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There are 4 ways to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan by bus, train, ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, train, ferry  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Butterworth to KL Sentral
  3. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang
  4. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
  5. Take the train from Tanjung Balai to Medan

$40 - $56

Cheapest option

Bus to Penang, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Kuala Namu (KNO) PEN - KNO

$33 - $67

2 alternative options

Bus, train, ferry via Butterworth  •  21 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Butterworth Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth to KL Sentral
  3. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang
  4. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
  5. Take the train from Tanjung Balai to Medan

$40 - $50

Fly from Alor Setar  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kuala Namu (KNO) AOR - KNO

$53 - $181

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan is to bus and train and ferry which costs RM 160 - RM 210 and takes 21 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan is to fly which costs RM 220 - RM 800 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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The distance between Pulau Ketam and Medan is 353 km.

The best way to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan without a car is to bus and train and ferry which takes 21 h 13 min and costs RM 160 - RM 240.

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It takes approximately 21 h 13 min to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Alor Setar Airport to Kuala Namu Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Medan is 1 h behind Pulau Ketam. It is currently 12:15 AM in Pulau Ketam and 11:15 PM in Medan.

Indonesia AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Alor Setar Airport to Kuala Namu Airport.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Medan. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pulau Ketam to Alor Setar Airport is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs RM 80 - RM 100.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan.
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  • Distance: 220.6 miles
  • Duration: 21 h 13 min

What companies run services between Pulau Ketam, Perlis, Malaysia and Medan, Indonesia?

AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines and Indonesia AirAsia fly from Pulau Ketam to Medan every 4 hours.

Airlines
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $80
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $85
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$17 - $20
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Tanjung Balai to Medan
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $9
Website
kai.id
Book at
tiket.com
Economy
$1 - $9
Business
$4 - $8
Executive
$7 - $13
Bus operators
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
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Pacific Jetstar
Ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24

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