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There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah by bus, train, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 18 min

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

$11

8 alternative options

Train, bus  •  8 h 26 min

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

$18 - $19

Train  •  15 h 44 min

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

$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 Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) SZB - KBR
  2. Take the train from Kg. Kok Pasir to Tanah Merah

$27 - $98

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Sultan Ismail Petra, train  •  5 h 4 min

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

$30 - $92

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) SZB - TGG
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Jerteh

$41 - $112

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 - $116

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 390 and takes 5 h 4 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 44 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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Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from KL Sentral station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah is to bus which takes 8 h 18 min and costs RM 45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RM 50 - RM 85 and takes 15 h 44 min.

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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 44 min.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Trengganu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
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 30 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 Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gemas to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
12 h 14 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
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 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
intranet4.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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $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 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.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
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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The quickest flight from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah bus services, operated by Ekspres Perdana, arrive at Tanah Merah station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah train services, operated by KTM Malaysia Railway, arrive at Tanah Merah station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah is 400 km. It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Merah.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Tanah Merah. Prices start at $36 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 11.

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