There are 7 ways to get from Malacca to Banding Island by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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

Train  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Pulau Sebang to Bukit Mertajam

$36 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus Mayang Sari Express  •  8 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kulim

$13 - $14

5 alternative options

Bus Plusliner  •  13 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. Take the bus from Puchong to Kulim

$14 - $16

Drive  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Malacca to Kulim 303.7 miles

$22 - $35

Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Kota Bharu, drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kota Bharu (KBR) KUL - KBR
  3. Drive from Kota Bharu to Su-ngai Padi

$20 - $71

Bus to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, taxi  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Alor Setar (AOR) KUL - AOR
  3. Take a taxi from Alor Setar to Baling

$81 - $161

Bus, train to Kuala Lumpur Subang, fly to Kota Bharu, drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Melaka to Klia
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Kota Bharu (KBR) SZB - KBR
  4. Drive from Kota Bharu to Su-ngai Padi

$41 - $106

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malacca to Banding Island is to bus which costs RM 51 - RM 55 and takes 8 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malacca to Banding Island is to bus and fly and drive which costs RM 80 - RM 290 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The distance between Malacca and Banding Island is 386 km. The road distance is 486 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 57 min to get from Malacca to Banding Island, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Malacca to Banding Island. However, there are services departing from Melaka Sentral and arriving at Kulim via Terminal Bersepadu Selatan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 29 min.

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What companies run services between Malacca, Malaysia and Banding Island, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Malacca to Kulim once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Malacca to Kulim via Terminal Bersepadu Selatan in around 8 h 29 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Pulau Sebang to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
KKKL Express
Mayang Sari Express
Website
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Kulim
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Book at
mayangsariexpress.com.my
Transnasional
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Melaka Sentral to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Melaka to Klia
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from Alor Setar to Baling
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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