There are 4 ways to get from Ipoh to Alor Setar by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Ipoh to Alor Setar

$6 - $11

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Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Butterworth Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth to Alor Setar

$6 - $10

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Taxi  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ipoh to Alor Setar 148.3 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Ipoh to Alor Setar 148.3 miles

$11 - $16

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipoh to Alor Setar. However, there are services departing from Ipoh Aman Jaya and arriving at Alor Setar via Butterworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ipoh and arriving at Alor Setar. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 19 min.

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The distance between Ipoh and Alor Setar is 187 km. The road distance is 237.2 km.

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The best way to get from Ipoh to Alor Setar without a car is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs .

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The train from Ipoh to Alor Setar takes 2 h 19 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Ipoh to Alor Setar bus services, operated by Express Kesatuan, depart from Ipoh Aman Jaya station.

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Ipoh to Alor Setar train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Ipoh station.

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The best way to get from Ipoh to Alor Setar is to train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Ipoh to Alor Setar bus services, operated by KBES, arrive at Alor Setar station.

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

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Map of how to get from Ipoh to Alor Setar.
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  • Distance: 117.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 19 min

What companies run services between Ipoh, Malaysia and Alor Setar, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Ipoh to Alor Setar 5 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $11 and the journey takes 2 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ipoh to Alor Setar via Butterworth Bus Terminal and Butterworth in around 4 h 41 min.

Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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Silver
$6 - $8
Gold
$9 - $11
Platinum
$12 - $14
Bus operators
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya Ipoh to Butterworth Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Butterworth to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ipoh to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipoh to Alor Setar is 237 km. It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to drive from Ipoh to Alor Setar.

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There are 110+ hotels available in Alor Setar. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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