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There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun by bus, train, car, plane or ferry

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Bus  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis Hentian Duta - Kuala Perlis

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Bus, train  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Petani
  2. Take the train from Sungai Petani to Bukit Ketri Butterworth

Bus via Kaki Bukit  •  8h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Kangar Hentian Duta - Kangar

Train, bus  •  9h 35m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Butterworth
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Bukit Ketri

Drive  •  6h 25m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Satun 566.7 km

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train, drive  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri
  3. Drive from Bukit Ketri to Satun

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi, ferry  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Langkawi (LGK) SZB - LGK
  2. Take the ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi to Tammalang Pier Satun

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Langkawi, ferry  •  5h 39m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Langkawi (LGK) KUL - LGK
  3. Take the ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi to Tammalang Pier Satun

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, train  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Alor Setar (AOR) KUL - AOR
  3. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to bus which costs RM 60 - RM 80 and takes 8h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to fly and train and drive which costs RM 170 - RM 360 and takes 5h 30m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Satun is 427 km. The road distance is 566.7 km.

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It takes approximately 8h 17m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun, including transfers.

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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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Satun is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 7:31 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 6:31 PM in Satun.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Satun is 567 km. It takes approximately 6h 25m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Satun.

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Firefly offers flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Satun. Prices start at ฿3750 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 37 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun.
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  • Distance: 427.2 km
  • Duration: 8h 17m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Satun, Thailand?

Cosmic Express operates a bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis every 4 hours. Tickets cost ฿453 and the journey takes 6h 56m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿700 - ฿3200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi via Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿3100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
฿650 - ฿3100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿2800
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿3500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿7500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿7500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿4300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿4300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿2500
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1200 - ฿3500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿7500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿7500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿900 - ฿4300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿600 - ฿2500
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿7000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿950 - ฿4300
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Sungai Petani to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿95 - ฿110
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿130 - ฿150
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿40 - ฿55
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
฿270 - ฿310
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿190 - ฿210
Gold
฿270 - ฿310
Platinum
฿340 - ฿400
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿310 - ฿460
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Bus operators
Cosmic Express
Phone
03-6205 1399
Website
cosmicexpress.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿453
Schedules at
cosmicexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿440 - ฿550
Schedules at
cosmicexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mara Liner
Phone
603-2691 1495
Email
info@maralinergroup.my
Website
maralinergroup.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿388
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kangar
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿427
Book at
12go.asia
Intercity Coach
Phone
+6012 4703155
Website
new.intercity.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿453
Schedules at
new.intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿453
Schedules at
new.intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Phone
603-62637668
Website
alisangoldencoach.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
6h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿544
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kangar
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿544
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿165
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Services
Phone
604-966 9439
Email
info@langkawi-ferry.com
Website
langkawi-ferry.com
Ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi to Tammalang Pier Satun
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿289
Book at
12go.asia

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