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There are 5 ways to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kepala Batas by ferry, car ferry, train, bus, plane or taxi

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Recommended option

Ferry, car ferry  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal to Swettenham Pier
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal

RM 171 - RM 199

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah
  2. Take the train from Alor Setar to Tasek Gelugor Padang Besar

RM 96 - RM 122

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus  •  5h 14m

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

RM 128 - RM 154

Fly to Penang, car ferry, taxi  •  2h 54m

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Penang (PEN) LGK - PEN
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take a taxi from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Kepala Batas

RM 97 - RM 375

Fly to Alor Setar, train  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Alor Setar (AOR) LGK - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor

RM 227 - RM 699

Langkawi Airport (LGK) → Kepala Batas
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kepala Batas is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kepala Batas is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kepala Batas is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 19 Jan 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kepala Batas is to ferry and train which costs RM 95 - RM 130 and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kepala Batas is to fly and car ferry and taxi which costs RM 95 - RM 380 and takes 2h 54m.

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The distance between Langkawi Airport (LGK) and Kepala Batas is 120 km.

The best way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kepala Batas without a car is to ferry and car ferry which takes 4h 25m and costs RM 170 - RM 200.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kepala Batas, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Langkawi Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Firefly, Qatar Airways and AirAsia offer flights from Langkawi Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 890+ hotels available in Kepala Batas. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kepala Batas.
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  • Distance: 119.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Langkawi Airport (LGK), Malaysia and Kepala Batas, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kepala Batas. However, you can take the taxi to Kuah Ferry Terminal, take the ferry to Swettenham Pier, take the walk to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, take the car ferry to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, then take the taxi to Kepala Batas. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kepala Batas via Langkawi, Kuala Kedah, Kuala Kedah, Alor Setar, Alor Setar, and Tasek Gelugor in around 4h 46m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 40 - RM 350
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 550
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur, Senai
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 800
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 550
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 550
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 340 - RM 850
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 700
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 95 - RM 550
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 500 - RM 700
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 470 - RM 2000
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 340 - RM 850
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 170 - RM 650
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Alor Setar to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 8 - RM 10
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 9 - RM 11
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Alor Setar to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 15 - RM 18
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 13 - RM 15
Gold
RM 15 - RM 18
Platinum
RM 19 - RM 22
Train from Anak Bukit to Tasek Gelugor
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 16 - RM 19
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 14 - RM 15
Gold
RM 16 - RM 19
Platinum
RM 20 - RM 24
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 18
Schedules at
redbus.my
Book at
redbus.my
Cepat Express
Phone
+603 7728 8789
Email
helpdesk@eticketing.my
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 22
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Phone
+6016-5217774
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 20
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 22
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Phone
604-2620802
Email
sffvpenang.ticket@gmail.com
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal to Swettenham Pier
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
RM 77
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Rapid Ferry
Phone
03-7885 2585
Email
suggest@rapidkl.com.my
Website
myrapid.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 1 - RM 8
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
RM 2
Car
RM 8
Bicycle
RM 2
Motorcycle
RM 2
Tricycle
RM 3
Langkawi Ferry Line
Phone
04-966 3988
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 23
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 18
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Kepala Batas
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
RM 60 - RM 75
Sunshine Radio Taxi
Phone
+604 642 5961
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Penang Taxi Drivers Association
Phone
+604 262 5721
Website
penang-traveltips.com
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com

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