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There are 5 ways to get from Taiping to Hat Yai by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Taiping to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai

$13 - $39

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Bus  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Taiping to Ipoh Aman Jaya
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Hat Yai

$11

3 alternative options

Train, KTM Komuter  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Taiping to Bukit Mertajam
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Bukit Mertajam to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai

$13 - $39

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Taiping to Hat Yai 173.5 miles

$13 - $19

Train, car ferry, fly  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Taiping to Butterworth
  2. Take the car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
  3. Fly from Penang (PEN) to Hat Yai (HDY) PEN - HDY

$21 - $195

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The cheapest way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai is to bus which costs RM 48 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai is to drive which costs RM 50 - RM 80 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Taiping to Hat Yai. However, there are services departing from Terminal Taiping and arriving at Hat Yai via Terminal Amanjaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Taiping to Hat Yai. However, there are services departing from Taiping and arriving at Hat Yai via Padang Besar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Taiping and Hat Yai is 242 km. The road distance is 277.6 km.

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The best way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai without a car is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs RM 55 - RM 170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Taiping to Hat Yai, including transfers.

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Taiping to Hat Yai bus services, operated by StarMart Express, depart from Terminal Taiping station.

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Taiping to Hat Yai train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Taiping station.

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The best way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs RM 55 - RM 170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 48 and takes 7 h 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Taiping to Hat Yai.
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  • Distance: 151 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Taiping, Malaysia and Hat Yai, Thailand?

You can take a train from Taiping to Hat Yai via Padang Besar in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taiping to Hat Yai via Ipoh Aman Jaya and Terminal Amanjaya in around 7 h 53 min.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$10 - $180
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Taiping to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$6 - $7
Gold
$9 - $10
Platinum
$11 - $14
Train from Taiping to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
45 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 - $6
Train from Taiping to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
55 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
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$7 - $11
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $29
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Taiping to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Bukit Mertajam to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Sri Theven Express
Phone
03-3224 8776
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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The quickest flight from Penang Airport to Hat Yai Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Taiping to Hat Yai bus services, operated by Sri Theven Express, arrive at Hat Yai station.

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Hat Yai is 1 h behind Taiping. It is currently 5:18 AM in Taiping and 4:18 AM in Hat Yai.

Taiping to Hat Yai train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Hat Yai station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taiping to Hat Yai is 278 km. It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to drive from Taiping to Hat Yai.

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Malindo Airways offers flights from Penang Airport to Hat Yai Airport.

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There are 196+ hotels available in Hat Yai. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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