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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.

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Train, taxi  •  5h 14m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani
  2. Take a taxi from Sungai Petani to Pengkalan Hulu

$44 - $60

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Bus  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Pengkalan Hulu

$10

5 alternative options

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu 232.8 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, taxi  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take a taxi from Alor Setar to Pengkalan Hulu

$89 - $178

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, taxi  •  4h 29m

  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

$90 - $177

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra, taxi  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) SZB - KBR
  2. Take a taxi from Sultan Ismail Petra to Pengkalan Hulu

$158 - $253

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Sultan Ismail Petra, taxi  •  6h 34m

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

$161 - $247

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu is to bus which costs RM 40 and takes 5h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 370 - RM 750 and takes 4h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Pengkalan Hulu. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Pengkalan Hulu is 295 km. The road distance is 372.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu without a car is to train and taxi which takes 5h 14m and costs RM 180 - RM 250.

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It takes approximately 5h 14m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu bus services, operated by Plusliner, depart from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Alor Setar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu bus services, operated by Plusliner, arrive at Pengkalan Hulu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu is 372 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu.
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  • Distance: 184.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 14m

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

Plusliner operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Pengkalan Hulu twice daily. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 5h 57m.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
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 Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $21
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Pengkalan Hulu
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sungai Petani to Pengkalan Hulu
Ave. Duration
1h
Estimated price
$35 - $45

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Firefly and Malindo Airways offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Pengkalan Hulu. Prices start at $25 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 30m and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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