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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Patong by train, plane, ferry, bus, taxi, bus and ferry or car

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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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Phuket  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT) KUL - HKT

$43 - $203

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Bus  •  18 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$35 - $37

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Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Phuket (HKT) SZB - HKT

$94 - $857

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Krabi, ferry  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Krabi (KBV) KUL - KBV
  3. Take the ferry from Ao Nang Pier to Phuket Rassada Pier

$76 - $218

Train, bus, taxi  •  14 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
  3. Take a taxi from Krabi Bus to Patong

$109 - $145

Train, ferry, Speedboat  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
  2. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$134 - $224

Train, bus and ferry, Speedboat  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
  4. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$145 - $222

Drive  •  12 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Patong 603.8 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Patong is to bus which costs RM 145 - RM 160 and takes 18 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Patong is to train and fly which costs RM 170 - RM 850 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Patong is 649 km. The road distance is 966.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Patong without a car is to bus which takes 18 h 24 min and costs RM 145 - RM 160.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Patong, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Patong is to fly which takes 7 h 34 min and costs RM 390 - RM 3600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 145 - RM 160 and takes 18 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Patong is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:20 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 11:20 PM in Patong.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Patong is 966 km. It takes approximately 12 h 21 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Patong.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Phuket Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Patong.
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  • Distance: 405.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Patong, Phuket Province, Thailand?

Firefly, AirAsia and six other airlines fly from Kuala Lumpur to Patong hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Patong via Hat Yai Bus Station, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, and Phuket Bus Terminal 2 in around 18 h 24 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $310
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Krabi
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Senai, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Phuket via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Satun to Krabi Bus Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sukhothai Tour Hat Yai
Phone
081-542-4495
Email
sukhothaitourhatyai@gmail.com
Website
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Bus and ferry from Hat Yai station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
sukhothaitourhatyai.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Phone
074-783338
Email
adang_sea_tour@hotmail.com
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Tigerline Ferry
Phone
+66980 168 181
Email
168ferry@gmail.com
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Andaman Ferry Service
Phone
(+66)81-599-1936
Email
andamanferry@gmail.com
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Other operators
Taxi from Krabi Bus to Patong
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Krabi Cab
Phone
+66 089 289 6233
Website
krabicab.com
Krabi Taxi
Website
krabitaxi.com

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There are 3730+ hotels available in Patong. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 5.

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