There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  8 h 4 min

$21 - $51

Cheapest option

Bus Alisan Golden Coach Express  •  9 h 36 min

$17 - $18

6 alternative options

Bus Sri Maju  •  11 h 26 min

$20 - $23

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. 351 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hat Yai, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. KUL - HDY

$50 - $223

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Hat Yai, bus  •  5 h 50 min

  1. SZB - HDY

$36 - $290

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter, train  •  7 h 34 min

  1. KUL - AOR

$38 - $128

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter, train  •  7 h 58 min

  1. SZB - AOR

$33 - $130

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

You can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla via Padang Besar and Hat Yai in around 8 h 4 min. Alternatively, Alisan Golden Coach Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla 5 times a day. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 8 h.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $280
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
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 10 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 Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$12 - $13
Gold
$18 - $20
Platinum
$24 - $28
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
srimaju.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Songkhla is 467 km. The road distance is 562 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla is to bus which costs RM 69 - RM 73 and takes 9 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla is to train and fly and bus which takes 5 h 21 min and costs RM 190 - RM 900.

No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Songkhla via Hat Yai. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 8 h 4 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla, including transfers.