There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian by bus, ferry, train, plane or taxi

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

Bus Sani Express, ferry  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Klang to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$23

5 alternative options

Bus NKS Shuttle, ferry  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut
  2. Take the bus from Jerantut to Kuala Besut Jetty
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$40

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kota Bharu, taxi, ferry  •  5 h 12 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 Kuala Besut
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$55 - $109

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu, taxi, ferry  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kota Bharu (KBR) SZB - KBR
  2. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$48 - $116

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus, ferry  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) KUL - TGG
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$48 - $111

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu, bus, ferry  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) SZB - TGG
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$41 - $108

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian. However, you can take the train to Klang, take the walk to Klang, take the bus to Kuala Besut, take the ferry to Pulau Perhentian, then take the walk to Pulau Perhentian. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian via Jerantut, Kuala Besut Jetty, Kuala Besut, and Pulau Perhentian in around 11 h 51 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Train operators
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
Sani Express
Website
saniexpress.com.my
Bus from Klang to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
13.76.85.166
Book at
13.76.85.166
NKS Shuttle
Website
taman-negara-nks.com
Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
taman-negara-nks.com
Bus from Jerantut to Kuala Besut Jetty
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
taman-negara-nks.com
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Barracuda Holiday Sdn Bhd
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Ain Holidays
Email
enquiry@ain-holidays.com
Website
ain-holidays.com
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ain-holidays.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Gabungan Persatuan Pemandu Kereta Sewa Kelantan Barat
Phone
+60 9-744 2650

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Pulau Perhentian is 327 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian is to bus and ferry which costs RM 91 - RM 93 and takes 10 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian is to train and fly and taxi and ferry which takes 5 h 12 min and costs RM 210 - RM 440.

It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian, including transfers.