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Langkawi Island - Getting There

By Road
Visitors travelling by road have to drive to Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis on the north-western coast of Peninsular Malaysia, the main take-off points by ferry to Langkawi. The journey from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Kedah takes about 6 hours while Kuala Perlis is another one hour away. Car parking facilities are available at both points.

By Air
The Langkawi International Airport at Padang Mat Sirat is about 20 km from Kuah and 8 km from the beach resorts in Pantai Cenang. Direct air services from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi are provided by .Malaysia Airlines on a daily basis and Air Asia five times weekly. Silk Air also flies regularly from Singapore to the island. There are also direct international flights to Langkawi from Osaka and Taipei.

By Rail
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) or Malayan Railway provides comfortable and economical rail services from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar and Arau. From Alor Setar or Arau, you can take a taxi or bus to Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis respectively and then proceed by ferry to Langkawi.

By Ferry
There are 4 ports of embarkation from where one can take a ferry to Langkawi Islands.Three are in Malaysia and one in southern Thailand. The ports are:-

1. Kuala Perlis in Perlis
Kuala Perlis is about 30.5 Km from Langkawi Island.It provides the shortest route to the island.This fishing village at the mouth of Perlis River is becoming increasingly important as the transit point to Langkawi.Its ferry terminal has been upgraded recently to upgrade the passenger facilities. Kuala Perlis can be reached via road and rail.Keretapi Tanah Melayu or KTM (Malayan Railways) provides comfortable train service (Langkawi Express) from Kuala Lumpur to Arau,from where one can take a taxi to Kuala Perlis.

2. Kuala Kedah in Kedah
Kuala Kedah also provides ferry services to Langkawi Islands.One can travel to Kuala Kedah by road or rail.Train travellers have to proceed to Kuala Kedah in a taxi from Alor Star.A new jetty terminal has been constructed here to cater for the increase in the passenger flow to Langkawi Island.

3. Georgetown in Penang Island
There is also a ferry service from Penang Island to Langkawi.

4. Satun in South Thailand
There are 3 ferry services daily to Lagkawi from Satun.

Ferry services to Langkawi Island are as follows:-

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By Cruise
A novel way to take a holiday to Langkawi is by cruise ship. Cruises are of varying duration depending on the ports of call en-route to Langkawi. Embarkation points are at Port Klang and Singapore.

For enquiries on cruise packages, contact your travel agents or the various cruise operator:

Starcruise Tel: 03-309 2828
Empress Cruise Line Tel: 03-466 7888
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