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

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Train  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau KL Sentral / ...

฿571 - ฿912

Cheapest option

Bus via Kaki Bukit  •  10h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar

฿520 - ฿691

7 alternative options

Bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis

฿582 - ฿759

Drive  •  6h 26m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Satun 568.9 km

฿1500 - ฿2300

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train, drive  •  5h 25m

  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

฿1472 - ฿3365

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi, ferry  •  5h 28m

  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

฿1434 - ฿3115

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Langkawi, ferry  •  5h 29m

  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

฿1507 - ฿2841

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, train  •  5h 30m

  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

฿1195 - ฿3491

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hat Yai, Private Transfer  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Hat Yai (HDY) KUL - HDY
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Hat Yai Airport to Tammalang Pier Satun

฿3750 - ฿7196

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to bus via Kaki Bukit which costs RM 70 - RM 95 and takes 10h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to fly and train and drive which costs RM 200 - RM 470 and takes 5h 25m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Satun is 427 km. The road distance is 568.9 km.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m 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 45m and costs RM 75 - RM 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 80 - RM 110 and takes 8h 18m.

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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 1:06 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 12:06 PM in Satun.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Satun is 569 km. It takes approximately 6h 26m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Satun.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly 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 ฿3750 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun.
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  • Distance: 427.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau 3 times a day. Tickets cost ฿340 - ฿600 and the journey takes 5h 25m. Alternatively, Cosmic Express operates a bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis every 2 hours. Tickets cost ฿400 and the journey takes 6h 56m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿4000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿850 - ฿4000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿550 - ฿2500
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3300
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿15000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿15000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿4900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿4400
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿3300
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿15000
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2600 - ฿15000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿4900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿4400
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿2500
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1600 - ฿5500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿2300
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1300 - ฿4500
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 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿340 - ฿600
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿340 - ฿370
Gold
฿510 - ฿570
Platinum
฿650 - ฿800
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿35 - ฿45
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿550
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 2 hours
Estimated price
฿400
Schedules at
cosmicexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Intercity Coach
Phone
+6012 4703155
Website
intercity.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿363
Schedules at
intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿342
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿364
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mayang Sari Express
Phone
(06) 985 0284
Email
expressmayangsari@yahoo.com
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿382
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿363
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Dee Travels Hatyai
Website
12go.asia
Shuttle from Hat Yai Airport to Tammalang Pier Satun
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
฿2000
Schedules 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
฿350
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 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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