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There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

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Train, taxi  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh KL Sentral
  2. Take a taxi from Ipoh to Bukit Larut

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Terminal Taiping Hentian Duta - Terminal Taiping

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3h 4m

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut 271.5 km

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut 271.5 km

Fly, bus  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  2. Take the bus from Sungai Nibong to Terminal Taiping
Kuala Lumpur → Bukit Larut
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Rules to follow in Malaysia

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Travel within Malaysia

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Regional restriction measures in place
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

Frequently Asked Questions


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 Bukit Larut is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Bukit Larut is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Bukit Larut 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: 18 May 2022
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 Bukit Larut is to drive which costs RM 55 - RM 85 and takes 3h 4m.

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The fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut is to taxi which takes 3h 4m and costs RM 450 - RM 550.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Bukit Larut is 216 km. The road distance is 271.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 29m and costs RM 190 - RM 240.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut is 272 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut.

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Malindo Airways and Firefly offer flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Bukit Larut. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 37 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Larut.
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  • Distance: 216 km
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Bukit Larut, Malaysia?

StarMart Express operates a bus from Hentian Duta to Terminal Taiping every 30 minutes. Tickets cost RM 144 and the journey takes 3h 44m.

Airlines
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 100 - RM 320
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 100 - RM 370
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
Twice daily
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
StarMart Express
Website
12go.co
Bus from Hentian Duta to Terminal Taiping
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 144
Schedules at
12go.co
Bus from Sungai Nibong to Terminal Taiping
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
12go.co
Other operators
Taxi from Ipoh to Bukit Larut
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 200
Taxi servis Ipoh
Phone
+60-19-456-4857
Website
taxi-servis-ipoh.business.site
Persatuan Pemandu- Pemandu Teksi
Phone
+60135848085
Website
taxiteksiipoh.blogspot.com
Perkhidmatan teksi/kereta sewa ipoh
Phone
019-456 4857
Website
perkhidmatan-teksikereta-sewa-ipoh.business.site

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