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There are 7 ways to get from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Lumpur by ferry, bus, train, 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, bus  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$19 - $20

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Ferry, bus via Bentong  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Bentong
  3. Take the bus from Bentong to Bus Terminal Perkeliling

$21

Ferry, bus, train  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Pasir Puteh to Kuala Kangsar
  3. Take the train from Kuala Kangsar to Kuala Lumpur

$36 - $44

Ferry, taxi to Sultan Ismail Petra, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Sultan Ismail Petra
  3. Fly from Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) KBR - KUL
  4. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$48 - $110

Ferry, taxi to Sultan Ismail Petra, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take a taxi from Kuala Besut to Sultan Ismail Petra
  3. Fly from Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) KBR - SZB

$46 - $114

Ferry, bus to Kuala Trengganu, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
  3. Fly from Kuala Trengganu (TGG) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) TGG - KUL
  4. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral

$38 - $104

Ferry, bus to Kuala Trengganu, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
  3. Fly from Kuala Trengganu (TGG) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) TGG - SZB

$36 - $98

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Lumpur is to ferry and bus which costs RM 80 - RM 85 and takes 9 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Lumpur is to ferry and taxi and fly and train which costs RM 200 - RM 460 and takes 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Pulau Perhentian and Kuala Lumpur is 327 km.

The best way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 9 h 47 min and costs RM 80 - RM 85.

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It takes approximately 9 h 47 min to get from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Lumpur, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 4349+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 204.7 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 47 min

What companies run services between Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Lumpur. However, you can take the walk to Pulau Perhentian, take the ferry to Kuala Besut, take the walk to Kuala Besut, then take the bus to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Lumpur via Pulau Perhentian, Kuala Besut, Kuala Besut, and Bentong in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Kuala Lumpur via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Kuala Lumpur via Penang
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah via Penang
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $150
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $170
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $170
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Flights from Kuala Trengganu to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$17 - $130
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Kangsar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$6 - $8
Gold
$9 - $11
Platinum
$12 - $14
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Kuala Besut to Bentong
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Queen Express
Website
queenexpress.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
queenexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
e-mutiara.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Central Pahang Omnibus
Bus from Bentong to Bus Terminal Perkeliling
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
expressbusmalaysia.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Pasir Puteh to Kuala Kangsar
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
easybook.com
Bas Persiaran
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Kuala Besut Jetty to Terminal Bas Kuala Terengganu
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Ain Holidays
Email
enquiry@ain-holidays.com
Website
ain-holidays.com
Ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
ain-holidays.com
Book at
easybook.com
Barracuda Holiday Sdn Bhd
Ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
49 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 Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Book at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Besut to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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