How To Get Here
As we know, there are various means of transportation for visitors to reach their destination. To reach Langkawi, visitors can choose to use any means of transportation provided whether by air, sea and land. All of these are accessible for visitors to come to Langkawi.
By using air transportation, you can take a flight directly from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA, KLIA2) to Langkawi International Airport (LIA). LIA stays busy with well over 2 million passengers passing through annually. There are over 200 flights a week to Langkawi. Air Asia, Malindo Air, Malaysia Airline and Firefly are among the local airlines that provide the service to Langkawi with affordable price. At LIA, Taxi Counter is available for tourist to book or taking a Grab to go to the next destination or hotel. As many car rental companies open their counter there, you will be given many options to choose what is the best plan to make your vacation going smoothly. Best service is the must so you are recommended to directly contact Langkawi Rent A Car at 0135118800/0135228800 (WhatsApp/Call) or visit the http://langkawirentacar.com/ to check availability and price.
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From the mainland, you may go to Langkawi by taking the ferry. You also can choose which jetty do you want to depart either from Kuala Kedah Jetty or Kuala Perlis Jetty. From there, you can get the ticket first and choose what time you want to come to Langkawi between 7 am – 7 pm. Please note that the frequency of ferries is seasonal and weather dependent. It is for your preparation before make some decision.
You also can use private or public transportation to get here such as your own car or motorcycle, train and bus to go to the jetty. Should you know that you can bring in together your vehicle to Langkawi by using Roll-on/Roll-off(RoRo) ships which are available and provided by some companies. You can go to their office at Kuala Perlis for further inquiry or directly visit their website at http://www.langkawiroro.com/ or directly call them at +6049669881.
In fact, there are other ways to get to the island. By the train, you can choose to stop at Alor Setar or Arau as you wish. Next depending on where the train stops, you can take a ferry either in Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis. KTMB (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad) has offered an affordable ticket price for each user. The route is well organized to make it easy for users to get to their destination quickly and
By using a bus, it will take around 8-10 hours journey to reach Kuala Perlis from Kuala Lumpur depending on traffic conditions. TBS (South Integrated Terminal) and Duta Bus Station are the terminals which heading to Kuala Perlis.
There will be a break throughout your journey to Kuala Perlis for about 30 minutes so that you have a time to go to toilet or buy some snacks. Then the bus will continue the journey until they will stop at Kangar Bus Station, before finishing at the Kuala Perlis Bus Station. Tourist who want to go to Langkawi Island can walk to Kuala Perlis Jetty which is a 5-minute walk away from bus station, separated by a row of shops with Maybank and KFC.
The bus fare from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Perlis ranges is from RM 45 to RM 60, depending on the bus companies. Intercity, Mayang Sari, Transnasional, Plusliner and Cosmic Express are among the preferable bus operators for this journey. All buses are equipped with air conditioning and comfortable seats for the trip.