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There are 7 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping by train, bus, car, plane or car ferry

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping.
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  • Distance: 135.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 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 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 3 hours 6 minutes. Alternatively, Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 3 hours 30 minutes.

Airlines
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Avg. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $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
Avg. Duration
3 h 6 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 Butterworth to Taiping
Avg. Duration
51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$3 - $5
Gold
$4 - $6
Platinum
$5 - $7
Train from Anak Bukit to Taiping
Avg. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $9
Platinum
$9 - $11
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Avg. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Transnasional
Sri Maju
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Terminal Amanjaya
Avg. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Kumpulan Bas Perak
Website
basperak.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Taiping
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
basperak.com.my
Ferry operators
Penang Port
Website
penangport.com.my
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Avg. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
penangport.com.my

How far is it from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping?

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Taiping is 217 km. The road distance is 266 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping is to bus which costs RM 28 and takes 3 hours 30 minutes.

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

The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping is to drive which takes 2 hours 54 minutes and costs RM 60.

Is there a direct train between Kuala Lumpur and Taiping?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kuala Lumpur and arriving at Taiping. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 hours 6 minutes.

Is there a direct bus between Kuala Lumpur and Taiping?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kuala Lumpur Hentian Duta and arriving at Taiping. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 3 hours 30 minutes.

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

The train from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping takes 3 hours 6 minutes including transfers and departs every four hours.