There are 4 ways to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur by train, bus, taxi or car
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Train • 2h 36m
RM 23 - RM 40
Bus • 3h 27m
RM 23 - RM 44
2 alternative options
Taxi • 2h 8m
RM 440 - RM 550
Drive • 2h 8m
RM 40 - RM 60
Questions & Answers
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The cheapest way to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which costs RM 22 - RM 45 and takes 3h 27m.
The quickest way to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is to taxi which costs RM 440 - RM 550 and takes 2h 8m.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Ipoh and arriving at Kuala Lumpur. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 36m.
The distance between Ipoh and Kuala Lumpur is 174 km. The road distance is 199.4 km.
The best way to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs RM 23 - RM 40.
The train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes 2h 36m including transfers and departs hourly.
Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Ipoh station.
The best way to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is to train which takes 2h 36m and costs RM 23 - RM 40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 22 - RM 45 and takes 3h 27m.
Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Kuala Lumpur station.
What companies run services between Ipoh, Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur hourly. Tickets cost RM 23 - RM 40 and the journey takes 2h 36m. Alternatively, Plusliner operates a bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan every 3 hours. Tickets cost RM 22 and the journey takes 3h 9m. Four other operators also service this route.
Train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
- Ave. Duration
- 2h 36m
- Estimated price
- RM 23 - RM 40
- RM 23 - RM 26
- RM 33 - RM 37
- RM 40 - RM 50
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Bus from Ipoh to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Bus from Ipoh Amanjaya to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
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Yes, the driving distance between Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is 199 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur.
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