Daily direct flights from Kuala Lumpur are available via Malaysia Airlines (Tel: 1 300 88 3000 or 603-78463000 for outstation calls ). Optionally Air Asia (Tel: 1 300 88 9933) also has regular flights to Langkawi.
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) connects Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar and Arau towns in Kedah. From these towns, you can catch a taxi or a bus to Kuala Kedah or Kuala Perlis respectively and catch a ferry to Langkawi. Please contact KTMB at 603-22747435.
Ferries are also available from Penang (Tel: 604-2631943)
By Road From the North South Expressway (NSE), head north to Kedah and take the Alor Setar Selatan exit (Interchange 177) onto the highway headed to Teluk Kechai and on to Kuala Kedah where you can catch a ferry to Langkawi island. Alternatively, you can also catch ferries from Kuala Perlis further north, accessible via the Jitra Selatan exit (Interchange 181) via Kodiang and Kangar on trunk road K3. This route is longer, at 48km from the NSE exit. CHOGM Park is located in Kuah town itself, along Jalan Persiaran Putra.
This park, located at the main city of Langkawi, Kuah, is built to commemorate the 1st Commonwealth meeting hosted by Malaysia."
This park is located opposite the Langkawi Authority Development Association (LADA) in Kuah town. This park was built to commemorate the historic Commonwealth Heads of Goverment Meeting ( CHOGM ) in Malaysia in October 1989 and is designed in the shape of CHOGM logo. It is surrounded by a walkaway, and a lovely fountain amidst 10 acres of greenery. Close by is the stunning Aishah Mosque, one of the few fully air-conditioned mosques in Langkawi.
For more information, please contact the Langkawi Tourist Information Centre at +604-9667789.