Alor Setar

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi.

Alor Setar is the capital of the state of Kedah. It is a transit point for trips to Thailand and to Pulau Langkawi. The ferry to Langkawi departs from Kuala Kedah, just few minutes outside of Alor Setar. The city is a center of Malay culture and is surrounded by paddie fields .

{Alor Setar,  Masjid Zahir and Kedah River
Alor Setar: Masjid Zahir and Kedah River
{Alor Setar,  Thai Buddhist temple
Alor Setar: Thai Buddhist temple

Getting to and away from Alor Setar

Flight
The Sultan Abdul Halim Airport is served from and to Kuala Lumpur by these airlines: AirAsia, Firefly, Malaysian Airlines and Malindo Air

Ferry to Langkawi
Ferry to Langkawi leaves from Kuala Kedah (10min outside of Alor Setar) and arrives at the ferry terminal in Kuah, the main town of the island in the eastern part of Langkawi.
Kuala Perlis (travel time 75min)

click on the link to book a ferry ticket online:

Langkawi - Kuala Kedah Kuala Kedah - Langkawi

Click here for detailed travel information (ferry times, prices etc.) on getting to and away from Langkawi.

Bus Connections
main bus terminal: Shahab Perdana Bus Terminal
click on the link to book a bus ticket online:

Alor Setar - Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur - Alor Setar
Alor Setar - Singapore Singapore - Alor Setar

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