Rome2rio uses cookies to help personalize content and show you personalised ads. By proceeding, you accept the use of cookies in accordance with our privacy policy. You may opt out of personalised ads at any time. OK

About Taiping

Taiping (Malay pronunciation: /taipeŋ/; Jawi: تاءيڤيڠ)(Chinese: 太平; Chinese pronunciation: /tʰaɪ̯⁵¹piŋ/; Hokkien: Thài-pêng; Tamil: தைப்பிங்) is a town located in Larut, Matang and Selama District, Perak, Malaysia. It is located approximately 48 km northwest of Ipoh, the capital of Perak, and 78 km southeast of George Town, Penang. With a population of 245,182 (in 2013), it is the second largest town in Perak after Ipoh, the state capital.

Get the Rome2rio app

Find the best way to get from A to B, anywhere in the world, on your mobile or tablet.

Compare your options: plane, train, bus, car, ferry, bike share, driving and walking directions all in one search.

Learn more about our apps