There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu by train, taxi, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Sungai Petani
  2. Take a taxi from Sungai Petani to Pengkalan Hulu

$45 - $65

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur TBS to Pengkalan Hulu

$10

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu 232.8 miles

$17 - $26

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, taxi  •  4 h 7 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 a taxi from Alor Setar to Pengkalan Hulu

$94 - $179

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, taxi  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take a taxi from Alor Setar to Pengkalan Hulu

$89 - $181

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kota Bharu, taxi  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kota Bharu (KBR) KUL - KBR
  3. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Pengkalan Hulu

$165 - $254

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu, taxi  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kota Bharu (KBR) SZB - KBR
  2. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Pengkalan Hulu

$158 - $261

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Pengkalan Hulu, Malaysia?

Plusliner operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $11
Gold
$14 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $21
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
Plusliner
Other operators
Taxi from Sungai Petani to Pengkalan Hulu
Ave. Duration
1 h
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Pengkalan Hulu is 295 km. The road distance is 372 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu is to bus which costs RM 40 and takes 7 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu is to train and fly and taxi which takes 4 h 7 min and costs RM 370 - RM 750.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kuala Lumpur TBS and arriving at Pengkalan Hulu. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu, including transfers.