There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Sungai Petani

$9 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, KTM Komuter  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Butterworth
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Sungai Petani Butterworth

$10 - $13

5 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Sungai Petani

$11

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani 235.2 miles

$17 - $26

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 9 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 Sungai Petani

$29 - $98

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani

$24 - $100

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang, car ferry, KTM Komuter  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (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 KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Sungai Petani

$31 - $89

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani is to bus which costs RM 43 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani is to drive which takes 4 h 1 min and costs RM 70 - RM 110.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sungai Petani is 309 km. The road distance is 376 km.

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The train from KL Sentral to Sungai Petani takes 4 h 21 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Sungai Petani. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Sungai Petani. Services depart every two hours. The journey takes approximately 4 h 21 min.

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 21 min. Alternatively, Mayang Sari Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani twice daily. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 5 h 36 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
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 Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $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
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $11
Gold
$14 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $22
Train from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
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
Bus operators
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Transnasional
Etika Express
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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