There are 8 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 Darul Naim Express  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Putra to Kuala Krai

$12 - $13

7 alternative options

Bus Ekspres Perdana  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai

$14 - $16

Bus, train  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut
  2. Take the train from Jerantut to Tanah Merah ERT26

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  6 h 1 min

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

$130 - $170

Drive  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah 250.1 miles

$18 - $28

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kota Bharu, train  •  4 h 20 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 Wakaf Bharu to Tanah Merah

$32 - $84

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu, train  •  4 h 38 min

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

$25 - $91

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  6 h 47 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 Pasir Puteh

$50 - $111

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

Darul Naim Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah 5 times a day. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
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 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 Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
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 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 Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
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 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$3 - $5
Superior
$5 - $8
Superior Night
$7 - $10
Premier
$12 - $14
Premier Night
$16 - $19
Train from Wakaf Bharu to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Economy
$1 - $2
Superior
$2 - $3
Superior Night
$3 - $6
Premier
$3 - $4
Premier Night
$7 - $10
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
Darul Naim Express
Website
darulnaim.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Putra to Kuala Krai
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
darulnaim.com.my
Book at
busonlineticket.com
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Pasir Puteh
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.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
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
6 h 1 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tanah Merah is 300 km. The road distance is 400 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah is to bus which costs RM 48 - RM 52 and takes 7 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah is to train and fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs RM 120 - RM 340.

It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah, including transfers.