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

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Train  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai

$21 - $51

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Bus Sri Theven Express  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Hat Yai

$14 - $20

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Bus Alisan Golden Coach Express  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hatyai

$17 - $18

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla 351 miles

$45 - $75

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Hat Yai, bus  •  5 h 39 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 bus from Hat Yai to Songkhla

$46 - $226

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

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Hat Yai (HDY) SZB - HDY
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Songkhla

$36 - $290

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

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai

$32 - $131

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter, train  •  7 h 52 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 Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai

$33 - $132

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu, train  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kota Bharu (KBR) SZB - KBR
  2. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai

$32 - $125

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla is to bus which costs RM 69 - RM 74 and takes 10 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla is to train and fly and bus which costs RM 190 - RM 950 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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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 10 h 36 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Songkhla is 467 km. The road distance is 561.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla without a car is to train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs RM 85 - RM 210.

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It takes approximately 8 h 49 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla is to train which takes 8 h 49 min and costs RM 85 - RM 210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 69 - RM 74 and takes 10 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Hat Yai Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, arrive at Hatyai station.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla.
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  • Distance: 292.1 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 49 min

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 49 min. Alternatively, Alisan Golden Coach Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
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
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 Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
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 to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
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 to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
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 Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
Train from Anak Bukit to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Train from Sungai Kolok to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
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
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Theven Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
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Songkhla is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 11:05 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 10:05 AM in Songkhla.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla is 562 km. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Songkhla.

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Thai AirAsia offers flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Hat Yai Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Songkhla. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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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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