It is less hassle if you travel by flight, airport transfer service is available for all the hotels/resorts above, If they let you wait too long, you can get a taxi (keep your bill) and claim back from your round city tour guide. If you like shopping, then take a flight is more convenient than those who go by bus and ferry. The most economic way to get there is by public transportation - bus or coach. You can stop at Kuala Perlis, about 100 meters from the Jetty. You might encounter with some local travel agents there, that offer budget accommodation, our advice and experience taught us that you have to bet on the quality of service. (Few with good service & nice room, but most of them provide us with an unpleasant trip). Buy your ferry ticket at the jetty, always keep your ticket in your pocket, especially when you are carrying your shopping trophies through the custom, they will ask for your ferry/bus tickets or accommodation voucher/receipt, anything that can prove you have already stayed in Langkawi for 48 hours to waive the custom duty. 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. The Langkawi International Airport is, located at Padang Mat Sirat, about twenty kilometers from Kuah town. *Flight Schedule (Kuala Lumpur - Langkawi*)
Flight Schedule (Langkawi* - Kuala Lumpur)
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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. Back to top
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You are allow to buy 1 slot of cigarettes, 1 liter of liquor and any duty free item not more than RM500 per person.