About Kuala Kedah Jetty
Kuala Kedah is a small fishing town and serves as one of the main gateways to Malaysia’s famous tropical destination, Pulau Langkawi by ferry. The ferry terminal is called Kuala Kedah Jetty where it operates high speed boats crossing the Malacca Strait heading to Langkawi and the journey takes an approximate time of 1 hour and 30 minutes. Langkawi is an island of paradise imbued with picturesque natural landscape that is perfect for the eyes to capture. This tropical island does not just allure the locals, but it also convinces many foreign tourists to spend their summer holiday by planning a trip to Langkawi. Visitors will get to behold the tranquilizing azure turquoise water that the island preserves and a visit to Langkawi can be done by taking a ferry from Kuala Kedah Jetty.
Kuala Kedah Jetty is only located 25 minutes away by car from Alor Setar, the capital of Kedah. Besides getting to Langkawi from Penang and Kuala Perlis, one of the popular ways to go to Langkawi is from Kuala Kedah Jetty. The interval between each ferry usually takes a maximum of an hour gap and the ferry schedule may occur some changes depending on the season and demand.
How to Get to Kuala Kedah Jetty
A trip to Kuala Kedah Jetty is possible by using train or bus service, but visitors will first have to direct to Alor Setar if they are coming from Kuala Lumpur. Travellers can take ETS train service provided by Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM) from KL Sentral to Alor Setar Train Station and upon arrival in Alor Setar, grab a taxi or ride-sharing service to get to Kuala Kedah Jetty. This method can also be used by those who travel by bus from KL, where the bus will stop at Alor Setar’s Terminal Bas Shahab Perdana.
Cheaper alternative to get to Kuala Kedah Jetty from Alor Setar bus terminal is by using the bus service that offers local routes around Alor Setar which include a stop in front of Kuala Kedah Jetty.
Getting to Kuala Kedah Jetty from other states of Malaysia can also be done by applying the same train and bus services, depends on the point of departure going to Alor Setar. The locals in Kedah usually get around by taxi, bus or driving personal car to Kuala Kedah Jetty where parking spaces are provided at the jetty.
Popular Ferry Operator
Langkawi Ferry Services Sdn. Bhd. is the only ferry operator that provides one-way and round trips to Langkawi.
- Langkawi Ferry Services Sdn. Bhd.
Popular Terminal Route
Popular route from Kuala Kedah Jetty
- Ferry from Kuala Kedah Jetty to Langkawi
Facilities in Kuala Kedah Jetty
As most of the locals will get to Kuala Kedah Jetty by driving their own cars, parking area is provided for the guests travelling to Langkawi. Do take note that parking fee will be charged according to the parking rate set the management. The spaces are limited and not enough to accommodate all cars as it will get full fast especially during the peak season so be sure to plan the Langkawi trip from Kuala Kedah Jetty properly.
- Parking area
- Waiting area
Kuala Kedah Jetty Contact Details
Address: Jeti Penumpang Kuala Kedah, 06600 Kedah Darul Aman
Telephone: +604-762 6295 / +604-762 6296
To witness the beauty of tropical surrounding in Langkawi, an exciting summer trip or short getaway can be planned easily by booking ferry tickets from Kuala Kedah Jetty to Langkawi. Outdoor and water-based adventures such as forest exploration, sky-trekking and snorkelling are available for visitors to enjoy and fully make use of the time on the island. There are also other tourist attractions in Langkawi that are suitable for family to spend the holiday together with children while enjoying the refreshing sight of nature.