Many locals and various other passengers travel through this route. Since, there is no railway station near Melaka city, travelling by bus from Melaka Sentral to Hatyai is the only option for connecting these two cities. Thousands of commuters travel daily between the two cities. Whereas, Hat Yai is a city in Thailand's far south near the Malaysian border. It is a commercial hub and a very famous shopping destination for the locals as well as various travellers. It is the largest city of Songkhla Province and the largest metropolitan area in the south. At the Khlong Hae Floating Market, vendors sell mouth-watering local foods and exquisite handicrafts from traditional boats docked in a canal. One of its attractions is the Wat Hat Yai Nai temple, which is known for its 35m long reclining Buddha. Outside the city center, Hat Yai Park is a hilly green area with a standing Buddha statue and a cable car. There are several thousands of people travelling from Melaka Sentral to Hat Yai. Hat Yai Bus Terminal is a major transport hub in southern Thailand. It offers bus services that link Hat Yai with nearly every town and city in the southern region as well as other destinations. There are also several private minibus services which serves on tourist destinations, including Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
A few of the popular bus services available from Melaka Sentral to Hatyai include:
- KKKL Express
- Intertop Express
- Suasana Edaran Sdn Bhd (new)
The coaches offered by them are well-known for their punctual departures as well as arrivals, their cleanliness and comfortability. Some of the other services include:
- Reclining seats
- Fully air conditioned coaches
- Charging points
The distance between Melaka Sentral to Hatyai is around 686 km. The travel time taken for this bus route is around 8 hours 15 minutes, depending upon the traffic conditions.
The first bus from Melaka Sentral to Hatyai departs at 8:15 pm and the last bus departs at 9:00 pm. The bus ticket price for this route is around MYR 86.
All the coaches depart from Melaka Sentral. It is the first fully air-conditioned bus terminal in Malaysia. It is very conveniently located as per the travellers’ preference. It is just a 10 minutes drive from Melaka City to Melaka Sentral. Taxi is easily available for the people at around MYR 20 to MYR 25.
Now it is even more convenient and comfortable for you because you can now book the bus tickets online as per your schedule. You may choose your own seat as well as the operator you want to travel with. With these bus operators around, you may choose the time of departure and the point of arrival as per your convenience.