How to get from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur

Very often travelers to Southeast Asia make a route from Thailand to Malaysia or Vice versa, trying to visit in one trip the two countries. This is not difficult, as Thailand and Malaysia connects frequent flights, including budget airlines. The railway connects Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur and you can inexpensively and comfortably get from almost any major tourist city of Thailand in popular destinations such as Penang, Langkawi (via the ferry), Kuala Lumpur, Malacca, etc. and a very Well developed bus service between the two countries.

To travel from Thailand to Malaysia and back will not be easy even for tourists with little experience of independent travel. And to make it easier to understand all the intricacies, below we have gathered information about all the ways how to travel from Thailand to Malaysia, and in particular from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur.

On the plane

Самолет в Куала-Лумпуре
  • Cost: from $ 25 (for the shares in advance) to $ 100
  • Time: 2 hours

Air traffic between Thailand and Malaysia is very developed, including fly budget airlines. You can fly from almost any major city or resort one country to another. Prices for flights quite compete with the journeys on buses or trains if you book tickets in advance. The most popular budget airline on routes between Thailand and Malaysia – AirAsia. From Bangkok, AirAsia flies from the old airport Don Muenag, flight of 2 hours, the tickets you can buy shares of 25 dollars including all fees.

Find and book tickets to Kuala Lumpur for the dates you need, you can through the search form. Search is very flexible, and allows you to search for flights on different dates, with or without transfers, in both directions or one, etc.:

Find and book tickets you can through the search form:

The cheapest flights from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur:

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By train

Ж/д станция Хуахина
  • Cost: from $ 50
  • Time: 22-24 hours

The railway starts from the city of Chiang Mai , in Northern Thailand, passing through Ayutthaya, Bangkok, Hua hin, Chumphon, Surat Thani (hence get to Phuket and Samui) to hat Yai. Then at the Malaysia railway runs through ALOR Setar (Alor Star, here you get to Langkawi, Butterworth (Butterworth, hence get to Penang island), Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru and ends in Singapore. Unfortunately, you cannot buy a single ticket for the train on this route completely. Tickets are sold separately for Thailand and Malaysia. But great difficulty in fact, it does not create, the main thing is to provide for transplant.

Station on the border between the countries is called Padang Besar. It is up to her need to buy tickets from both Thailand and Malaysia. At this station passengers landed, is passport and customs control, after which you can buy tickets on the next train and go on. At Padang Besar, you can also take a bus to Thailand, if you are coming from Malaysia. Tickets can also be booked in advance via the search form below.

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By bus

Автобус первого класса в Тайланде
  • Cost: from $ 36
  • Time: 22-26 hours

As well as train, direct journeys by bus from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur, no, but you can reach the city of hat Yai in Thailand, and there take the bus to Kuala Lumpur. Still alternatively, take a bus to the border station of Padang Besar, and from there by train to Kuala Lumpur or other cities in Malaysia.

To pick up the tickets on the bus or train on the proposed routes, you can through the search form:


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When searching for tickets on buses and trains for 12go.asia pay attention to the ranking of tickets/carriers (marked with asterisks on a five-point scale) and feedback on the route. In nearly every area there are a lot of reviews from real customers who have used the route. Selecting carriers with the highest rated according to user reviews, you will protect yourself from possible problems during the trip.

On the ferry

Ferry service connects Thailand and Malaysia in areas of the city of Satun – Langkawi island and the island of Lipe – Langkawi island.

  • the city of Satun (Thailand) - Langkawi (Malaysia)

    This is the primary way in which travelers from Thailand get straight on Langkawi island in Malaysia, from the town of Satun in southern Thailand. Every day on the route are sent to three high-speed ferry. Cost – 350 baht or 35 Malaysian ringgit (refer to the currency of Malaysia), travel time – half an hour. The departure time is 09:30, 13:30 and 16:00 in both directions. To check the current timetables and book tickets on the website http://langkawi-ferry.com.

  • Lipe island (Thailand) - Langkawi (Malaysia)

    This route works branded message on high-speed catamarans. Travel time – half an hour, at a cost of 1200 baht (about 34 dollars refer to the currency of Thailand and the exchange rate). From April 2016, the message is suspended, but may resume in the season, check the information on the carrier's website - http://www.tarutaolipeisland.com/

Schedule of transport from Bangkok to Kuala Lumpur

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