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There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh KL Sentral / ...
  2. Take the bus from Medan Kidd to Ayer Tawar 46

RM 40 - RM 48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar

RM 29 - RM 37

3 alternative options

Bus via Pusat Bandar Puchong  •  5h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Puchong Tesco to Ayer Tawar

RM 34 - RM 39

Taxi  •  2h 46m

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar 212.5 km

RM 350 - RM 420

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar 212.5 km

RM 40 - RM 60

Kuala Lumpur → Ayer Tawar
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Malaysia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 03 88810200

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There are currently travel restrictions within Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ayer Tawar is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ayer Tawar is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ayer Tawar is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

Last updated: 3 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar is to bus which costs RM 29 - RM 40 and takes 4h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar is to taxi which takes 2h 46m and costs RM 350 - RM 420.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ayer Tawar is 165 km. The road distance is 212.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar without a car is to train and bus which takes 4h 48m and costs RM 40 - RM 50.

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It takes approximately 4h 48m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar is 212 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Ayer Tawar. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar.
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  • Distance: 165.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 48m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Ayer Tawar, Malaysia?

Express Kesatuan operates a bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar every 4 hours. Tickets cost RM 27 and the journey takes 3h 52m. Plusliner also services this route once daily.

Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 32 - RM 37
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 24 - RM 26
Gold
RM 32 - RM 37
Platinum
RM 40 - RM 50
Bus operators
Perak Transit
Phone
05-255 1128
Email
enquiry@peraktransit.com.my
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Medan Kidd to Ayer Tawar
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 7 - RM 11
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Phone
+6016-5217774
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 27
Schedules at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Kuala Lumpur Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ayer Tawar
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 29
Schedules at
redbus.my
Bus from Puchong Tesco to Ayer Tawar
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 32
Schedules at
redbus.my
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Ayer Tawar
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Estimated price
RM 350 - RM 420
Sunlight Taxi
Phone
1300-800-222
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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