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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat by plane, car, train or bus

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Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, drive

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR)
  2. Drive from Sultan Ismail Petra to Narathiwat

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Bus, train, drive

  1. Take the bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Kuala Lipis
  2. Take the train from Kuala Lipis to Gua Musang
  3. Take the train from Gua Musang to Tumpat
  4. Drive from Tumpat to Narathiwat

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly, drive

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR)
  3. Drive from Sultan Ismail Petra to Narathiwat

Bus, drive

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
  2. Drive from Rantau Panjang to Narathiwat

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Pengkalan Kubor

Bus via Klang

  1. Take the bus from Klang to Pengkalan Kubor

Drive

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat
Malaysia → Thailand
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International entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Foreign nationals must complete Thailand Pass registration prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Thailand from Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Narathiwat is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Narathiwat is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Narathiwat is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

No, returning to Malaysia from Thailand is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat is to bus and drive, which costs RM 60 - RM 75 and takes 10h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat is to fly and drive which costs RM 130 - RM 600 and takes 4h 27m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Narathiwat is 366 km. The road distance is 454.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat without a car is to bus which takes 12h 4m and costs RM 180 - RM 230.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Narathiwat is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 11:34 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:34 AM in Narathiwat.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat is 455 km. It takes approximately 6h 52m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Narathiwat. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Narathiwat.
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  • Distance: 365.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

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

Ekspres Perdana operates a bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Pengkalan Kubor 4 times a day. Tickets cost ฿350 and the journey takes 9h 18m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿2300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿2300
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿5000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿3100
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿5000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿3100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1100 - ฿4400
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿290 - ฿440
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lipis to Gua Musang
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿60 - ฿200
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
฿60 - ฿70
Superior
฿90 - ฿130
Superior Night
฿140 - ฿200
Premier
฿160 - ฿180
Premier Night
฿280 - ฿360
Train from Gua Musang to Tumpat
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿90 - ฿260
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
฿90 - ฿105
Superior
฿140 - ฿190
Superior Night
฿190 - ฿260
Premier
฿290 - ฿320
Premier Night
฿410 - ฿490
Bus operators
Queen Express
Phone
+6 09 742 2277
Email
QueenExpress77@gmail.com
Website
queenexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿373
Schedules at
queenexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿375
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Klang to Pengkalan Kubor
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿392
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ekspres Perdana
Phone
+603-7728 4789
Email
hq@ekspresperdana.my
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Pengkalan Kubor
Ave. Duration
9h 18m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿350
Book at
12go.asia
Pahang Lin Siong Motor Co Bhd
Phone
03-40439027
Email
pahanglinsiong@gmail.com
Website
pahanglinsiong.my
Bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Kuala Lipis
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿115
Schedules at
pahanglinsiong.my
Book at
easybook.com

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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