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There are 6 ways to get from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Sungai Petani to Batang Kali

$24 - $33

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Bus  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands

$12

4 alternative options

Train via KL Sentral  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Sungai Petani to KL Sentral

$14 - $20

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands 231 miles

$17 - $25

KTM Komuter, fly to Kuala Lumpur, train, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Sungai Petani to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) AOR - KUL
  3. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  4. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Awana Bus Terminal

$30 - $106

KTM Komuter, fly to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the KTM Komuter from Sungai Petani to Anak Bukit
  2. Fly from Alor Setar (AOR) to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) AOR - SZB
  3. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Awana Bus Terminal

$30 - $105

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The cheapest way to get from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands is to bus which costs RM 50 and takes 8 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands is to train which costs RM 100 - RM 140 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Sungai Petani and arriving at Genting Highlands. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 41 min.

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The distance between Sungai Petani and Genting Highlands is 286 km. The road distance is 369.7 km.

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The best way to get from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands without a car is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs RM 100 - RM 140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands, including transfers.

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Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands bus services, operated by Antar Holiday, depart from Sungai Petani station.

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The best way to get from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands is to train which takes 4 h 21 min and costs RM 100 - RM 140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 50 and takes 8 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Alor Setar Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands bus services, operated by Antar Holiday, arrive at Genting Highlands station.

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Map of how to get from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands.
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  • Distance: 179 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

What companies run services between Sungai Petani, Malaysia and Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands twice daily. Tickets cost $8 - $14 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, Antar Holiday operates a bus from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands once daily. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 8 h 41 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Alor Setar to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Alor Setar to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Alor Setar to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Sungai Petani to Batang Kali
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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Silver
$8 - $9
Gold
$12 - $14
Platinum
$15 - $18
Train from Sungai Petani to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$9 - $10
Gold
$13 - $16
Platinum
$18 - $21
Train from Sungai Petani to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$3 - $4
Platinum
$4 - $5
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Sungai Petani to Anak Bukit
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
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
Antar Holiday
Website
antarholiday.com
Bus from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
antarholiday.com
Genting Express
Bus from KL Sentral to Awana Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
rwgenting.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands is 370 km. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Sungai Petani to Genting Highlands.

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Alor Setar Airport to Kuala Lumpur Airport.

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There are 213+ hotels available in Genting Highlands. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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