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

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Train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani

$9 - $16

6 alternative options

Bus E-Mutiara Express  •  5 h 18 min

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

$10 - $11

Bus Plusliner  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Puchong Tesco to Sungai Petani

$10 - $12

Drive  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani 235.2 miles

$17 - $26

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani

$23 - $100

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  4 h 32 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

$24 - $101

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang, car ferry, KTM Komuter  •  6 h

  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 KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Sungai Petani

$21 - $76

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani is to bus which costs RM 42 - RM 43 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Sungai Petani. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Sungai Petani. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Sungai Petani is 309 km. The road distance is 376.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani without a car is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs RM 35 - RM 65.

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The train from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani takes 4 h 14 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani bus services, operated by E-Mutiara Express, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Kuala Lumpur station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani is to train which takes 4 h 14 min and costs RM 35 - RM 65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 42 - RM 43 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani.
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  • Distance: 193.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 14 min

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 5 times a day. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 14 min. Alternatively, E-Mutiara Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani twice daily. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 5 h 18 min. Mayang Sari Express also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah 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
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah 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
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah 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 7 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 Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $21
Train from Anak Bukit to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
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
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
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
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
easybook.com
Plusliner
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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The quickest flight from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Alor Setar Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani bus services, operated by E-Mutiara Express, arrive at Sungai Petani station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Sungai Petani station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani is 376 km. It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani.

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Firefly and Malindo Airways offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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There are 104+ hotels available in Sungai Petani. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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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 5.

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