There are 8 ways to get from Ipoh to Johor Bahru by plane, subway, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Singapore Changi, subway  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Singapore Changi (SIN) IPH - SIN
  2. Take the subway from Khatib to Marsiling

$43 - $244

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Train via KL Sentral  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Ipoh to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
  3. Take the train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral

$12 - $23

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Fly to Johor Bahru  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Johor Bahru (JHB) IPH - JHB

$37 - $140

Bus Sri Maju  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Johor Larkin Terminal

$20

Train, bus  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Ipoh to KL Sentral
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Larkin Terminal

$14 - $20

Bus S&S International (M) Express  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to JB Larkin Terminal

$15

Train  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Ipoh to Gemas
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Johor Bahru Sentral

$13 - $22

Drive  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Ipoh to Johor Bahru 330.5 miles

$24 - $40

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Amanjaya and arriving at Johor Larkin Terminal. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ipoh to Johor Bahru. However, there are services departing from Ipoh and arriving at Johor Bahru Sentral via Gemas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 1 min.

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The distance between Ipoh and Johor Bahru is 458 km. The road distance is 528.8 km.

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The best way to get from Ipoh to Johor Bahru without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Ipoh to Johor Bahru, including transfers.

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Ipoh to Johor Bahru bus services, operated by Sri Maju, depart from Terminal Amanjaya station.

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

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The best way to get from Ipoh to Johor Bahru is to fly which takes 2 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 16 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 11 h 1 min.

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The quickest flight from Ipoh Airport to Singapore Changi Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Ipoh to Johor Bahru bus services, operated by Sri Maju, arrive at Johor Larkin Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Ipoh to Johor Bahru.
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  • Distance: 286 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

What companies run services between Ipoh, Malaysia and Johor Bahru, Malaysia?

AirAsia and Malindo Airways fly from Ipoh to Johor Bahru twice daily. Alternatively, Sri Maju operates a bus from Ipoh to Johor Bahru 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 7 h 16 min.

Airlines
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Ipoh to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Ipoh to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ipoh to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Ipoh to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Khatib to Marsiling
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Train from Ipoh to Gemas
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$8 - $10
Gold
$13 - $15
Platinum
$16 - $20
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$4 - $5
Gold
$5 - $6
Platinum
$6 - $8
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Gemas to Johor Bahru Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$2 - $3
Superior
$4 - $6
Superior Night
$5 - $8
Premier
$8 - $10
Premier Night
$12 - $15
Train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Economy
$3 - $4
Superior
$4 - $7
Superior Night
$6 - $9
Premier
$10 - $11
Premier Night
$14 - $17
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Johor Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 16 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Transnasional
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur to Johor Bahru
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
KKKL Express
Phone
012-784 9999
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.my
Website
kkklexpress.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
kkklexpress.com
Book at
easybook.com
S&S International (M) Express
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my

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Ipoh to Johor Bahru train services, operated by KTM Malaysia Railway, arrive at Johor Bahru Sentral station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ipoh to Johor Bahru is 529 km. It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to drive from Ipoh to Johor Bahru.

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Firefly and Scoot Tigerair offer flights from Ipoh Airport to Singapore Changi Airport.

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There are 1635+ hotels available in Johor Bahru. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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