There are 4 ways to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Bharu by plane, bus, ferry or train

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 Kota Bharu  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Kota Bharu (KBR) LGK - KBR

$35 - $125

Cheapest option

Ferry, KTM Komuter, train  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
  4. Take the train from Hat Yai to Sungai Kolok

$28 - $79

2 alternative options

Fly to Kuala Trengganu, bus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Kuala Trengganu (TGG) LGK - TGG
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kota Bharu

$38 - $137

Ferry, bus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Perlis
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Kubang Kerian

$32 - $36

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Bharu is to ferry and bus which costs RM 120 - RM 150 and takes 10 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Bharu is to fly which costs RM 140 - RM 550 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between Langkawi Airport (LGK) and Kota Bharu is 278 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 50 min to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Bharu, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Langkawi Airport (LGK), Malaysia and Kota Bharu, Malaysia?

AirAsia, Malindo Airways and two other airlines fly from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kota Bharu hourly.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Bharu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $120
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $100
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Trengganu via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $100
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Trengganu via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $100
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Trengganu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Alor Setar to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $5
Platinum
$4 - $5
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$16 - $22
1st Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
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)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Bus operators
S.P Bumi
Website
spbumi.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
spbumi.com.my
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Kuala Terengganu to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Kubang Kerian
Ave. Duration
8 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
ticket.langkawi-ferry.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com

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