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How to get there

By Air
Malaysian Airlines (MAS) and Air Asia operate daily flights between Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi. Flights are frequent and take a minimum of fifty minutes. Other alternative airlines plying this route weekly are Tradewinds, Silk Air, Eva Air, LTU and China Airlines. The Langkawi International Airport is, located at Padang Matsirat, about twenty kilometers from Kuah town.
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By Ferry
From mainland Malaysia, Ferry Services are operational from two locations; one from Kuala Kedah (in the state of Kedah) and one from Kuala Perlis (in the state of Perlis) which is the two northern-most states of Malaysia as well as from Penang island.

Starting From

To / From  

Daily Schedule 


Kuala Kedah 


8am to 7-30pm


Kuala Perlis 


8am to 8pm




8am to 5.30pm


All other modes of entry from the mainland like Rail and Road, etc. must rely on the Ferry Services once they reach Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis.

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By Rail
The Express Langkawi from Kuala Lumpur promises a comfortable and economical journey up to Alor Setar (Kedah) and/or Arau(Perlis). From Alor Setar or Arau, buses and taxis are available to Kuala Kedah and Kuala Perlis respectively, from where the Ferry Services take you to the island.

By Road
The journey by road from Kuala Lumpur takes approximately six hours to Kuala Kedah and approximately seven hours to Kuala Perlis. Tourist car parks allow you to leave your cars safely behind for a minimum charge of RM15.00 a day, while you board the Ferry Service to Langkawi, whether it is for a day trip or a couple of days.

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