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There are 9 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta to Gurun
  2. Take the train from Gurun to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Prachuap Khiri Khan
  5. Take the train from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Thap Sakae

Bus, train via Sungai Petani

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Petani
  2. Take the train from Sungai Petani to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Prachuap Khiri Khan
  5. Take the train from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Thap Sakae

Bus, minivan via Hat Yai

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Hat Yai Station
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  3. Take the minivan from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Thap Sakae

Bus, minivan

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
  2. Take the bus from Sungai Kolok to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
  3. Take the minivan from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Thap Sakae

Train

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok Hualamphong
  2. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Thap Sakae

Drive

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae

Train, fly to Suvarnabhumi

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Suvarnabhumi (BKK)
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Thap Sakae

Train, fly to Don Muang

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Don Muang (DMK)
  3. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Thap Sakae

Train, fly to Phuket, bus

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT)
  3. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Thap Sakae
Malaysia → Thailand
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International entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: Citizens, permanent residents and visa holders

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
  • Foreign nationals must complete Thailand Pass registration prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Thailand from Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Thap Sakae is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Thap Sakae is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Thap Sakae is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1422.

No, returning to Malaysia from Thailand is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 4 Aug 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae is to bus and minivan which costs RM 190 - RM 260 and takes 36h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae is to train and fly which costs RM 300 - RM 1500 and takes 13h 5m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae. However, there are services departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Thap Sakae via Thanon Nipatuthit 2, Hat Yai Bus Terminal and Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae. However, there are services departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Thap Sakae via Hua Lamphong. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46h 57m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Thap Sakae is 957 km. The road distance is 1145.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae without a car is to bus and train which takes 22h 7m and costs RM 95 - RM 500.

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It takes approximately 22h 7m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae bus services, operated by Alisan Golden Coach Express, depart from Hentian Duta station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae train services, operated by Eastern and Oriental Express, depart from Kuala Lumpur station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae is to bus and minivan via Hat Yai which takes 30h 21m and costs RM 220 - RM 260. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RM 15600 - RM 15800 and takes 46h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae.
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  • Distance: 957.5 km
  • Duration: 22h 7m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Thap Sakae, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae via Hat Yai Station, Thanon Nipatuthit 2, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal, and Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok in around 30h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae via Bangkok Hualamphong and Hua Lamphong in around 46h 57m.

Airlines
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿14000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Phuket
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿14000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿14000
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿3300 - ฿14000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿2700 - ฿14000
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1800 - ฿12000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1400 - ฿7500
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1900 - ฿6500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
฿2200 - ฿4100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
฿2200 - ฿4100
Myanmar Airways International
Website
maiair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2900 - ฿14000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Yangon
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
฿8000 - ฿21000
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿15000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿2300 - ฿7500
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿6000 - ฿21000
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gurun to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿85 - ฿110
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Train from Sungai Petani to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
฿100 - ฿130
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Hat Yai to Prachuap Khiri Khan
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿180 - ฿1500
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿180 - ฿270
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿410 - ฿600
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿1100 - ฿1500
Train from Prachuap Khiri Khan to Thap Sakae
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿45 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿330
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
Train from Hua Lamphong to Thap Sakae
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿120 - ฿1300
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿120 - ฿220
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿850
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿330 - ฿460
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿950 - ฿1300
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Thap Sakae
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿120 - ฿1300
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
฿120 - ฿220
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿600 - ฿850
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿330 - ฿450
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿950 - ฿1300
Eastern and Oriental Express
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
฿300 - ฿440
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Bus operators
Intercity Coach
Phone
+6012 4703155
Website
new.intercity.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta to Gurun
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
฿428
Schedules at
new.intercity.my
Book at
easybook.com
Cosmic Express
Phone
03-6205 1399
Website
cosmicexpress.com.my
Bus from Hentian Duta to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿420 - ฿550
Schedules at
cosmicexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Siam Lane Tour (Siam Dernrod)
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿871
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Piya
Phone
0-2894-6330-2
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿1016
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bang Saphan Tour
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Southern Bus Terminal Bangkok to Thap Sakae
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿291
Schedules at
12go.asia
Queen Express
Phone
+6 09 742 2277
Email
QueenExpress77@gmail.com
Website
queenexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
฿373
Schedules at
queenexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿375
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Phuket Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Thap Sakae
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿913
Schedules at
12go.asia

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae bus services, operated by Bang Saphan Tour, arrive at Thap Sakae station.

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Thap Sakae is 1h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 7:13 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 6:13 PM in Thap Sakae.

Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Thap Sakae station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae is 1146 km. It takes approximately 14h 37m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Thap Sakae.

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