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

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 3 h 9 min.

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
Avg. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
2 h 8 min
Estimated price
$85 - $100
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 175 km. The road distance is 199 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 30 and takes 3 h 40 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 390.

Is there a direct train between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Ipoh. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

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

The train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh takes 2 h 13 min including transfers and departs every four hours.