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.

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Train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Arau

$18 - $30

8 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar

$19 - $23

Bus via Pusat Bandar Puchong  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Puchong Tesco to Kangar

$21 - $26

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Satun 354.6 miles

$50 - $75

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter, drive  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri
  3. Drive from Bukit Ketri to Satun

$29 - $108

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi, ferry  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Langkawi (LGK) SZB - LGK
  2. Take the ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi to Tammalang Pier Satun

$34 - $146

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  5 h 25 min

  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 KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri

$30 - $109

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hat Yai, Mini Van  •  6 h 35 min

  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

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Hat Yai, Mini Van  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Hat Yai (HDY) SZB - HDY
  2. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai Airport to Pakbara Pier, Satun

$42 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to bus which costs RM 75 - RM 95 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Satun is to train and fly and KTM Komuter which costs RM 120 - RM 450 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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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 6 h 25 min 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 6 h 25 min and costs RM 75 - RM 130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 75 - RM 95 and takes 8 h 23 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Alor Setar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Satun is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 7:36 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 6:36 AM in Satun.

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

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Firefly and Malindo Airways offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Satun. Prices start at $20 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: 6 h 25 min

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 5 h 5 min. Alternatively, Plusliner operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Satun twice daily. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 7 h 9 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Hat Yai via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Langkawi via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
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
5 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Ketri
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Puchong Tesco to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kangar
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
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
7 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Bus from Hat Yai Airport to Pakbara Pier, Satun
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Services
Website
langkawi-ferry.com
Ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal Langkawi to Tammalang Pier Satun
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com

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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 RM 3 - RM 5.

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