There are 4 ways to get from Taiping to Hat Yai by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4h 7m

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

฿239 - ฿1249

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Train, minivan  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Taiping to Bukit Tengah
  2. Take the train from Bukit Tengah to Padang Besar
  3. Take the minivan from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal

฿242 - ฿282

Bus  •  7h 50m

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

฿455 - ฿482

Drive  •  3h 15m

  1. Drive from Taiping to Hat Yai 277.5 km

฿410 - ฿600

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai is to train and minivan which costs RM 30 - RM 40 and takes 5h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai is to drive which costs RM 55 - RM 85 and takes 3h 15m.

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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 Hatyai via Terminal Amanjaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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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 4h 7m.

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The distance between Taiping and Hat Yai is 242 km. The road distance is 277.5 km.

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The best way to get from Taiping to Hat Yai without a car is to train which takes 4h 7m and costs RM 30 - RM 180.

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It takes approximately 4h 7m 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 4h 7m and costs RM 30 - RM 180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 62 - RM 66 and takes 7h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Taiping to Hat Yai.
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  • Distance: 241.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 7m

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 4h 7m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Taiping to Hat Yai via Ipoh Aman Jaya and Terminal Amanjaya in around 7h 50m.

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
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿190 - ฿300
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
฿190 - ฿210
Gold
฿270 - ฿300
Platinum
฿350 - ฿400
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
฿45 - ฿950
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
http://procurement.railway.co.th/checktime/checktime.asp?lenguage=Eng
3rd Class (Seat)
฿45 - ฿160
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿550 - ฿750
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
฿240 - ฿340
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
฿700 - ฿950
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Taiping to Bukit Tengah
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿70 - ฿85
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Train from Bukit Tengah to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
฿120 - ฿150
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
minivan
Bus from Padang Besar to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿50
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CS@starmartonline.com
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Terminal Taiping to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿74
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Book at
easybook.com
Perak Transit
Phone
05-255 1128
Email
enquiry@peraktransit.com.my
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Terminal Taiping to Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
฿50 - ฿85
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Hatyai
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
฿402
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
easybook.com

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Taiping to Hat Yai bus services, operated by Sri Maju, arrive at Hatyai station.

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Hat Yai is 1h behind Taiping. It is currently 4:45 AM in Taiping and 3:45 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 277 km. It takes approximately 3h 15m to drive from Taiping to Hat Yai.

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There are 257+ hotels available in Hat Yai. Prices start at ฿3750 per night.

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