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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  3h 1m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) SZB - KBR

RM 164 - RM 566

Cheapest option

Bus, train via Kuala Lipis  •  10h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Kuala Lipis
  2. Take the train from Kuala Lipis to Tumpat

RM 28 - RM 54

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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) KUL - KBR

RM 153 - RM 290

Bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Klang to Tumpat

RM 54

Bus, train  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut
  2. Take the train from Jerantut to Tumpat

RM 66 - RM 95

Bus, train #2  •  13h 5m

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

RM 54 - RM 77

Train  •  15h 47m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Gemas Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Tumpat

RM 43 - RM 86

Drive  •  6h 28m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat 443.4 km

RM 85 - RM 130

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Last updated: September 22 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat is to bus and train via Kuala Lipis which costs RM 28 - RM 55 and takes 10h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat is to fly which costs RM 160 - RM 600 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat. However, there are services departing from Pasar Seni and arriving at Tumpat via Klang. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat. However, there are services departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Tumpat via Gemas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 47m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tumpat is 344 km. The road distance is 443.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat without a car is to bus and train via Kuala Lipis which takes 10h 20m and costs RM 28 - RM 55.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat bus services, operated by E-Mutiara Express, depart from Klang station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat 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 Tumpat is to fly which takes 3h 1m and costs RM 160 - RM 600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 54 and takes 11h 10m, you could also train, which costs RM 40 - RM 90 and takes 15h 47m.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat.
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  • Distance: 344.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 1m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tumpat, Malaysia?

Malindo Airways and Firefly fly from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat hourly. Alternatively, E-Mutiara Express operates a bus from Klang to Tumpat once daily. Tickets cost RM 50 and the journey takes 9h 11m.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 120 - RM 800
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 65 - RM 240
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 400
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 150 - RM 850
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 400
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lipis to Tumpat
Ave. Duration
6h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 14 - RM 40
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
RM 14 - RM 17
Superior
RM 22 - RM 30
Superior Night
RM 30 - RM 40
Premier
RM 50 - RM 54
Premier Night
RM 65 - RM 80
Train from Jerantut to Tumpat
Ave. Duration
8h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 16 - RM 45
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
RM 16 - RM 19
Superior
RM 25 - RM 35
Superior Night
RM 30 - RM 45
Premier
RM 58 - RM 62
Premier Night
RM 70 - RM 85
Train from Krai to Tumpat
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 7 - RM 25
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
RM 7 - RM 8
Superior
RM 11 - RM 15
Superior Night
RM 17 - RM 25
Premier
RM 19 - RM 21
Premier Night
RM 30 - RM 45
Train from Gemas to Tumpat
Ave. Duration
12h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 22 - RM 55
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
RM 22 - RM 25
Superior
RM 30 - RM 50
Superior Night
RM 40 - RM 55
Premier
RM 83 - RM 89
Premier Night
RM 100 - RM 110
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 21 - RM 35
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 21 - RM 23
Gold
RM 28 - RM 31
Platinum
RM 35 - RM 41
Bus operators
Pahang Lin Siong Motor Co Bhd
Phone
03-40439027
Email
pahanglinsiong@gmail.com
Website
pahanglinsiong.my
Bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Kuala Lipis
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 15
Schedules at
pahanglinsiong.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Phone
(09) 774 2655
Email
hq@e-mutiara.com
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Klang to Tumpat
Ave. Duration
9h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 50
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
NKS Shuttle
Phone
+6 03 2072 0336
Email
enquiry@taman-negara-nks.com
Website
taman-negara-nks.com
Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Jerantut
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 50
Schedules at
nkstravel.com
Ekspres Perdana
Phone
+603-7728 4789
Email
hq@ekspresperdana.my
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kuala Krai
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 45
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com

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

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Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat bus services, operated by E-Mutiara Express, arrive at Tumpat station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat is 443 km. It takes approximately 6h 28m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tumpat.

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

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There are 361+ hotels available in Tumpat. Prices start at RM 500 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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