Trains from Kuala Kangsar to Padang Besar

By train the journey from Kuala Kangsar to Padang Besar is scheduled to take around 2 hours 30 minutes.

Train Times to Kuala Lumpur


There are currently 4 direct train services a day from Kuala Kangsar to Padang Besar.

TrainKuala KangsarPadang BesarService
922210:0912:45ETS Gold
927412:1714:45ETS Platinum
942013:4316:15ETS Gold
920421:2523:52ETS Platinum

Train Tickets to Padang Besar


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Kuala Kangsar Railway Station


Kuala Kangsar Railway Station is 1.3 km walking distance from Kuala Kangsar Bus Terminal.

Google Map of Kuala Kangsar Railway Station

Padang Besar Railway Station


Padang Besar Railway Station is near the border with Thailand.

Google Map of Padang Besar Railway Station

About travel to Padang Besar


Padang Besar is currently the only train station where you can change between Thai and Malaysian train services. When the border crossing is open there are three Thai operated train departing from Padang Besar Railway Station in Malaysia travelling on to Thailand. There are two shuttle services travelling only as far as Hat Yai, one departing at 09:55 and and the other at 16:40 Malaysian Time. These services take 55 minutes to reach Hat Yai and tickets are only available for purchase on these two shuttle services on the day of travel. The other Thai operated train departing from Padang Besar Railway Station in Malaysia is Train #46 departing at 18:00 Malaysian Time and travelling as far as Bangkok via major cities such as Hat Yai, Surat Thani, Chumphon and Hua Hin.

Padang Besar Railway Station is near the border with Thailand
Padang Besar Railway Station is near the border with Thailand

The other way to travel from Padang Besar Railway Station to Thailand is by road. A taxi from the train station to the border costs 20 MYR and a motorbike taxi costs 10 MYR. These services depart from the car park in front of the train station. Once you cross over the border and clear Thai immigration you can then get a motorbike taxi to the minivan station in the Thai section of Padang Besar. Minivans to Hat Yai depart frequently and cost 50 THB per person. The journey by minivan from Padang Besar to Hat Yai takes 50 minutes and terminates at Hat Yai Bus Station.

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