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

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Ipoh Eg9412 / ...

$5 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh

$5 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 8 min

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

$85 - $110

Drive  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh 124.9 miles

$9 - $14

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 18 min. Alternatively, Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min. Sri Maju also services this route every 2 hours.

Train operators
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
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $7
Gold
$8 - $9
Platinum
$10 - $12
Bus operators
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Warisan Taxi
Website
warisantaxi.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh?

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh is 176 km. The road distance is 200 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh?

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is to bus which costs RM 20 - RM 25 and takes 3 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh?

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

Is there a direct train between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Ipoh. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 18 min.

Is there a direct bus between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh?

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.

How long does it take to get from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh?

The train from KL Sentral to Ipoh takes 2 h 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.