There are 6 ways to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kuala Lumpur by plane, train, ferry, bus or car ferry

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, train  •  1 h 30 min

  1. LGK - KUL

$26 - $126

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  7 h 26 min

$19 - $26

4 alternative options

Fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang  •  2 h 46 min

  1. LGK - SZB

$21 - $125

Ferry, bus  •  8 h 50 min

$19

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  9 h 25 min

$37 - $51

Ferry, car ferry, bus  •  10 h 28 min

$38 - $47

What companies run services between Langkawi Airport (LGK), Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

Malindo Airways and Firefly fly from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kuala Lumpur 4 times a day.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $320
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $240
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $210
Train operators
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 Alor Setar to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $18
Platinum
$21 - $25
Train from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
Bus operators
Transnasional
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
langkawi-ferry.com
Book at
ticket.langkawi-ferry.com
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal to Swettenham Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Penang Port
Website
penangport.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
penangport.com.my

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Langkawi Airport (LGK) and Kuala Lumpur is 417 km.

The cheapest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kuala Lumpur is to ferry and bus which costs RM 75 - RM 77 and takes 8 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kuala Lumpur is to fly and train which takes 1 h 30 min and costs RM 100 - RM 500.

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.