There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting by train, bus, taxi, car, plane or car ferry

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  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping Eg9412

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh
  2. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Kamunting

$8 - $9

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Eg9412
  2. Take the bus from Medan Kidd to Kamunting

$10 - $12

Taxi  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting 169.7 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting 169.7 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly, car ferry  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the train from Butterworth to Kamunting

$28 - $77

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting is to bus which costs RM 32 - RM 38 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting is to taxi which costs RM 600 - RM 750 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kamunting is 222 km. The road distance is 271.5 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting. However, there are services departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Kamunting via Ipoh Aman Jaya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting. However, there are services departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Kamunting via Taiping. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting via Ipoh and Ipoh Aman Jaya in around 5 h 29 min.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $12
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Butterworth to Kamunting
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Bus operators
Kumpulan Bas Perak
Website
basperak.com.my
Bus from Medan Kidd to Kamunting
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
basperak.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Kamunting
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
basperak.com.my
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
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Kamunting
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my

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