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Bus From Kuala Lumpur to Alor setar

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Kuala Lumpur to Alor setar Bus

Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia and an industrial hub, known for its beautiful skyline, luxurious shopping avenues, and fast-paced culture. Kuala Lumpur has developed as Malaysia’s tourist capital with so much to explore here. The city is well-connected to the rest of Malaysia through buses, taxis, trains and you can fly to almost any major city in no time. Alor Setar is the state capital of the Kedah state of Malaysia. It is the second-largest city in Kedah and is known as the orchid city. The city has an amazing vibe mixed with Malay culture and foreign influences in culture, architecture as well as cuisine. Since it falls on the route to Thailand, it has become a transportation hub.

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Alor Setar is 438 km and it takes about 5 hours to travel by road. The most opted mode of transport by travelers are buses as they are cost-effective and efficient.

Some of the top operators on this route are Plusliner, Transnasional, Nice, Konsortium Malaysia, Cosmic Express and City Express. You can choose from a line up of the best coaches and seats.

Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar Bus Details

According to the budget you have in mind you can find coaches with standard seats, economy seats, as well as SVIP seats. These are some of the best-rated bus operators in all of Malaysia and have the best facilities to make your bus journey comfortable.


There are 31 buses that go from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar each day. These are run by over 8 bus operators, so you can choose a ride for the morning, evening or night.


The first bus leaves Kuala Lumpur at 9:45 am and the last bus from Kuala Lumpur leaves at 11 pm. There are multiple operators for the earliest and last bus so you can find comfortable seats if booked in advance.

The most popular pick-up and drop points for this route are TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan), Shahab Perdana Bus Terminal, and Alor Setar. There are other pick-up points across the city like Hentian Duta, Terminal KTM, and the 5 Elements Hotel.

Things to do in Alor Setar

Listed below are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Alor Setar :

  • Menara Alor Setar: Revolving restaurant to give you beautiful views of the city.
  • Paddy Museum: Rice is a popular favorite among the locals and tourists who visit here and this museum is all about paddy and its cultivation. If you love research, you will love the facts they have unearth here.
  • Zahir Mosque: The domes and minarets of this mosque are an absolute beauty to be cherished with your own eyes.
  • Gunung Keriang: These caves are on the way to the Keriang Hill and you will find guiding tours as well as hiking opportunities here.
  • Keriang Hill resort: The Keriang Hill also offers the opportunity to enjoy the lush greenery of this place.

redBus Safety+

Safety+ is a new feature by redBus that ensures all important Covid-19 measures are followed across all aspects of bus travel. This includes sanitization after every trip, use of face masks and gloves, periodic temperature checks, and installation of alcohol-based sanitizers inside buses and at boarding/dropping points.

Bus operators can use Safety+ sign to show that their vehicles and staff are abiding by all measures recommended by the government. Users can also use this feature to identify bus services that follow all the guidelines.

As part of this action to ensure safer bus travel in and around Malaysia, redBus requests all its users to follow social distancing and cleanliness measures. While travelling, wear a face mask, use hand sanitizer, and avoid touching your face. If you or someone in your family is unwell, avoid travelling for some time.

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Disclaimer: Bus timings, routes, and fares are subject to change. Please check locally for any last-minute changes.

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    Kuala Lumpur

    • 5 Elements Hotel, Chinatown, Jalan Sultan, 50000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (6074342399 / 6074338199 - enquiry & 0127082999 / 0127849999 - Hotline)
    • Hentian duta
    • TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
    • Tbs (terminal bersepadu selatan)
    • Terminal KTM (Old Railway Station)

    Alor setar

    • Alor Setar
    • Alor setar
    • Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana
    • Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana (terminal Alor Setar)


    Easy online bus booking methods and secure payment options on enable travellers to book Kuala Lumpur to Alor setar bus tickets. Avail great redBus offers on bus reservation. Simply book tickets online and travel in comfort.


    Q-1 ) How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?

    A: You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Malaysia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

    Q-2 ) How do I book a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Alor setar?

    A: You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

    Q-3 ) Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    A: There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in Malaysia, passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

    Q-4 ) Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    A: Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Malaysia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

    Q-5 ) How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    A: There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Malaysia Online Bank Transfer).

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