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

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Train, taxi  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Kuala Lumpur to Kampar KL Sentral / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Kampar to Tanah Rata

RM 200 - RM 249

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata

RM 23

3 alternative options

Bus via Bandar Tasik Selatan  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal

RM 24 - RM 47

Taxi  •  2h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata 212.6 km

RM 470 - RM 600

Drive  •  2h 31m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata 212.6 km

RM 40 - RM 65

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The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata is to bus which costs RM 23 and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata is to taxi which costs RM 470 - RM 600 and takes 2h 31m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bus Terminal Perkeliling and arriving at Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Tanah Rata is 152 km. The road distance is 212.6 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata without a car is to train and taxi which takes 3h 29m and costs RM 200 - RM 250.

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It takes approximately 3h 29m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata bus services, operated by Pahang Lin Siong Motor Co Bhd, depart from Bus Terminal Perkeliling station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata bus services, operated by Pahang Lin Siong Motor Co Bhd, arrive at Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata is 213 km. It takes approximately 2h 31m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata.

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What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Tanah Rata, Malaysia?

Pahang Lin Siong Motor Co Bhd operates a bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata twice daily. Tickets cost RM 23 and the journey takes 4h 48m.

Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Kuala Lumpur to Kampar
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 19 - RM 29
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 19 - RM 22
Gold
RM 26 - RM 29
Platinum
RM 33 - RM 38
Bus operators
Pahang Lin Siong Motor Co Bhd
Phone
03-40439027
Email
pahanglinsiong@gmail.com
Website
pahanglinsiong.my
Bus from Bus Terminal Perkeliling to Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 23
Schedules at
pahanglinsiong.my
Book at
easybook.com
CS Travel & Tours
Phone
+6012-5689722
Email
cstravel2009@gmail.com
Website
cstravel.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
cstravel.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Unititi express
Phone
+605 4911 452
Website
unititi.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 35
Schedules at
unititi.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Perak Transit
Phone
05-255 1128
Email
enquiry@peraktransit.com.my
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Tanah Rata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
RM 22 - RM 40
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Kampar to Tanah Rata
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Estimated price
RM 180 - RM 220

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