There are 10 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah by bus, train, taxi, 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

Bus  •  8 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Merah

$11

9 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjung Malim Pelabuhan Klang - Tanjung Malim
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bus Tanjong Malim to Tanah Merah

$17 - $19

Bus, train  •  11 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut
  2. Take the train from Jerantut to Tanah Merah Ert26

$17 - $22

Train  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Gemas
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Tanah Merah Ert26

$12 - $19

Taxi  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah 250.1 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah 250.1 miles

$18 - $28

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kota Bharu (KBR) SZB - KBR
  2. Take the train from Kg. Kok Pasir to Tanah Merah

$27 - $96

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kota Bharu, train  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kota Bharu (KBR) KUL - KBR
  3. Take the train from Kg. Kok Pasir to Tanah Merah

$30 - $92

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) SZB - TGG
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh

$41 - $111

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) KUL - TGG
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh

$44 - $117

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah is to bus which costs RM 45 and takes 8 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah is to train and fly which costs RM 120 - RM 380 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Tanah Merah. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah. However, there are services departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Tanah Merah via Gemas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 27 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tanah Merah is 300 km. The road distance is 400.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 18 min and costs RM 45.

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The bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Merah takes 8 h 18 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah bus services, operated by Ekspres Perdana, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah.
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  • Distance: 187.6 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 18 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tanah Merah, Malaysia?

Ekspres Perdana operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 8 h 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah via Gemas in around 15 h 27 min.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
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
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjung Malim
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $5
Platinum
$4 - $6
Train from KL Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$6 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjung Malim
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Jerantut to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$3 - $4
Superior
$5 - $8
Superior Night
$7 - $10
Premier
$12 - $14
Premier Night
$16 - $19
Train from Gemas to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
11 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$5 - $6
Superior
$7 - $11
Superior Night
$10 - $12
Premier
$18 - $20
Premier Night
$22 - $25
Train from Kg. Kok Pasir to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$1 - $2
Superior
$2 - $3
Superior Night
$3 - $6
Premier
$3 - $4
Premier Night
$6 - $9
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
Bus operators
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
8 h 18 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bus Tanjong Malim to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
NKS Shuttle
Website
taman-negara-nks.com
Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
taman-negara-nks.com
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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