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

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, ferry  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$21

5 alternative options

Bus, ferry via Bentong  •  11 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Bentong
  2. Take the bus from Bentong to Kuala Besut
  3. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$21

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

$47 - $115

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kota Bharu, taxi, ferry  •  5 h 29 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

$50 - $111

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu, bus, ferry  •  8 h 9 min

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

$36 - $99

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus, ferry  •  8 h 13 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 Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut Jetty
  4. Take the ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian

$39 - $105

Questions & Answers

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

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian without a car is to bus and ferry which takes 9 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Kota Bharu Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Kota Bharu Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Pulau Perhentian. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Pulau Perhentian.
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  • Distance: 204.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 46 min

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 bus to Kuala Besut, take the walk 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 Bentong, Kuala Besut, Kuala Besut, and Pulau Perhentian in around 11 h 17 min.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
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 Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
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 Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 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 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
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Bentong to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Queen Express
Website
queenexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
queenexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Central Pahang Omnibus
Bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Bentong
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
expressbusmalaysia.com
Bas Persiaran
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut Jetty
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
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
Barracuda Holiday Sdn Bhd
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Perhentian Trans Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+60195584736
Website
perhentiantrans.com
Ferry from Kuala Besut to Pulau Perhentian
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Gabungan Persatuan Pemandu Kereta Sewa Kelantan Barat
Phone
+60 9-744 2650

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