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There are 2 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai by ferry, train or plane

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Ferry  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan

$25

1 alternative option

Train, fly  •  7 h 48 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

$35 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai is to ferry which costs RM 104 - RM 105 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai is to ferry which costs RM 104 - RM 105 and takes 7 h 3 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tanjungbalai is 211 km.

The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai without a car is to ferry which takes 7 h 3 min and costs RM 104 - RM 105.

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It takes approximately 7 h 3 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kuala Namu Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Tanjungbalai is 1 h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 3:14 AM in Kuala Lumpur and 2:14 AM in Tanjungbalai.

Batik Air, Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Kuala Namu Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Tanjungbalai. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai.
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  • Distance: 131.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 3 min

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

Pacific Jetstar operates a ferry from Kuala Lumpur to Tanjungbalai once daily. Tickets cost $24 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $220
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $140
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Batik Air
Website
batikair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Train operators
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
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Araskabu to Tanjung Balai
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $8
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $8
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$6 - $13
Ferry operators
Pacific Jetstar
Ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24

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