There are 5 ways to get from Taiping to Kuala Besut by train, bus, car, car ferry, plane or taxi

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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Train, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Taiping to Butterworth
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth to Kuala Besut

$17 - $18

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Bus  •  9 h 9 min

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

$13

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Taiping to Kuala Besut 221.4 miles

$16 - $24

Train, car ferry to Penang, fly, taxi  •  7 h 5 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 Kota Bharu (KBR) PEN - KBR
  4. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut

$50 - $124

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly, taxi  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Taiping to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Kota Bharu (KBR) KUL - KBR
  4. Take a taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut

$47 - $113

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Taiping to Kuala Besut. However, there are services departing from Terminal Taiping and arriving at Kuala Besut via Ipoh Amanjaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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The distance between Taiping and Kuala Besut is 229 km. The road distance is 354.3 km.

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The best way to get from Taiping to Kuala Besut without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 54 min to get from Taiping to Kuala Besut, including transfers.

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Taiping to Kuala Besut bus services, operated by StarMart Express, depart from Terminal Taiping station.

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The quickest flight from Penang Airport to Kota Bharu Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Taiping to Kuala Besut bus services, operated by Ekspres Perdana, arrive at Kuala Besut station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taiping to Kuala Besut is 354 km. It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to drive from Taiping to Kuala Besut.

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Firefly offers flights from Penang Airport to Kota Bharu Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Kuala Besut. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Taiping to Kuala Besut.
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  • Distance: 143.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 54 min

What companies run services between Taiping, Malaysia and Kuala Besut, Malaysia?

You can take a bus from Taiping to Kuala Besut via Ipoh Aman Jaya and Ipoh Amanjaya in around 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Penang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Penang to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $130
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Kota Bharu
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
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
Train from Taiping to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
E-Mutiara Express
Website
e-mutiara.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
easybook.com
Ekspres Perdana
Website
ekspresperdana.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Amanjaya to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ekspresperdana.com.my
Book 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
Other operators
Taxi from Kota Bharu to Kuala Besut
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Gabungan Persatuan Pemandu Kereta Sewa Kelantan Barat
Phone
+60 9-744 2650

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