By train the journey from Parit Buntar to Padang Besar is scheduled to take just under 2 hours. Form Padang Besar Railway Station travellers can cross over into Thailand either by train or by road.
Train Times to Padang Besar
There are currently 2 direct train services a day from Parit Buntar to Padang Besar.
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Train Tickets to Padang Besar
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Parit Buntar Railway Station
Parit Buntar Railway Station is located 2 km walking distance from Hentian Raya Parit Buntar Bus Station.
Padang Besar Railway Station
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Travel to Thailand
There are two ways to travel from Padang Besar Railway Station to Thailand: by train and by road. Trains from Padang Besar to Hat Yai in Thailand depart at 09:55, 16:40 and 18:00 (Malaysian time which is 1 hour ahead of Thailand time). The 18:00 departure carries on all the way to Bangkok. 3rd Class tickets on these trains can be purchased at Padang Besar Railway Station, however, for 1st and 2nd Class tickets on the 18:00 train (Train #46 departing at 17:00 Thailand time) you normally need to be booked in advance as they tend to sell out before the day of travel, particularly sleeper berths. Hat Yai is the main regional city in Southern Thailand and from there you can travel onward to other destinations in Thailand by air, road or rail.
The other way to travel from Padang Besar Railway Station to Thailand is by road. The border crossing is 6.4 km from the railway station so you need to take a taxi. Taxis depart from the car park with the Padang Besar sign pictured above. The normal rate for a taxi is 20 MYR per person and 10 MYR for a motorbike taxi. The taxi will take you as far the Thai immigration post, and from there you need to take another taxi or motorbike taxi to reach the minivan station in Padang Besar town. Minivan services from Padang Besar (Thailand) to Hat Yai cost 50 THB and take around 50 minutes to complete the journey. The arrival point in Hat Yai is the main bus station, Hat Yai Bus Station.