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There are 5 ways to get from Kuantan to Pattani by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  12h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Kuantan to Rantau Panjang
  2. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Pattani 172 Sungai Kolok - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper Fan / ...

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Bus, minivan  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Kuantan to Rantau Panjang
  2. Take the minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala

3 alternative options

Bus, minivan via Kota Bharu  •  14h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Kuantan to Kota Bharu
  2. Take the minivan from Sungai Kolok to Yala

Drive  •  6h 59m

  1. Drive from Kuantan to Pattani 532.2 km

Fly, drive  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Kuantan (KUA) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) KUA - KBR
  2. Drive from Sultan Ismail Petra to Pattani
Malaysia → Thailand
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International entry into Thailand from Malaysia

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

Restricted for: Foreign nationals, with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Thailand from Malaysia

  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Foreign nationals are required to obtain Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Thai embassy or consulate
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Foreign nationals are required to obtain Certificate of Entry (COE) issued by the Thai embassy or consulate
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Travel insurance and medical declaration are required for foreign nationals
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination and a negative COVID-19 test are exempt from compulsory quarantine if travelling to the following islands: Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Pha Ngan and Koh Tao. They must stay on the island for at least 14 days before travelling to other regions
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Barbados, Belgium, Bhutan, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Mauritius, Monaco, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan and Vietnam

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Rules to follow in Thailand

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Thailand from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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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 Pattani is 1422.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pattani is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pattani is 1 metre.

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

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Thailand is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 1 Dec 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuantan to Pattani is to bus and minivan which costs RM 70 - RM 80 and takes 12h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuantan to Pattani is to fly and drive which costs RM 200 - RM 900 and takes 6h 33m.

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The distance between Kuantan and Pattani is 411 km. The road distance is 532.2 km.

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The best way to get from Kuantan to Pattani without a car is to bus and train which takes 12h 2m and costs RM 90 - RM 240.

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It takes approximately 12h 2m to get from Kuantan to Pattani, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuantan Airport to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Pattani is 1h behind Kuantan. It is currently 10:59 PM in Kuantan and 9:59 PM in Pattani.

Yes, the driving distance between Kuantan to Pattani is 532 km. It takes approximately 6h 59m to drive from Kuantan to Pattani.

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Malaysia Airlines offers flights from Kuantan Airport to Sultan Ismail Petra Airport.

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The best way to get from Kuantan to Kuantan Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs RM 35 - RM 45.

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Map of how to get from Kuantan to Pattani.
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  • Distance: 410.6 km
  • Duration: 12h 2m

What companies run services between Kuantan, Malaysia and Pattani, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Kuantan to Pattani via Kuantan, Sungai Kolok, Yala, and Pattani Bus Station in around 12h 53m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuantan to Sultan Ismail Petra via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
฿1000 - ฿6000
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Sungai Kolok to Pattani
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿65 - ฿1100
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿65 - ฿180
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿800
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿270 - ฿370
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿750 - ฿1100
Bus operators
Ekspres Perdana
Phone
+603-7728 4789
Email
hq@ekspresperdana.my
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Kuantan to Rantau Panjang
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
฿312
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
minivan
Bus from Sungai Kolok to Yala
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿120
Transnasional
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Kuantan to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿279
Schedules at
redbus.my
Book at
easybook.com

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