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There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus StarMart Express  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hentian Duta to Taiping

$20

Bus Transnasional  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Taiping

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping 166.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping 166.8 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping is to bus which costs RM 31 - RM 37 and takes 5 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping is to taxi which costs RM 550 - RM 700 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hentian Duta and arriving at Taiping. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Taiping. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 13 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Taiping is 218 km. The road distance is 266.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping without a car is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs RM 29 - RM 50.

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The train from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping takes 3 h 13 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Kuala Lumpur to Taiping bus services, operated by StarMart Express, depart from Hentian Duta station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Taiping 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 Taiping is to train which takes 3 h 13 min and costs RM 29 - RM 50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 82 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 136.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, StarMart Express operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 3 h 45 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 Taiping
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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 Taiping bus services, operated by StarMart Express, arrive at Taiping station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Taiping is 267 km. It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Taiping. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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