Directions from Kuala Lumpur to Kulim

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam EG9412

$19 - $28

Cheapest option

Bus Plusliner  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Puchong to Kulim

$12 - $13

6 alternative options

Bus Transnasional  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Butterworth

$26 - $30

Drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kulim 212.4 miles

$15 - $23

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, car ferry  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal

$46 - $100

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 48 min

  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 KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$40 - $111

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang, car ferry, train, taxi  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Bukit Mertajam
  4. Take a taxi from Bukit Mertajam to Kulim

$41 - $102

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$35 - $113

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Kulim every 3 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 58 min. Alternatively, Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kulim every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 5 h 2 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $21
Train from Butterworth to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$2 - $3
Gold
$1 - $3
Platinum
$1 - $3
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Transnasional
Etika Express
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Puchong to Kulim
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Penang Port
Website
penangport.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
penangport.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from Bukit Mertajam to Kulim
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Limo Cab
Phone
+60 320781000
Website
limocab.com.my
Sunshine Radio Taxi
Phone
+604 642 5961
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Penang Taxi Drivers Association
Phone
+604 262 5721
Website
penang-traveltips.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kulim is 277 km. The road distance is 340 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kulim is to bus which costs RM 45 - RM 55 and takes 10 h 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kulim is to drive which takes 3 h 44 min and costs RM 60 - RM 95.

It takes approximately 4 h 14 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kulim, including transfers.