There are 7 ways to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Taiping by ferry, train, car ferry, plane or bus

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

Ferry, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Perlis
  2. Take the train from Arau to Taiping

$12 - $17

6 alternative options

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  5 h 59 min

  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
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Taiping

$32 - $36

Ferry, car ferry, train via Taiping  •  6 h 13 min

  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
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Taiping

$31 - $34

Fly to Penang, car ferry, train  •  4 h 14 min

  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 the train from Butterworth to Taiping

$17 - $74

Fly to Alor Setar, train  •  6 h 7 min

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

$34 - $150

Fly to Ipoh, train  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Ipoh (IPH) LGK - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Taiping

$90 - $413

Fly to Kota Bharu, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Kota Bharu (KBR) LGK - KBR
  2. Take the bus from Pasir Mas to Simpang Taiping

$50 - $142

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Taiping is to ferry and train which costs RM 45 - RM 75 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Taiping is to fly and car ferry and train which costs RM 70 - RM 310 and takes 4 h 14 min.

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The distance between Langkawi Airport (LGK) and Taiping is 200 km.

The best way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Taiping without a car is to ferry and car ferry and train which takes 5 h 59 min and costs RM 130 - RM 150.

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Taiping, 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 and AirAsia offer flights from Langkawi Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Taiping. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Taiping.
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  • Distance: 124.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

There is no direct connection from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Taiping. However, you can take the drive to Langkawi, take the ferry to Kuala Perlis, take the drive to Arau, then take the train to Taiping. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Taiping via Kuah Ferry Terminal, Swettenham Pier, Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal, Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal, and Butterworth in around 5 h 59 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $80
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Penang, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
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
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $110
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Langkawi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
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
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $110
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$26 - $140
Flights from Langkawi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
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
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Langkawi to Alor Setar via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Flights from Langkawi to Kota Bharu via Kuala Lumpur Subang
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Langkawi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Arau to Taiping
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $7
Gold
$8 - $9
Platinum
$10 - $12
Train from Butterworth to Taiping
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$4 - $5
Platinum
$5 - $7
Train from Anak Bukit to Taiping
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $8
Platinum
$9 - $11
Train from Ipoh to Taiping
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$4 - $5
Platinum
$4 - $6
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Taiping
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
Ferry operators
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Perlis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.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
$20
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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