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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob by train, bus, car, plane, car ferry or taxi

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Train  •  4h 21m

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

RM 107 - RM 144

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Bus  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Kulim

RM 72 - RM 97

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Train via Tasek Gelugor  •  4h 35m

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

RM 98 - RM 136

Bus via Pusat Bandar Puchong  •  7h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Puchong Tesco to Kulim

RM 86 - RM 101

Drive  •  3h 57m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob 350.8 km

RM 65 - RM 100

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor

RM 198 - RM 333

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang, car ferry, train, taxi  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Tasek Gelugor
  4. Take a taxi from Tasek Gelugor to Sungai Kob

RM 190 - RM 363

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, train  •  5h 15m

  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 Tasek Gelugor

RM 192 - RM 367

Kuala Lumpur → Sungai Kob
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The COVID-19 helpline number in Sungai Kob is 03 88810200.

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The social distance requirement in Sungai Kob is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 100 and takes 3h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob is to drive which costs RM 65 - RM 100 and takes 3h 57m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sungai Kob is 280 km. The road distance is 350.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob without a car is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs RM 100 - RM 150.

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It takes approximately 4h 21m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob is to train which takes 4h 21m and costs RM 100 - RM 150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 70 - RM 100 and takes 4h 36m.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob is 351 km. It takes approximately 3h 57m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob.

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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 59+ hotels available in Sungai Kob. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Kob.
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  • Distance: 279.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 21m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Sungai Kob, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam every 4 hours. Tickets cost RM 35 - RM 60 and the journey takes 3h 53m. Alternatively, Cosmic Express operates a bus from Hentian Duta to Kulim every 3 hours. Tickets cost RM 30 - RM 50 and the journey takes 4h 21m.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 320
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 450
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 170 - RM 490
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 320
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 140 - RM 450
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 170 - RM 490
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 290
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 410
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 100 - RM 300
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 60
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 36 - RM 40
Gold
RM 50 - RM 60
Platinum
RM 70 - RM 85
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 65
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 38 - RM 41
Gold
RM 55 - RM 65
Platinum
RM 70 - RM 85
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 14 - RM 19
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 14 - RM 15
Gold
RM 17 - RM 19
Platinum
RM 20 - RM 24
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 9 - RM 11
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 4 - RM 5
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Bus operators
Cosmic Express
Phone
03-6205 1399
Website
cosmicexpress.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Kulim
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 30 - RM 50
Schedules at
cosmicexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Puchong Tesco to Kulim
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 44
Schedules at
redbus.my
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Phone
03-7885 2585
Email
suggest@rapidkl.com.my
Website
myrapid.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 1 - RM 8
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
RM 2
Car
RM 8
Bicycle
RM 2
Motorcycle
RM 2
Tricycle
RM 3
Other operators
Taxi from Tasek Gelugor to Sungai Kob
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 75
PenGuard Limo Service
Phone
+60177367817
Website
edwardganteckwee.wixsite.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
Sunshine Radio Taxi
Phone
+604 642 5961
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Penang Taxi Drivers Association
Phone
+604 262 5721
Website
penang-traveltips.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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