There are 7 ways to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata by plane, bus, taxi, train, ferry 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 Ipoh  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Ipoh (IPH) LGK - IPH

$122 - $458

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah
  2. Take the bus from Alor Setar to Kampar

$53 - $63

5 alternative options

Fly to Penang, bus, taxi  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Penang (PEN) LGK - PEN
  2. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal to Terminal Amanjaya
  3. Take a taxi from Terminal Amanjaya to Tanah Rata

$69 - $135

Fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) LGK - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Take the train from KL Sentral to Kampar

$67 - $180

Fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) LGK - SZB
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Kampar

$67 - $186

Ferry, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Kuala Kedah
  2. Take the train from Alor Setar to Ipoh Ep9501 / ...

$56 - $70

Ferry, car ferry, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Langkawi to Penang
  2. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Ipoh

$73 - $97

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

Scoot Tigerair , Firefly and AirAsia fly from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata 3 times a day.

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 Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $200
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Langkawi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $110
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
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Langkawi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Flights from Langkawi to Penang
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $110
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
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Langkawi to Ipoh via Singapore
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Kampar
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$6 - $8
Platinum
$8 - $10
Train from Alor Setar to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $11
Platinum
$12 - $15
Train from Butterworth to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
srimaju.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
$7
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
$22
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
Other operators
Taxi from Terminal Amanjaya to Tanah Rata
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata?

The distance between Langkawi Airport (LGK) and Tanah Rata is 277 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata?

The cheapest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata is to ferry and bus which costs RM 200 - RM 250 and takes 8 h 32 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata?

The quickest way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata is to fly and train which takes 5 h 22 min and costs RM 260 - RM 700.

How long does it take to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata?

It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata, including transfers.