There are 5 ways to get from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Surat Thani by ferry, train, bus, taxi 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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Ferry, train  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the train from Sungai Kolok to Suratthani Train Station 38 Sungai Kolok - Hua Lamphong - VIP Sleeper / ...

$31 - $71

4 alternative options

Ferry, bus, KTM Komuter, train  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Butterworth
  3. Take the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Padang Besar
  4. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station

$36 - $67

Ferry, bus, Mini Van, Minivan  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Take the ferry from Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Penang Komtar
  3. Take the Mini Van from Penang to Hat Yai
  4. Take the Minivan from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station

$42

Ferry, taxi, fly to Phuket, bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the ferry from Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut
  2. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  3. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Phuket (HKT) KBR - HKT
  4. Take the bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani

$77 - $278

Ferry, taxi, fly to Krabi, bus  •  15 h 46 min

  1. Take the ferry from Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut
  2. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
  3. Fly from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Krabi (KBV) KBR - KBV
  4. Take the bus from Krabi Bus Station to Phang Nga
  5. Take the bus from Phang Nga to Surat Thani

$81 - $267

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Surat Thani is to ferry and bus and Mini Van and Minivan which costs RM 176 and takes 20 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Surat Thani is to ferry and taxi and fly and bus which costs RM 320 - RM 1200 and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The distance between Pulau Perhentian Kecil and Surat Thani is 519 km.

The best way to get from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Surat Thani without a car is to ferry and bus and KTM Komuter and train which takes 20 h 21 min and costs RM 150 - RM 280.

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It takes approximately 14 h 55 min to get from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Surat Thani, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kota Bharu Airport to Phuket Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Surat Thani is 1 h behind Pulau Perhentian Kecil. It is currently 9:54 AM in Pulau Perhentian Kecil and 8:54 AM in Surat Thani.

Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kota Bharu Airport to Phuket Airport.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Surat Thani.
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  • Distance: 324.2 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 55 min

What companies run services between Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Malaysia and Surat Thani, Thailand?

There is no direct connection from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Surat Thani. However, you can take the ferry to Kuala Besut, take the taxi to Pasir Puteh, take the bus to Terminal Kota Bharu, take the drive to Sungai Kolok, take the train to Suratthani Train Station, take the walk to Surat Thani station, then take the bus to Surathani Talad Kaset Station. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pulau Perhentian Kecil to Surat Thani via Kuala Besut, Kuala Besut, Butterworth, Padang Besar, Padang Besar, Suratthani Train Station, and Surat Thani station in around 20 h 21 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur, Penang
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Kota Bharu to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kota Bharu to Phuket via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Kota Bharu to Krabi via Kuala Lumpur, Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Sungai Kolok to Suratthani Train Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$5 - $8
2nd Class (Seat)
$11 - $16
2nd Class (Berth)
$21 - $28
1st Class (Berth)
$30 - $45
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
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
easybook.com
Shanhua Travel & Tours
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Besut to Penang Komtar
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
easybook.com
New Asian Travel
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Minivan
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Surathani Talad Kaset Station
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Phuket Bus Terminal to Suratthani
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
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 Phang Nga to Surat Thani
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
phantiptravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Ain Holidays
Email
enquiry@ain-holidays.com
Website
ain-holidays.com
Ferry from Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ain-holidays.com
Book at
easybook.com
Barracuda Holiday Sdn Bhd
Ferry from Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Perhentian Trans Holiday Sdn Bhd
Phone
+60195584736
Website
perhentiantrans.com
Ferry from Perhentian Kecil to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Besut to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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