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There are 6 ways to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan by train, ferry, bus 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.

Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  18h 56m

  1. Take the train from Arau to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang
  3. Take the ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
  4. Take the train from Tanjung Balai to Medan

$47 - $68

Cheapest option

Bus to Penang, fly  •  6h 47m

  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

4 alternative options

Bus, train, ferry  •  21h 40m

  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 - $52

Ferry to Langkawi, fly  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
  2. Fly from Langkawi (LGK) to Kuala Namu (KNO) LGK - KNO

$42 - $180

Bus, train to Alor Setar, fly  •  9h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Perlis to Terminal Bukit Lagi
  2. Take the bus from Kangar to Arau Station Bus Stop
  3. Take the train from Arau to Anak Bukit
  4. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kuala Namu (KNO) AOR - KNO

Mini Van to Hat Yai, fly  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the Mini Van from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Hat Yai Airport
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Kuala Namu (KNO) HDY - KNO

$64 - $158

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan is to bus and fly which costs RM 130 - RM 280 and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan is to bus and fly which costs RM 130 - RM 280 and takes 6h 47m.

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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 train and ferry which takes 18h 56m and costs RM 190 - RM 290.

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It takes approximately 18h 56m to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Penang Airport to Kuala Namu Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Medan is 1h behind Pulau Ketam. It is currently 7:47 PM in Pulau Ketam and 6:47 PM in Medan.

PT. Sriwijaya Air, Lion Mentari Airlines, AirAsia and Indonesia AirAsia offer flights from Penang Airport to Kuala Namu Airport.

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There are 169+ hotels available in Medan. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Ketam to Medan.
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  • Distance: 220.6 miles
  • Duration: 18h 56m

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

There is no direct connection from Pulau Ketam to Medan. However, you can take the taxi to Arau, take the train to KL Sentral, take the train to Pelabuhan Klang, take the walk to Pelabuhan Klang, take the ferry to Tanjung Balai Asahan, take the taxi to Tanjung Balai, then take the train to Medan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pulau Ketam to Medan via Butterworth Bus Terminal, Butterworth, KL Sentral, KL Sentral, Pelabuhan Klang, Pelabuhan Klang, Tanjung Balai Asahan, and Tanjung Balai in around 21h 40m.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Namu via Penang
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$24 - $160
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Indonesia AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $210
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Namu via Don Muang
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Namu via Don Muang, Penang
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $160
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
SilkAir
Website
silkair.com
Flights from Langkawi to Kuala Namu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Namu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Namu via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Hat Yai to Kuala Namu via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$65 - $390
PT. Sriwijaya Air
Website
sriwijayaair.co.id
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $85
Lion Mentari Airlines
Website
lionair.co.id
Flights from Penang to Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $80
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Arau to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$16 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from Arau to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$2 - $3
Gold
$2 - $3
Platinum
$2 - $4
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pelabuhan Klang
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Arau to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Kereta API
Phone
021-121
Website
kai.id
Train from Tanjung Balai to Medan
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
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
2h 30m
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
2h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Mara Liner MyBAS
Bus from Kuala Perlis to Terminal Bukit Lagi
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
maralinergroup.my
Bus from Kangar to Arau Station Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
23m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
maralinergroup.my
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Phone
074-783338
Email
adang_sea_tour@hotmail.com
Website
adangseatour.com
Bus from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Hat Yai Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Pacific Jetstar
Ferry from Pelabuhan Klang to Tanjung Balai Asahan
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24
Langkawi Ferry Line
Website
langkawiferryline.com
Ferry from Kuala Perlis to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
langkawiferryline.com

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