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There are 5 ways to get from Pulau Perhentian to Taiping by ferry, bus, train, taxi, plane or car ferry

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

Ferry, bus Express Kesatuan  •  9 h 1 min

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

$32 - $36

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus Ekspres Perdana  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Ipoh Amanjaya
  3. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Terminal Taiping

$22

3 alternative options

Ferry, bus, train  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Pulau Perhentian to Kuala Besut
  2. Take the bus from Kuala Besut to Butterworth
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Taiping

$24 - $26

Ferry, taxi, fly to Penang, car ferry, train  •  7 h 24 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 Penang (PEN) KBR - PEN
  4. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the train from Butterworth to Taiping

$56 - $131

Ferry, taxi, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  9 h

  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
  5. Take the train from KL Sentral to Taiping

$55 - $122

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Taiping is to ferry and bus which costs RM 94 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Taiping is to ferry and taxi and fly and car ferry and train which costs RM 230 - RM 550 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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The distance between Pulau Perhentian and Taiping is 251 km.

The best way to get from Pulau Perhentian to Taiping without a car is to ferry and bus which takes 9 h 1 min and costs RM 130 - RM 160.

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It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to get from Pulau Perhentian to Taiping, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Firefly offers flights from Sultan Ismail Petra Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Taiping. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Pulau Perhentian to Taiping.
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  • Distance: 156.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 1 min

What companies run services between Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia and Taiping, Malaysia?

There is no direct connection from Pulau Perhentian to Taiping. However, you can take the walk to Pulau Perhentian, take the ferry to Kuala Besut, take the taxi to Pasir Puteh, take the bus to Kuala Kangsar, take the walk to Kuala Kangsar, then take the train to Taiping. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Pulau Perhentian to Taiping via Pulau Perhentian, Kuala Besut, Kuala Besut, Butterworth, and Butterworth in around 11 h 4 min.

Airlines
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
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Penang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
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
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Sultan Ismail Petra to Penang
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
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
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Taiping
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$4 - $5
Platinum
$5 - $7
Train from KL Sentral to Taiping
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
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
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
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Kuala Besut to Ipoh Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book 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
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Besut to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
58 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25

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