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There are 9 ways to get from Johor Bahru to Ipoh by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly from Senai  •  2h 50m

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

$37 - $142

Cheapest option

Train Eastern and Oriental Express  •  12h 18m

  1. Take the train from Woodlands Train Checkpoint to Kuala Lumpur
  2. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

$5 - $9

7 alternative options

Subway to Singapore Changi, fly  •  4h 31m

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

$42 - $245

Subway to Singapore Seletar Apt, fly  •  5h 4m

  1. Take the subway from Marsiling to Bishan
  2. Fly from Singapore Seletar Apt (XSP) to Ipoh (IPH) XSP - IPH

$192 - $425

Bus S&S International (M) Express  •  7h 21m

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

$15

Bus, train  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Ipoh

$14 - $21

Bus Sri Maju  •  8h 16m

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

$20

Train  •  10h 53m

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

$12 - $22

Drive  •  5h 29m

  1. Drive from Johor Bahru to Ipoh 332.8 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Johor Bahru to Ipoh is to train which costs RM 22 - RM 35 and takes 12h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Johor Bahru to Ipoh is to fly which costs RM 150 - RM 600 and takes 2h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from JB Larkin Terminal and arriving at Ipoh Aman Jaya. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Johor Bahru to Ipoh. However, there are services departing from Johor Bahru Sentral and arriving at Ipoh via Gemas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 53m.

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The distance between Johor Bahru and Ipoh is 458 km. The road distance is 532.5 km.

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The best way to get from Johor Bahru to Ipoh without a car is to bus which takes 7h 21m and costs RM 59.

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It takes approximately 2h 50m to get from Johor Bahru to Ipoh, including transfers.

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Johor Bahru to Ipoh bus services, operated by S&S International (M) Express, depart from JB Larkin Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Johor Bahru to Ipoh is to fly which takes 2h 50m and costs RM 150 - RM 600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 59 and takes 7h 21m, you could also train, which costs RM 50 - RM 95 and takes 10h 53m.

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Map of how to get from Johor Bahru to Ipoh.
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  • Distance: 286 miles
  • Duration: 2h 50m

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

AirAsia and Malindo Airways fly from Johor Bahru to Ipoh 3 times a day. Alternatively, S&S International (M) Express operates a bus from Johor Bahru to Ipoh twice daily. Tickets cost $15 and the journey takes 7h 21m.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Singapore Seletar Apt to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $420
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Senai to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $500
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $440
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Senai to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Marsiling to Khatib
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
Subway from Marsiling to Bishan
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
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 Gemas to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
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 Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
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
Eastern and Oriental Express
Train from Woodlands Train Checkpoint to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
belmond.com
Bus operators
S&S International (M) Express
Website
ssinternational.com.my
Bus from JB Larkin Terminal to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ssinternational.com.my
Causeway Link
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Johor Bahru to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
KKKL Express
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Larkin Terminal Johor Baru to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Johor Larkin Terminal to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
srimaju.com

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The quickest flight from Senai Airport to Ipoh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Johor Bahru to Ipoh bus services, operated by S&S International (M) Express, arrive at Ipoh Aman Jaya station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Johor Bahru to Ipoh is 533 km. It takes approximately 5h 29m to drive from Johor Bahru to Ipoh.

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AirAsia and Malindo Airways offer flights from Senai Airport to Ipoh Airport.

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There are 562+ hotels available in Ipoh. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Johor Bahru to Senai Airport is to bus which takes 40m and costs RM 8.

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