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

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  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping Eg9412

$7 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Taiping

$7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 54 min

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

$140 - $180

Drive  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping 166.8 miles

$12 - $18

Train, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Alor Setar (AOR) KUL - AOR
  3. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Taiping

$33 - $102

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping is to bus which costs RM 28 and takes 4 h 2 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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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Taiping is 218 km. The road distance is 266.9 km.

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

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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.

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

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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 h 13 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.

Airlines
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
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 Anak Bukit to Taiping
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
intranet.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Silver
$5 - $6
Gold
$7 - $8
Platinum
$9 - $11
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to KLIA T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Transnasional
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 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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