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

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Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  3h 12m

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

RM 198 - RM 241

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 23 - RM 47

Taxi  •  2h 26m

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata 205.7 km

RM 450 - RM 550

Drive  •  2h 26m

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata 205.7 km

RM 35 - RM 60

Kuala Lumpur → Tanah Rata
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Rules to follow in Malaysia

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Travel within Malaysia

Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Malaysia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 03 88810200

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tanah Rata is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Tanah Rata is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Tanah Rata is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

Last updated: 19 Apr 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Ministry of Health Malaysia.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective 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 450 - RM 550 and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bus Terminal Perkeliling and arriving at Cameron Highlands Tanah Rata. Services depart once 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 205.7 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 12m and costs RM 190 - RM 250.

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It takes approximately 3h 12m 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 206 km. It takes approximately 2h 26m to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata.

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There are 112+ hotels available in Tanah Rata. Prices start at RM 500 per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata.
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  • Distance: 152.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 12m

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 once 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 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 28 - RM 32
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 21 - RM 23
Gold
RM 28 - RM 32
Platinum
RM 35 - RM 41
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
Once 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
3 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
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 36
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 21 - RM 40
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Other operators
Taxi from Kampar to Tanah Rata
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Estimated price
RM 170 - RM 210
Uncle Singh Teksi Kampar
Phone
+60 16-562 3644
Website
web.facebook.com
Syarikat Perhentian Teksi Bandar Kampar
Phone
+60 5-466 2361
Website
my568331-syarikat-perhentian-teksi-teksi-bandar-kampar.contact.page

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