There are 6 ways to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata by plane, bus, 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  •  5 h 9 min

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

$122 - $453

Cheapest option

Fly to Penang, bus  •  6 h 32 min

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

$25 - $82

4 alternative options

Fly to Kuala Lumpur Subang, train  •  6 h 58 min

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

$55 - $171

Ferry, train  •  6 h 56 min

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

$45 - $61

Ferry, car ferry, bus  •  9 h 49 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 bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal

$38 - $40

Ferry, bus  •  10 h 39 min

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

$26 - $27

Questions & Answers

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

The best way to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata without a car is to ferry and car ferry and bus which takes 9 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Langkawi Airport to Ipoh Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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AirAsia, Firefly and Scoot Tigerair offer flights from Langkawi Airport to Ipoh Airport.

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There are 373+ hotels available in Tanah Rata. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Langkawi Airport (LGK) to Tanah Rata.
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  • Distance: 172.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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

Scoot Tigerair , AirAsia and Firefly 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
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Langkawi to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
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 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 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 Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Train operators
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
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $6
Gold
$6 - $7
Platinum
$8 - $10
Train from Arau to Kampar
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $9
Gold
$11 - $13
Platinum
$15 - $18
Bus operators
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
CS Travel & Tours
Website
cstravel.com.my
Bus from Penang Terminal Bas Sungai Nibong to Cameron Highlands
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cstravel.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
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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