There are 4 ways to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur Padang Besar

RM 23 - RM 40

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Bus  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

RM 23 - RM 44

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2h 8m

  1. Take a taxi from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur 199.4 km

RM 440 - RM 550

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur 199.4 km

RM 40 - RM 60

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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.

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The quickest way to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is to taxi which costs RM 440 - RM 550 and takes 2h 8m.

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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.

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The distance between Ipoh and Kuala Lumpur is 174 km. The road distance is 199.4 km.

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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.

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The train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes 2h 36m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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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.

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Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Kuala Lumpur station.

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Map of how to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur.
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  • Distance: 174.3 km
  • Duration: 2h 36m

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 operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 23 - RM 40
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 23 - RM 26
Gold
RM 33 - RM 37
Platinum
RM 40 - RM 50
Bus operators
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
RM 22
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Phone
+6016-5217774
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 25
Schedules at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
transnasional.com.my
Bus from Ipoh to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 21
Schedules at
transnasional.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Amanjaya to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 25
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
easybook.com
Perak Transit
Phone
05-255 1128
Email
enquiry@peraktransit.com.my
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Amanjaya to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 22 - RM 35
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Estimated price
RM 440 - RM 550
Taxi servis Ipoh
Phone
+60-19-456-4857
Website
taxi-servis-ipoh.business.site
Grab Taxi
Website
grab.com
BK Radio Teksi
Phone
+60 5-253 4188

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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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