Getting To Kedah
Kedah can be reached by road, rail and sea. The North-South
Expressway transverse the State of Kedah, thus enabling just
a 5 hour ride from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar. Similarly the
national railroad track also passes through the state with
various stops along the way. Access from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai
Petani is just 4½ hours away via the North-South Highway,
with a turnout at Exit 124, Sungai Petani (North).
Travel By Air
Malaysia Airlines, the national carrier fly several times
a day from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar and Langkawi. There's
also weekly direct flight from Osaka, Japan to Langkawi.
Sungai Petani is accessible by air through regular scheduled
direct flights from Kuala Lumpur International Airport and
Subang Airport landing at either Penang or Alor Setar ;
both 40 km or 45 minutes by road respectively.
Travel By Ferry
High speed ferries operate from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi
throughout the day. There are also regular ferry services
from Penang as well as Satun, Southern Thailand.
Travel By Coach & Taxis
Travellers have a wide range of transportation to choose
from. Comfortable air-conditioned express coaches and long
distance taxis are readily available thus providing easy
connection throughout the countries. Getting around the
state too is no hassle. Taxis and hire car are easily available
at reasonable fares.