There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang, MRT  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) AOR - SZB
  2. Take the MRT from Kota Damansara to Pasar Seni

$46 - $124

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Sungai Petani
  2. Take the train from Sungai Petani to Kuala Lumpur

$13 - $20

5 alternative options

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) AOR - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$44 - $113

Train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Arau to Kuala Lumpur

$19 - $28

Bus via Kuala Kangsar  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Sungai Petani
  2. Take the bus from Sungai Petani to Kuala Kangsar
  3. Take the bus from Kuala Kangsar to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$15

Bus Plusliner  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Sungai Petani
  2. Take the bus from Sungai Petani to Putrajaya

$19 - $22

Drive  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Lumpur 299 miles

$22 - $35

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Lumpur every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 5 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Lumpur via Sungai Petani and Kuala Kangsar in around 9 h 49 min.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Train operators
MRT
Website
mymrt.com.my
Train from Kota Damansara to Pasar Seni
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Arau to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from Sungai Petani to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $11
Gold
$14 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $22
Bus operators
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Sungai Petani
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Sungai Petani to Kuala Kangsar
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Kuala Kangsar to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Perlis and Kuala Lumpur is 402 km. The road distance is 478 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which costs RM 61 and takes 9 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs RM 170 - RM 450.

No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Lumpur. However, there are services departing from Kuala Perlis and arriving at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan via Sungai Petani and Kuala Kangsar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to get from Kuala Perlis to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.