There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut by train, car, bus, taxi or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, drive  •  8 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Sungai Kolok
  3. Drive from Sungai Kolok to Kuala Besut

$33 - $87

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Bus E-Mutiara Express  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth to Kuala Besut

$17

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Bus S.P Bumi  •  13 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Terengganu
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut Jetty

$20

Taxi  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut 260.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut 260.1 miles

$19 - $29

Fly Alor Setar to Kota Bharu, taxi  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kota Bharu (KBR) AOR - KBR
  2. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut

$61 - $158

Bus to Penang, fly to Kota Bharu, taxi  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kota Bharu (KBR) PEN - KBR
  3. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut

$52 - $126

Fly Alor Setar to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) AOR - TGG
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut Jetty

$53 - $162

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut. However, there are services departing from Kuala Perlis and arriving at Kuala Besut via Butterworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 29 min.

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The distance between Kuala Perlis and Kuala Besut is 275 km. The road distance is 416.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 51 min to get from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut, including transfers.

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Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut bus services, operated by Plusliner, depart from Kuala Perlis station.

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There is no direct flight from Alor Setar Airport to Kota Bharu Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut bus services, operated by E-Mutiara Express, arrive at Kuala Besut station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut is 416 km. It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to drive from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Firefly offer flights from Alor Setar Airport to Kota Bharu Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Kuala Besut. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut.
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  • Distance: 171.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 51 min

What companies run services between Kuala Perlis, Malaysia and Kuala Besut, Malaysia?

You can take a bus from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut via Butterworth Bus Terminal and Butterworth in around 10 h 29 min.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Alor Setar to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Flights from Alor Setar to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Flights from Alor Setar to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $130
Flights from Penang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $130
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $110
Flights from Alor Setar to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Flights from Alor Setar to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $130
Flights from Penang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $130
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
Train from Hat Yai to Sungai Kolok
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $25
1st Class (Berth)
$26 - $35
Bus operators
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
easybook.com
S.P Bumi
Website
spbumi.com.my
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
10 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
spbumi.com.my
Bas Persiaran
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu to Kuala Besut Jetty
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Teksi Luar Bandar
Phone
+60 4-976 5375

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The best way to get from Kuala Perlis to Alor Setar Airport is to taxi which takes 46 min and costs .

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