There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai by train, ferry, car, car ferry, plane or taxi

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, ferry  •  41 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Pelabuhan Klang
  2. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Karimun
  3. Take the ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Belawan
  4. Take the train from Batang Kuis to Tanjung Balai

$51 - $88

Cheapest option

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu, train  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kuala Namu (KNO) SZB - KNO
  2. Take the train from Araskabu to Tanjung Balai

$32 - $246

3 alternative options

Drive, ferry  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Port Dickson
  2. Take the ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai
  3. Drive from Dumai to Tanjungbalai

$70 - $97

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kuala Namu, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kuala Namu (KNO) KUL - KNO
  3. Take the train from Araskabu to Tanjung Balai

$39 - $169

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Silangit Airport, taxi  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Silangit Airport (DTB) KUL - DTB
  3. Take a taxi from Silangit Airport to Tanjungbalai

$89 - $264

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai is to train and fly which costs RM 150 - RM 700 and takes 8 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai is to train and fly and taxi which costs RM 360 - RM 1100 and takes 8 h 12 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tanjungbalai is 211 km.

It takes approximately 41 h 55 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tanjungbalai, Indonesia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai. However, you can take the train to Pelabuhan Klang, take the ferry to Tanjung Balai Karimun, take the ferry to Belawan, take the taxi to Batang Kuis, then take the train to Tanjung Balai. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Port Dickson, take the ferry to Dumai, then take the drive to Tanjungbalai.

Airlines
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $220
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $270
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Singapore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $230
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Silangit Airport via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $390
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Silangit Airport via Jakarta
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $240
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $230
Garuda Indonesia
Website
garuda-indonesia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Silangit Airport via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Wings Air
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Silangit Airport via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kuala Namu via Singapore
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
tiket.kereta-api.co.id
Train from Batang Kuis to Tanjung Balai
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$6 - $14
Train from Araskabu to Tanjung Balai
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$6 - $13
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Ferry operators
ferry
Ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Karimun
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Pelni
Website
pelni.co.id
Ferry from Tanjung Balai Karimun to Belawan
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
pelni.co.id
Economy
$16
Executive
$35
Tunas Rupat
Website
tunasrupat.com
Car ferry from Port Dickson to Dumai
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
tunasrupat.com
Other operators
Taxi from Silangit Airport to Tanjungbalai
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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