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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Butterworth
  2. Take the bus from Butterworth to Alor Setar

$6 - $7

2 alternative options

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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ipoh to Alor Setar is to bus which costs RM 23 - RM 28 and takes 4 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipoh to Alor Setar is to train which costs RM 27 - RM 45 and takes 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 train from Ipoh to Alor Setar takes 2 h 19 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipoh to Alor Setar. However, there are services departing from Terminal Amanjaya and arriving at Alor Setar via Butterworth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 44 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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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 in around 4 h 44 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
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$6 - $8
Gold
$9 - $11
Platinum
$12 - $14
Bus operators
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
12go.asia
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
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Ipoh to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120

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