Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar by train, flight

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From Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Padang Besar by train

Kuala Lumpur Sentral
Padang Besar Malaysia
5h 35m
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
Padang Besar Malaysia
5h 54m
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
Padang Besar Malaysia
6h 37m
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
Padang Besar Malaysia
5h 30m
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
Padang Besar Malaysia
5h 39m

From Kuala Lumpur Airport to Hat Yai by flight

KUL Kuala Lumpur Airport
HDY Hat Yai Airport
1h 5m
KUL Kuala Lumpur Airport
HDY Hat Yai Airport
1h 10m

Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar Schedule

Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
KTM ETS Platinum 09:55 – 15:30MYR 114.24
KTM ETS Gold 10:26 – 16:20MYR 85.14
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD46115:10 – 15:15MYR 304.29
KTM ETS Gold 18:12 – 00:49MYR 83.78
KTM ETS Gold 23:22 – 05:01MYR 79.60
Thai AirAsia Economy #FD46322:50 – 23:00MYR 189.44

Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar destination reviews

4 customer reviews
train #9202 ETS Platinum, KTM, Aug 21, 2019
its nice and fast, usually only have small number of passenger.

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How to get from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar

When you want to get from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Flight
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Flight. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Train ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A flight ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about MYR 266.81. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as MYR 79.60.

How far is Kuala Lumpur from Padang Besar?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar. Your trip will be a total of 315 miles (506 km). The flying distance is 262 miles (420 km).

How long does it take to get from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar?

The travel time from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 7 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar?

The cost of the trip from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is KTM: travelling by train expect to pay as low as MYR 79.60 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a flight - a one-way flight ticket can cost as much as MYR 266.81.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar:

  • Train tickets - MYR 80.00 to MYR 114.00;
  • Plane tickets - MYR 242.00 to MYR 267.00;

How many trips per day are there between Kuala Lumpur and Padang Besar?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 5 trains per day.
  • Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar depart during the day - there are approximately 2 departures a day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Traveling by plane is the fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar. While it’s often the most expensive option, tool, occasionally you can grab promotional tickets for more or less the price of a train or a ferry ticket. Normally, the minimum you need to pay for a Plane ticket is MYR 242.00.

Things to remember before boarding a plane:

  • It’s recommended to book a ticket in advance and check-in online. This way, you can save over 2 hours at the airport, and if your seat selection is on a first come first served basis you will have more options to choose from.
  • Getting through security checks may take some time - it’s recommended to get to the airport at least 1.5 hours in advance.

Airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar
Thai AirAsia (แอร์เอเชีย)


Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kuala Lumpur to Padang Besar? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 991 users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 9 users took a plane.