There are 5 ways to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak by plane, bus, train or car

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 Phuket  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Phuket (HKT) PEN - HKT

$112 - $227

Cheapest option

KTM Komuter, train, bus  •  15 h 24 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Sungai Petani to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga

$30 - $67

3 alternative options

Fly to Krabi, bus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Krabi (KBV) PEN - KBV
  2. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga

$90 - $244

Mini Van, bus  •  15 h 34 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Khao Sok
  2. Take the bus from Khao Sok to Khao Lak

$39 - $42

Drive  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak 380.3 miles

$50 - $80

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The cheapest way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak is to Mini Van and bus which costs RM 160 - RM 180 and takes 15 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak is to fly which costs RM 460 - RM 950 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Penang Airport (PEN) and Khao Lak is 432 km. The road distance is 608.5 km.

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The best way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak without a car is to KTM Komuter and train and bus which takes 15 h 24 min and costs RM 120 - RM 280.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak is to fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs RM 460 - RM 950. Alternatively, you can Mini Van and bus, which costs RM 160 - RM 180 and takes 15 h 34 min.

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The quickest flight from Penang Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Khao Lak is 1 h behind Penang Airport (PEN). It is currently 2:46 PM in Penang Airport (PEN) and 1:46 PM in Khao Lak.

Yes, the driving distance between Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak is 609 km. It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to drive from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak.

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AirAsia and Firefly offer flights from Penang Airport to Phuket Airport.

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Map of how to get from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak.
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  • Distance: 269.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Penang Airport (PEN), Malaysia and Khao Lak, Phangnga, Thailand?

AirAsia and Firefly fly from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Penang Airport (PEN) to Khao Lak via Komtar, Penang, Khao Sok, and Khao Lak in around 15 h 34 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Penang to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Penang to Krabi via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Penang to Krabi via Singapore, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Penang to Krabi via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Penang to Krabi via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Krabi via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Penang to Krabi via Singapore
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Train operators
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Sungai Petani to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Sungai Petani to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $5
Gold
$5 - $6
Platinum
$6 - $8
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$3 - $7
2nd Class (Seat)
$10 - $14
2nd Class (Berth)
$19 - $26
1st Class (Berth)
$28 - $40
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Phantip Travel
Website
phantiptravel.com
Bus from Surat Thani station to Phang Nga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Mini Van
Bus from Penang to Khao Sok
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
bus
Bus from Khao Sok to Khao Lak
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4

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