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There are 8 ways to get from Bangkok to Ipoh by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Suvarnabhumi to Ipoh  •  7h 21m

  1. Fly from Suvarnabhumi (BKK) to Ipoh (IPH) BKK - IPH

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Train, bus via George Town  •  22h 42m

  1. Take the train from Bang Sue Junction to Hat Yai
  2. Take the train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
  3. Take the train from Padang Besar to Butterworth
  4. Take the bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh

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Fly Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur, bus  •  9h 58m

  1. Fly from Don Muang (DMK) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) DMK - KUL
  2. Take the bus from Klia to AmanJaya Ipoh

Bus, Mini Van  •  21h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the Mini Van from Hat Yai to Komtar Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Penang Komtar to AmanJaya Ipoh

Bus  •  23h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Amanjaya

Train, bus  •  25h 51m

  1. Take the train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai 37 Hua Lamphong - Sungai Kolok - Class II Sleeper AC / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hatyai to Terminal Amanjaya

Train  •  42h 48m

  1. Take the train from Bangkok Hualamphong to Kuala Lumpur
  2. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh KL Sentral

Drive  •  17h 13m

  1. Drive from Bangkok to Ipoh 1269.7 km

Bangkok to Ipoh by train and bus

The journey time between Bangkok and Ipoh is around 22h 42m and covers a distance of around 1297 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 4m. Operated by State Railway of Thailand, KTM Komuter, KPB Express and others, the Bangkok to Ipoh service departs from Bang Sue Junction and arrives in AmanJaya Ipoh. Typically 21 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

21 Weekly Services
22h 42m Average Duration
RM 65 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Bangkok to Ipoh is to train and bus which costs ฿650 - ฿2200 and takes 25h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Bangkok to Ipoh is to fly which costs ฿4700 - ฿13000 and takes 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bangkok to Ipoh. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal and arriving at AmanJaya Ipoh via Hat Yai and Penang Komtar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bangkok to Ipoh. However, there are services departing from Bangkok Hualamphong and arriving at Ipoh via Kuala Lumpur. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42h 48m.

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It is 1022 km from Bangkok to Ipoh. It is approximately 1269.7 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Ipoh without a car is to bus and Mini Van which takes 21h 21m and costs ฿1200 - ฿1600.

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It takes approximately 7h 21m to get from Bangkok to Ipoh, including transfers.

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Bangkok to Ipoh bus services, operated by The Transport Company, depart from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal station.

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Bangkok to Ipoh train services, operated by Eastern and Oriental Express, depart from Bangkok Hualamphong station.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Ipoh is to fly which takes 7h 21m and costs ฿4700 - ฿13000. Alternatively, you can bus and Mini Van, which costs ฿1200 - ฿1600 and takes 21h 21m, you could also train, which costs ฿119760 - ฿119810 and takes 42h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Bangkok to Ipoh.
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  • Distance: 1021.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 21m

What companies run services between Bangkok, Thailand and Ipoh, Malaysia?

Singapore Airlines, Scoot Tigerair and three other airlines fly from Bangkok to Ipoh twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bangkok Mochit Bus Terminal to Ipoh Terminal Amanjaya via Hat Yai, Komtar Bus Terminal, and Penang Komtar in around 21h 21m.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1000 - RM 2700
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Ipoh via Phuket, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3100
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 800 - RM 2100
Flights from Suvarnabhumi to Ipoh via Phuket, Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 1100 - RM 3100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 600
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
RM 280 - RM 750
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Don Muang to Kuala Lumpur via Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 410 - RM 700
Train operators
State Railway of Thailand
Phone
1690
Email
webmaster.srt@railway.co.th
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Bang Sue Junction to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 30 - RM 230
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 30 - RM 45
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 100 - RM 140
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 60 - RM 90
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 170 - RM 230
Train from Hat Yai to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 6 - RM 120
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 6 - RM 20
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 70 - RM 95
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 30 - RM 45
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 90 - RM 120
Train from Hua Lamphong to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
16h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 30 - RM 230
Website
http://www.railway.co.th/main/timetable/time-train.html
Book at
https://12go.asia/en/operator/thai-railways
Schedules at
https://www.railway.co.th/Home/Index
3rd Class (Seat)
RM 30 - RM 45
2nd Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 100 - RM 140
2nd Class (Air-conditioned Seat)
RM 60 - RM 90
1st Class (Air-Conditioned Berth)
RM 170 - RM 230
KTM Komuter
Phone
+603 - 2267 1200
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Padang Besar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
RM 17 - RM 21
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Eastern and Oriental Express
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 32 - RM 37
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 24 - RM 26
Gold
RM 32 - RM 37
Platinum
RM 40 - RM 50
Bus operators
StarMart Express
Website
12go.co
Bus from Klia to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
12go.co
New Asian Travel
Phone
+60 4-261 5558
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Hat Yai to Komtar Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 54
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Penang Komtar to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 28
Schedules at
12go.asia
Beh Travel & Tour Sdn
Phone
019 - 545 3888
Email
beh_travel@outlook.com
Website
behtravelandtour.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Komtar Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 40
Schedules at
behtravelandtour.com
Billion Stars Express
Website
12go.co
Bus from Penang Komtar to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 24 - RM 35
Schedules at
12go.co
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 22 - RM 28
Schedules at
12go.co
KPB Express
Phone
+604 332 6815
Website
kpbekspres.com
Bus from Penang Komtar to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 27 - RM 40
Schedules at
kpbekspres.com
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
RM 22 - RM 28
Schedules at
kpbekspres.com
Unititi express
Phone
+605 4911 452
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Komtar Bus Terminal to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 28
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Alisan Golden Coach Express
Mara Liner
Website
12go.co
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 15 - RM 17
Schedules at
12go.co
Express Kesatuan
Phone
+6016-5217774
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Butterworth Bus Terminal to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 20
Schedules at
easybook.com
Bus from Hat Yai to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 55
Schedules at
easybook.com
Perak Transit
Phone
05-255 1128
Email
enquiry@peraktransit.com.my
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 8 - RM 21
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Cepat Express
Phone
+603 7728 8789
Email
helpdesk@eticketing.my
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Butterworth to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 16
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sri Maju Group
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Sri Maju Group SG
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Butterworth to AmanJaya Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Siam Lane Tour (Siam Dernrod)
Website
12go.asia
Bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 115
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Piya
Phone
0-2894-6330-2
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Bus from Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal to Hat Yai Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 99
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Hatyai to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
8h 36m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 55
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
easybook.com

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There is no direct flight from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Ipoh Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Bangkok to Ipoh bus services, operated by Billion Stars Express, arrive at AmanJaya Ipoh station.

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Ipoh is 1h ahead of Bangkok. It is currently 8:56 AM in Bangkok and 9:56 AM in Ipoh.

Bangkok to Ipoh train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Ipoh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bangkok to Ipoh is 1270 km. It takes approximately 17h 13m to drive from Bangkok to Ipoh.

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Singapore Airlines, Thai Vietjet Air, Thai Airways International and two other airlines offer flights from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Ipoh Airport.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Ipoh. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Bangkok to Suvarnabhumi Airport is to train which takes 26 min and costs ฿40 - ฿55.

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