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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Taiping EG9412
  2. Take the train from Taiping to Nibong Tebal Padang Rengas

$9 - $15

6 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Butterworth

$10 - $11

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Nibong Tebal 198.1 miles

$14 - $22

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, car ferry  •  5 h 4 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

$36 - $86

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang, car ferry, train  •  5 h 17 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 Nibong Tebal

$31 - $88

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  5 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

$31 - $100

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  6 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

$26 - $102

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Nibong Tebal is 263 km. The road distance is 317 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Nibong Tebal is to bus which costs RM 38 - RM 43 and takes 6 h 34 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Nibong Tebal is to drive which takes 3 h 21 min and costs RM 55 - RM 90.

No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Nibong Tebal. However, there are services departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Nibong Tebal via Taiping. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 56 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Nibong Tebal, including transfers.

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Nibong Tebal, Malaysia?

You can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Nibong Tebal via Taiping in around 4 h 56 min. Alternatively, Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Nibong Tebal 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 Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 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 Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
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 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 KL Sentral to Taiping
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Taiping to Nibong Tebal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Nibong Tebal
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.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
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
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
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

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