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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping by plane, car ferry, train, bus 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 Penang, carferry, train  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  2. Take the carferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Taiping

$15 - $59

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Bus  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from KL International Airport 1 to Terminal Amanjaya
  2. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Terminal Taiping

$13 - $14

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Fly to Ipoh, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Ipoh (IPH) KUL - IPH
  2. Take the train from Ipoh to Taiping

$60 - $292

Fly to Alor Setar, bus, train  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Alor Setar (AOR) KUL - AOR
  2. Take the bus from Alor Setar to Butterworth
  3. Take the train from Butterworth to Taiping

$20 - $89

Fly to Sultan Ismail Petra, bus  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Sultan Ismail Petra (KBR) KUL - KBR
  2. Take the bus from Pasir Mas to Simpang Taiping

$30 - $80

Train  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral KLIA Ekspres / ...
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Taiping

$17 - $29

Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan KLIA Transit
  2. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Taiping

$15 - $21

Drive  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping 193.2 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping is to bus which costs RM 54 - RM 58 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping is to drive which costs RM 60 - RM 90 and takes 3 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping. However, there are services departing from KL International Airport 1 and arriving at Terminal Taiping via Ipoh Aman Jaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping. However, there are services departing from Klia T1 and arriving at Taiping via KL Sentral. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) and Taiping is 257 km. The road distance is 309.1 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs RM 70 - RM 120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping bus services, operated by Yoyo Express, depart from KL International Airport 1 station.

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Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping train services, operated by KLIA Express, depart from Klia T1 station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs RM 70 - RM 120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 54 - RM 58 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping.
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  • Distance: 160.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL), Malaysia and Taiping, Malaysia?

You can take a train from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping via KL Sentral in around 4 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping via Terminal Amanjaya and Ipoh Aman Jaya in around 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$12 - $95
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang via Langkawi
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Ismail Petra
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh via Kuala Namu
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$85 - $290
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh via Senai
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $390
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Taiping
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$4 - $5
Platinum
$5 - $7
Train from Ipoh to Taiping
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $4
Gold
$4 - $5
Platinum
$4 - $6
Train from KL Sentral to Taiping
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
KBES
Website
kbes.com.my
Bus from Alor Setar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
kbes.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Bus from Pasir Mas to Simpang Taiping
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
kbes.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Cepat Express
Website
cepatexpress.com.my
Bus from Alor Setar to Butterworth
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cepatexpress.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Transnasional
Yoyo Express
Website
yoyo.my
Bus from KL International Airport 1 to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
yoyo.my
Star Shuttle
Website
starwira.com
Bus from KL International Airport 1 to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
starwira.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping bus services, operated by StarMart Express, arrive at Terminal Taiping station.

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Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Taiping station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping is 309 km. It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Taiping.

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Firefly, Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 106+ hotels available in Taiping. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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Trips from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL)