There are 7 ways to get from Subang Jaya to Kathu by train, plane, ferry, bus or car

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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LRT, train, fly  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Take the LRT from Taipan to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Phuket (HKT) KUL - HKT

$61 - $225

Cheapest option

Bus Sri Maju  •  19 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$33 - $37

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Train, ferry, Speedboat  •  17 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Arau
  2. Take the ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
  3. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Phuket

$135 - $226

Train, bus  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
  2. Take the bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

Train, bus via Suratthani  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Suratthani Train Station
  3. Take the bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal 780

$36 - $83

Bus via Cameron Highlands  •  29 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Cameron Highlands
  2. Take the bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
  3. Take the bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2

$46 - $54

Drive  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Subang Jaya to Kathu 604.4 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Subang Jaya to Kathu is to bus which costs RM 130 - RM 160 and takes 19 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Subang Jaya to Kathu is to LRT and train and fly which costs RM 250 - RM 950 and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The distance between Subang Jaya and Kathu is 650 km. The road distance is 967 km.

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The best way to get from Subang Jaya to Kathu without a car is to train and bus which takes 18 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 19 min to get from Subang Jaya to Kathu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Phuket Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Kathu is 1 h behind Subang Jaya. It is currently 1:48 PM in Subang Jaya and 12:48 PM in Kathu.

Yes, the driving distance between Subang Jaya to Kathu is 967 km. It takes approximately 12 h 17 min to drive from Subang Jaya to Kathu.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Phuket Airport.

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There are 3345+ hotels available in Kathu. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Subang Jaya to Kathu.
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  • Distance: 406.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 19 min

What companies run services between Subang Jaya, Malaysia and Kathu, Thailand?

You can take a bus from Subang Jaya to Kathu via Bandar Tasik Selatan, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Hat Yai Bus Station, Hat Yai Bus Terminal, and Phuket Bus Terminal 2 in around 19 h 39 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Phuket
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Train operators
Rapid KL
Website
myrapid.com.my
Train from Taipan to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Arau
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $12
Gold
$17 - $19
Platinum
$22 - $26
Train from KL Sentral to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$11 - $13
Gold
$17 - $20
Platinum
$23 - $27
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
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
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Sri Trang Tour
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai Bus Terminal to Phuket Bus Terminal 2
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Hat Yai Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 36 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Greenbus Thailand
Website
greenbusthailand.com
Bus from Suratthani to Phuket Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
greenbusthailand.com
Book at
12go.asia
CS Travel & Tours
Website
cstravel.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Cameron Highlands
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cstravel.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Unititi express
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Ferry operators
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $50
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Ploy Siam Speed Boat
Website
adangseatour.com
Ferry from Pakbara Pier, Satun to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
adangseatour.com
Book at
12go.asia
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Phuket
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com

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