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

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Train  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

$5 - $9

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Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh

$4 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh 124.9 miles

$80 - $95

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh 124.9 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is to bus which costs RM 20 - RM 26 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is to taxi which costs RM 330 - RM 400 and takes 2 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Ipoh. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Ipoh. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh is 176 km. The road distance is 199.8 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh without a car is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs RM 22 - RM 35.

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The train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh takes 2 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh bus services, operated by Transnasional, depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan station.

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

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is to train which takes 2 h 33 min and costs RM 22 - RM 35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 20 - RM 26 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh.
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  • Distance: 109.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 33 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Ipoh, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh hourly. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min. Three 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 Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Plusliner
Website
plusliner.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
plusliner.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Express Kesatuan
Website
easybook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Aman Jaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
easybook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$80 - $95
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh bus services, operated by Transnasional, arrive at Ipoh station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is 200 km. It takes approximately 2 h 8 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh.

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There are 572+ hotels available in Ipoh. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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