How to get from BUTTERWORTH to KUALA LUMPUR?

How to get from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur
How to travel from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur? You can travel by train, bus or plane.

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    • Kuala Lumpur is the capital and one of the most visited and attractive cities in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is every year visited by millions of foreign tourists and has a lot to offer. Kuala Lumpur is also one of the most important transport hub in the west of Malaysia. We can say, it is a good starting point to explore Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur is divided into numerous districts, its main hub is called the Golden Triangle which comprises Bukit Bintang, KLCC and Chinatown. Butterworth is in the north of Malaysia, about 20 km from Penang and there are 3 options how you can travel to Kuala Lumpur – tourist bus, train of KTM to Kuala Lumpur Sentral or direct flight. Direct flight to Kuala Lumpur is the most fastest and comfortable option. You can take a flight to Kuala Lumpur Airport or Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah airports. From Kuala Lumpur you can easily travel by tourist bus, train of KTM or plane to Singapore (only about 350 km) – it is one of the busiest transport routes in Malaysia and Singapore is a modern and amazing country.
    • You can book tickets from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

From Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur you can travel by bus, train, plane.

    • Travel distance to Kuala Lumpur from Butterworth is about 350 km by train/bus. From Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur you can travel by tourist bus, train of KTM Berhad or plane (direct flight). The most fastest way is a direct flight – flights are sometimes very cheap and cost only about $25-50/pp. Travel time by plane from Butterowrth to KL is only about 1 hour. The most cheapest way how to get from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur is to travel by tourist bus. Bus tickets to KL from Butterworth are cheap and start at $7.00/pp. Travel by train or bus from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur takes about 4.5-5 hours. Travel by train of KTM Berhad is also comfortable, train tickets cost about $14-40/pp. Malaysia offers very modern and new tourist comfortable buses and it is a good option for transfer. Book and buy your bus/train tickets or direct flights from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur online and enjoy your trip.

How do I get from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur?


1. BUS from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur

    • travel by bus from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur takes about 5 hours
    • comfortable and sleeper modern tourist buses (air-conditioned, steward, wc, snack…)
    • bus companies: New Asian Travel, Transnasional, Start Mart Express, Seasons Express, Sri Maju Group, Plusliner…
    • one-way bus ticket from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur costs about $7-17/pp
    • a cheapest way how to travel from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur
    • there are lots of various buses through the all day
    • some buses run directly from Penang Island and some buses from Butterworth town
    • bus stations in Butterworth – various depart bus stations, check 12go.asia
    • bus stations in Kuala Lumpur – various arrival bus stations (TBS Kuala Lumpur, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan…)
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
    • this is a top travel route from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur – recommended – book your bus tickets online!
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Bus of New Asian Travel company from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur (photo: 12go.asia)


2. TRAIN from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur

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KTM train in Malaysia, 2nd class seats (photo: Baolau).


3. FLIGHT from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur

    • yes, there are lots of flights from Butterworth (Penang) to Kuala Lumpur
    • a fastest and comfortable way how to get from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur
    • direct flight from Penang to Kuala Lumpur takes only about 1 hour
    • direct flights from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur costs about $25-195/pp
    • airlines from Penang to Kuala Lumpur: Firefly, Malindo Air, Malaysia Airlines…
    • airport near Butterworth: Penang International Airport
    • airports in Kuala Lumpur – Kuala Lumpur Airport or Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah
    • Book your flight from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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Paper Plane Hostel in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap backpackers hostels in Kuala Lumpur.
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A&R Boutique Hotel in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Kuala Lumpur.
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Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury 5 star hotels in Kuala Lumpur.

12go.asia – book your tickets, flights in Southeast Asia online

– this company sells the train, bus, ferry tickets and flights mainly for Thailand (+ tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Laos)
– from 2018 you can book train tickets for China online (Shanghai to Nanjing, Beijing to Shanghai, Shenzhen to Guangzhou…)
– ferry tickets for Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, eg. ferry to Vung Tau, Koh Phi Phi, Koh Kood, Koh Phangan, Koh Phangan to Krabi
– tickets for the main routes in Thailand, eg: Bangkok to Surat Thani, Bangkok to Hua Hin, Bangkok to Chiang Mai, Bangkok to Pattaya
– you can use an online train e-ticket in your smartphone in Vietnam (not in Thailand)
– you can not use an online train ticket in Thailand, you have to print it (12go can deliver these train tickets in Thailand)
– if you buy train tickets in Thailand over 12go.asia, you have to pick them in the office: Bangkok (DOB building) or Chiang Mai (Bossotel)
– read the all information about train tickets and travel by train in Thailand

Baolau – book your tickets, flights in Southeast Asia online

– Baolau search the train, bus, ferry tickets and flights mainly for Vietnam (+Cambodia and Laos, China, Myanmar…)
– flights of Vietnamese Airlines, JetStar Pacific, VietJet Air, Air Asia, Malaysia Airlines… in Southeast Asia
– tickets for the ferries in Vietnam, Cambodia eg. ferries to Cat Ba, ferries to Phnom Penh, ferry to Koh Rong, ferry to Nam Du..
– tickets for Cambodia, eg. Koh Rong to Siem Reap, Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, Battambang to Siem Reap
– acceptable online train e-ticket in your smartphone in Vietnam (recommended – print your tickets)
– read all the information before you book your tickets, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

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National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur.
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Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur.
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Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur.
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Mosque in Kuala Lumpur.
Buddhist temple of Chinese in Kuala Lumpur.


icon-info-circle Faqs + Tips – Travel route from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur:

How to book tickets + flights from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur?

