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

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  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau

$18 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar

$15 - $19

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8h 33m

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

$15 - $21

Drive  •  6h 26m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Satun 354.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train, drive  •  5h 22m

  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

$26 - $106

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi, ferry  •  5h 34m

  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

$34 - $148

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, train  •  5h 22m

  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

$27 - $105

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Langkawi, ferry  •  5h 23m

  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

$34 - $152

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hat Yai, Mini Van  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hat Yai (HDY) KUL - HDY
  3. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai Airport to Pakbara Pier, Satun

$52 - $231

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to bus which costs RM 60 - RM 80 and takes 8h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to train and fly which costs RM 110 - RM 440 and takes 5h 22m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Satun is 427 km. The road distance is 567.4 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to train which takes 6h 25m and costs RM 75 - RM 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 60 - RM 80 and takes 8h 23m.

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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 9:28 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 8:28 PM in Satun.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Satun is 567 km. It takes approximately 6h 26m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Satun.

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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 36+ hotels available in Satun. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun.
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  • Distance: 267 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Satun 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 5h 5m. Alternatively, Plusliner operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Satun twice daily. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 7h 9m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
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 Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$12 - $200
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 Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
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 Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
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 Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $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 Arau
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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
Transnasional
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mara Liner
Website
maraliner.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
maralinergroup.my
Book at
onlineticket.maralinergroup.my
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Phone
074-783338
Email
adang_sea_tour@hotmail.com
Website
adangseatour.com
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pakbara Pier, Satun
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
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
$11
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com

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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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