There are 7 ways to get from Ipoh to Bangkok by plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Fly Ipoh to Suvarnabhumi  •  5 h 18 min

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

$76 - $299

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Train  •  21 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Ipoh to Padang Besar
  2. Take the train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong 46 Padang Besar - Hua Lamphong - Class II Sleeper AC

$23 - $73

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Fly Ipoh to Don Muang  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Don Muang (DMK) IPH - DMK

$111 - $211

Train to Hat Yai, fly to Don Muang  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Ipoh to Padang Besar
  2. Fly from Hat Yai (HDY) to Don Muang (DMK) HDY - DMK

$37 - $161

Bus  •  22 h 56 min

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

$32 - $45

Bus, night bus  •  24 h 41 min

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

$33 - $34

Drive  •  17 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Ipoh to Bangkok 792.1 miles

$110 - $170

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipoh to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Terminal Amanjaya and arriving at Wat Ratchanatdaram via Hat Yai and Mochit 2 Bus Depot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipoh to Bangkok. However, there are services departing from Ipoh and arriving at Hua Lamphong via Padang Besar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 14 min.

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The distance between Ipoh and Bangkok is 1020 km. The road distance is 1267.3 km.

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The best way to get from Ipoh to Bangkok without a car is to train which takes 21 h 14 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Ipoh to Bangkok, including transfers.

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Ipoh to Bangkok bus services, operated by Sri Theven Express, depart from Terminal Amanjaya station.

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

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The best way to get from Ipoh to Bangkok is to fly which takes 5 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 21 h 14 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22 h 56 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ipoh Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Ipoh to Bangkok bus services, operated by The Transport Company, arrive at Bangkok Bus Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Ipoh to Bangkok.
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  • Distance: 637.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

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

Scoot Tigerair , Singapore Airlines and six other airlines fly from Ipoh to Bangkok every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ipoh to Bangkok via Padang Besar and Padang Besar in around 21 h 14 min.

Airlines
Thai AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ipoh to Don Muang via Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $300
Flights from Ipoh to Don Muang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $310
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Thai Lion Mentari
Website
lionairthai.com
Flights from Ipoh to Don Muang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $190
Nok Air
Website
nokair.com
Flights from Hat Yai to Don Muang
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Ipoh to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $300
Flights from Ipoh to Don Muang via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Ipoh to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Ipoh to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Ipoh to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Ipoh to Suvarnabhumi via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ipoh to Don Muang via Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to Padang Besar
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $9
Gold
$11 - $13
Platinum
$15 - $17
State Railway of Thailand
Website
railway.co.th
Train from Padang Besar to Hua Lamphong
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $60
Schedules at
railway.co.th
Book at
12go.asia
3rd Class (Seat)
$8 - $11
2nd Class (Seat)
$15 - $21
2nd Class (Berth)
$24 - $35
1st Class (Berth)
$40 - $60
Bus operators
Sri Theven Express
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Hat Yai
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
easybook.com
Sri Siam Tour
Website
busonlineticket.co.th
Night bus from Songkhla to Bangkok Southern Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
12go.asia
Book at
12go.asia

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Bangkok is 1 h behind Ipoh. It is currently 7:57 PM in Ipoh and 6:57 PM in Bangkok.

Ipoh to Bangkok train services, operated by State Railway of Thailand, arrive at Hua Lamphong station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipoh to Bangkok is 1267 km. It takes approximately 17 h 10 min to drive from Ipoh to Bangkok.

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Singapore Airlines, Jetstar Asia Airways, Firefly and two other airlines offer flights from Ipoh Airport to Suvarnabhumi Airport.

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There are 2976+ hotels available in Bangkok. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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