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Langkawi ~ Getting There


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By Road By Train Ferry Br Air


There are frequent daily ferry services from ferry terminals at Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis to Pulau Langkawi (Langkawi Island). A one-way ride takes about an hour. There are dependable express bus coaches from Kuala Lumpur and other major cities to Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis.

Malaysia Airlines and Air Asia flies daily from Kuala Lumpur. KTM (Keretapi Tanah Melayu or Malaysia Train) also operates the Langkawi Express rail service. For those who are travelling from Thailand, there's only two choices, to take the flight or the ferry from Satun in Thailand


By Road
For those who are driving down from Kuala Lumpur, Johor, Singapore, and other places on main land, you may choose the nearest Jetty Terminal. There are signboards indicating the junctions to get off the highway. On reaching Kedah State, look for the sign "Alor Setar" and Kuala Perlis or Kuala Kedah or "Langkawi".
After reaching, Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis, you may park your car at the private car park which will cost around RM 6 / 8 per day. Vehicle can only be brought over to Langkawi via cargo vessel (at RM 160.00 return) which will take 1 night to cross over, meaning the vehicle can only by retrieve the next day at Langkawi Port (Tanjung Lembung). From Singapore, Johor and Kuala Lumpur, there're buses running daily to Alor Setar / Kuala Kedah.


By Train
There's another option is by train, KTM (Keretapi Tanah Melayu ) which start it's journey from Singapore interchange at Kuala Lumpur all the way down to Alor Star Train Station and Arau. Train services by Malayan Railway provide a comfortable ride from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar and Arau. From these stations, take a taxi or bus to Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis followed by a ferry ride to the island


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By Ferry
Kuah is Langkawi's main town and port where ferries anchor.
Ferries are running daily every 30 mins from 7.00 am - 7.00 pm

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By Air
The Langkawi International Airport at Padang Mat Sirat is about 20km from Kuah and 8km form the beach resorts in Pantai Cenang. From Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), Malaysian Airlines flies on a daily basis and Air Asia five times weekly. Firefly (a Malaysian airline subsidiary) currently flies daily to Langkawi from Subang airport which is located close to KL Langkawi). Silk Air also flies regularly from Singapore to the island. There are also direct international flights to and from Langkawi.

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Transport in Langkawi
The best way to get around is by rental car or by taxi
Taxis cost around RM20 per ride from Pantai Cenang (or the airport) to
Kuah Town and fares to the more distant Tanjung Rhu and Datai will incur
further charges. With just a few roads to choose from, all excellently
signposted and maintained, it is unlikely you will get lost.


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