    • You can book tickets from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • It is possible to book another tickets, e.g. Penang > Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi > Kuala Lumpur…

How long does it take from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel by tourist bus from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur takes about 5 hours.
    • Travel by train of KTM Berhad from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur takes about 5 hours.
    • Travel by plane from Penang to Kuala Lumpur takes about 1 hour – direct flight.

How much does it cost from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel by tourist bus from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur costs about $7-17/pp.
    • Travel by train of KTM Berhad from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur costs about $14-40/pp.
    • Travel by plane from Penang to Kuala Lumpur costs about $25-195/pp – direct flight.

What is the travel distance from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel distance from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur is about 350 km by train/bus and about 320 km by plane.

What is the best way of transport from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur?

    • The best way of transport from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur is to travel by train, it is fast and comfortable. You will save some time if you skip to travel by plane from Penang, because Penang Airport is about 30 km from Butterworth.

What is the most cheapest way of transport from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur?

    • The most cheapest way of transport from Butterworth / Penang to Kuala Lumpur is to travel by tourist bus or train.

Are there also some tourist buses from Penang to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Yes, there are tourist buses from Penang island to Kuala Lumpur. So if you are already in Georgetown in Penang it does not make a sense to travel from Butterworth, you can book bus tickets on 12go.asia/Baolau.

Where you can travel from Kuala Lumpur?

    • From Kuala Lumpur you can travel by bus to Malacca. It takes only about 2-3 hours and you can also book your bus connection from the airport in Kuala Lumpur, search and book tickets on 12go.asia or Baolau.

Bus Schedule / Timetable – Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur + Bus Tickets:

FULL UPDATED BUS SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Bus - Butter. to Kuala Lumpur

Departs in Butter.

Arrival in KL

Bus Ticket

Transnas. MY

08:30

14:20

From $8.00

Transnas. MY

10:00

15:50

From $8.00

Transnas. MY

11:00

16:50

From $8.00

Transnas. MY

12:15

18:05

From $8.00

Transnas. MY

16:00

21:50

From $8.00

Transnas. MY

18:00

23:50

From $8.00

Transnas. MY

22:00

03:50

From $8.00

StarMart Express

09:00

17:00 (KLIA)

From $15.00

StarMart Express

09:00

14:25 (KLIA2)

From $15.00

StarMart Express

14:30

19:55 (KLIA2)

From $15.00

StarMart Express

14:30

22:30 (KLIA)

From $15.00

StarMart Express

20:30

04:30 (KLIA)

From $15.00

StarMart Express

20:30

01:55 (KLIA2)

From $15.00

StarMart Express

20:30

01:35 (TBS)

From $10.00

Billion Stars

00:30

05:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

01:00

06:00

From $8.50

Billion Stars

07:30

12:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

09:30

14:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

10:30

15:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

11:30

16:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

12:30

17:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

13:30

18:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

14:30

19:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

15:30

20:30

From $8.50

Billion Stars

16:30

21:30

From $8.50

KKKL Express

07:00

12:00

From $9.40

KKKL Express

08:30

12:30

From $9.40

KKKL Express

13:00

18:00

From $9.40

KKKL Express

15:00

20:00

From $9.40

KKKL Express

18:30

23:30

From $9.40

KKKL Express

23:55

04:55

From $9.40

BOOK TICKET TO KUALA LUMPUR


Train Schedule / Timetable – Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur + Train Tickets:

FULL UPDATED TRAIN SCHEDULE – CLICK HERE

Train Schedule - Butterw. to Kuala Lumpur

Departs in Butterw.

Arrival in Kuala Lumpur

Train Ticket

KTM Berhad ETS

05:15

09:34

From $14.40

KTM Berhad ETS

06:05

10:26

From $19.30

KTM Berhad ETS

07:30

11:54

From $14.40

KTM Berhad ETS

13:10

17:30

From $19.30

KTM Berhad ETS

16:00

20:17

From $19.30

KTM Berhad ETS

18:33

22:59

From $14.40

BOOK TICKET TO KUALA LUMPUR


icon-arrow-circle-right Book your train, bus or flights from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur + Schedule:

(you can change your departure and arrival place, eg. Penang > Kuala Lumpur, Perak > Kuala Lumpur…)


Penang to LangkawiMalacca to SingaporeCameron Highlands to PenangMalaccaCameron HighlandsKL to PenangSingaporeKota BharuSingapore

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