There are 4 ways to get from Trang to Butterworth by bus, train, bus and ferry, ferry, car ferry or car

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Mini Van, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the Mini Van from Trang to Satun
  2. Take the bus from Kangar to Butterworth Bus Terminal

$12 - $18

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Train, KTM Komuter  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Trang to Thung Song
  2. Take the train from Thung Song to Hat Yai
  3. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  4. Take the KTM Komuter from Padang Besar to Butterworth

$29 - $98

Bus and ferry, Speedboat, ferry, car ferry  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Trang station to Koh Lipe
  2. Take the Speedboat from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
  3. Take the ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal to Swettenham Pier
  4. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal

$84 - $181

Drive  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Trang to Butterworth 216.1 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Trang to Butterworth is to Mini Van and bus which costs ฿390 - ฿600 and takes 7 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trang to Butterworth is to drive which costs ฿950 - ฿1500 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trang to Butterworth. However, there are services departing from Trang and arriving at Butterworth via Thung Song, Hat Yai and Padang Besar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 6 min.

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The distance between Trang and Butterworth is 254 km. The road distance is 345.7 km.

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The best way to get from Trang to Butterworth without a car is to train and KTM Komuter which takes 10 h 6 min and costs ฿950 - ฿3200.

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It takes approximately 7 h 34 min to get from Trang to Butterworth, including transfers.

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Trang to Butterworth train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, depart from Trang station.

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The best way to get from Trang to Butterworth is to Mini Van and bus which takes 7 h 34 min and costs ฿390 - ฿600. Alternatively, you can train and KTM Komuter, which costs ฿950 - ฿3200 and takes 10 h 6 min.

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Butterworth is 1 h ahead of Trang. It is currently 6:46 PM in Trang and 7:46 PM in Butterworth.

Trang to Butterworth train services, operated by KTM Komuter, arrive at Butterworth station.

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Map of how to get from Trang to Butterworth.
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  • Distance: 158.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 34 min

What companies run services between Trang, Thailand and Butterworth, Malaysia?

You can take a bus from Trang to Butterworth via Satun and Kangar in around 7 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Trang to Butterworth via Thung Song, Hat Yai, and Padang Besar in around 10 h 6 min.

Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Trang to Thung Song
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $30
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $5
2nd Class (Seat)
$8 - $12
2nd Class (Berth)
$17 - $23
1st Class (Berth)
$22 - $30
Train from Thung Song to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$2 - $6
2nd Class (Seat)
$9 - $13
2nd Class (Berth)
$18 - $24
1st Class (Berth)
$25 - $35
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Padang Besar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus operators
Mini Van
Bus from Trang to Satun
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Plusliner
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Kangar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Kangar to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
easybook.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Bus and ferry from Trang station to Koh Lipe
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$39
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Ferry operators
Andaman Ferry Service
Website
andamanferryservice.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $120
Schedules at
andamanferryservice.com
Bundhaya speedboat
Website
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
bundhayaspeedboat.com
Tigerline Ferry
Website
tigerlinetravel.com
Ferry from Koh Lipe to Langkawi
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tigerlinetravel.com
Book at
12go.asia
Super Fast Ferry Ventures
Website
superfastferry.com.my
Ferry from Kuah Ferry Terminal to Swettenham Pier
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
superfastferry.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim 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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Yes, the driving distance between Trang to Butterworth is 346 km. It takes approximately 4 h 28 min to drive from Trang to Butterworth.

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