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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.

Recommended option

Fly to Singapore Changi, subway  •  2h 32m

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

$43 - $244

Cheapest option

Train  •  12h 2m

  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

6 alternative options

Fly to Senai  •  2h 20m

  1. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Senai (JHB) IPH - JHB

$37 - $140

Fly to Singapore Seletar Apt  •  2h 2m

  1. Fly from Ipoh (IPH) to Singapore Seletar Apt (XSP) IPH - XSP

$130 - $280

Bus Sri Maju  •  7h 16m

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

$20

Train, bus  •  7h 44m

  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  •  9h 1m

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

$15

Drive  •  5h 30m

  1. Drive from Ipoh to Johor Bahru 330.5 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Ipoh to Johor Bahru is to bus which costs RM 59 and takes 9h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Ipoh to Johor Bahru is to fly which costs RM 500 - RM 1200 and takes 2h 2m.

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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 7h 16m.

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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 KL Sentral and Pulau Sebang/Tampin. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 2m.

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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 7h 16m and costs RM 80.

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It takes approximately 2h 32m 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 2h 20m and costs RM 150 - RM 600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 80 and takes 7h 16m, you could also train, which costs RM 50 - RM 100 and takes 12h 2m.

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Map of how to get from Ipoh to Johor Bahru.
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  • Distance: 286 miles
  • Duration: 2h 32m

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

AirAsia and Malindo Airways fly from Ipoh to Johor Bahru 3 times a day. Alternatively, Sri Maju operates a bus from Ipoh to Johor Bahru 4 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 7h 16m.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Ipoh to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Ipoh to Singapore Seletar Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $280
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Ipoh to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Ipoh to Senai
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Ipoh to Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Ipoh to Senai
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
SMRT
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
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
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 Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from KL Sentral to Pulau Sebang
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Pulau Sebang/Tampin to Johor Bahru Sentral
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
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
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Johor Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 16m
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
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
KKKL Express
S&S International (M) Express
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to JB Larkin Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my

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

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

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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 5h 30m to drive from Ipoh to Johor Bahru.

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

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There are 1757+ hotels available in Johor Bahru. Prices start at $32 USD per night.

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