There are 4 ways to get from Taiping to Hat Yai by train, car, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 11 min

$15 - $39

Cheapest option

Train, KTM Komuter  •  5 h 28 min

$14 - $37

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 15 min

  1. 173.5 miles

$13 - $19

Train, car ferry, fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. PEN - HDY

$32 - $208

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 3 h 11 min.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Penang to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, 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
1 h 16 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$6 - $8
Gold
$9 - $11
Platinum
$12 - $14
Train from Taiping to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$4 - $6
Platinum
$5 - $7
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $29
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$1 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $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
Ferry operators
Penang Port
Website
penangport.com.my
Car ferry from Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal to Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
penangport.com.my

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Taiping and Hat Yai is 242 km. The road distance is 278 km.

The cheapest way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai is to drive which costs RM 50 - RM 75 and takes 3 h 15 min.

The quickest way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs RM 55 - RM 160.

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 3 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Taiping to Hat Yai, including transfers.