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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. EG9412

$7 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

$7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 54 min

  1. 166.8 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. 166.8 miles

$12 - $18

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

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, Transnasional operates a bus from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping 6 times a week. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Taiping
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$14 - $16
Bus operators
Transnasional
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Taiping is 218 km. The road distance is 267 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping is to bus which costs RM 28 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Taiping. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan and arriving at Taiping. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 2 min.

The train from KL Sentral to Taiping takes 3 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.