There are 4 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Perak 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.

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Train  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Ipoh Eg9412

$5 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Ipoh

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh 124.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh 124.2 miles

$9 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Perak is to train which costs RM 22 - RM 35 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Perak is to taxi which costs RM 330 - RM 400 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Perak is 202 km. The road distance is 198.8 km.

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

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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.

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What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Perak, 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 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $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 7 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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