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Official Sultan Abdul Halim Airport Taxi Rates & Fares

Sultan Abdul Halim Airport taxi rates given here are in the local currency (MYR or Malaysian Ringgit). Use our currency converter or the cheat sheet to the left if you would like to convert to your currency.


  • MYR 55 to the Thailand border



 
Alor Setar Taxi Payment: Cash
Alor Setar Taxi Tipping Recommendation: Not required



Official Sultan Abdul Halim Airport Taxi Details

Sultan Abdul Halim Airport Taxi

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There is a taxi booth just before the exit of the AOR Sultan Abdul Halim Airport and you may pre-pay for your ride at the booth. Prices are fixed and proper receipts are issued.


Taxi fare to the Malaysian (Bukit Kayu Hitam) / Thailand (Danok) border is MYR 55. Journey time is about 50 minutes to the border from the AOR Sultan Abdul Halim Airport.




 Sultan Abdul Halim Airport Taxi Scams


Some cabs will tell you that there are no budget cabs available to try to convince you to take a premium taxi. Occasionally this is true, especially near midnight when the tariff jumps and cabs won't take jobs for half an hour or so before midnight.

 

While you are largely protected from unscrupulous taxi drivers by the pre-paid taxi ticket system at Sultan Abdul Halim Airport, here are some Malaysian taxi scams to be aware of while in the city:

  • Driver refuses to take you where you want (tip: don't tell the driver your destination before you get in the car)
  • Driver refuses to turn the meter on and quotes a rate, usually high¬†
  • Driver refuses to make change (expect this, and carry small bills)



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Last Updated: 16 Dec 2017