taxi  •  5h 2m

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

$78 - $152

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Sultan Ismail Petra, train  •  5h 44m

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

$30 - $92

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai is to fly and taxi which costs RM 310 - RM 650 and takes 4h 58m.

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

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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 15h 6m.

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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 7h 12m and costs RM 44 - RM 48.

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The bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai takes 7h 12m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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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 7h 12m and costs RM 44 - RM 48. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RM 50 - RM 85 and takes 15h 6m.

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

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

Ekspres Perdana operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai every 3 hours. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 7h 12m. 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 15h 6m.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
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
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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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
11h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
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
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
intranet4.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
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
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
7h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Klang to Kuala Kerai
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sani Express
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.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 Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Kuala Trengganu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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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 5h 25m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Krai.

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Firefly and Malindo Airways offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Kuala Trengganu Airport.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30m and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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