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There are 8 ways to get from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat by bus, train, car, plane or car ferry

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

Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Shah Alam to Butterworth

$10

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Shah Alam to Ipoh Amanjaya
  2. Take the bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Kamunting
  3. Take the train from Kamunting to Simpang Ampat

$10 - $11

6 alternative options

Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Taiping
  2. Take the train from Taiping to Simpang Ampat Padang Rengas

$10 - $16

Drive  •  3h 26m

  1. Drive from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat 205.5 miles

$15 - $23

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, car ferry  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Batu Tiga to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Penang (PEN) KUL - PEN
  4. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  5. Take the train from Butterworth to Simpang Ampat

$22 - $77

Train to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, fly to Penang, car ferry, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Take the train from Batu Tiga to Subang Jaya
  2. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  3. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  4. Take the train from Butterworth to Simpang Ampat

$21 - $75

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar, train  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$25 - $101

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar  •  6h 43m

  1. Take the train from Batu Tiga to KL Sentral
  2. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  3. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Alor Setar (AOR) KUL - AOR
  4. Take the train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$26 - $103

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat is to bus and train which costs RM 40 - RM 45 and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat is to drive which costs RM 60 - RM 95 and takes 3h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat. However, there are services departing from Batu Tiga and arriving at Simpang Ampat via KL Sentral and Taiping. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Shah Alam and Simpang Ampat is 271 km. The road distance is 328.8 km.

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The best way to get from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat without a car is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs RM 41.

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It takes approximately 6h 25m to get from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat, including transfers.

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Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from KL Sentral station.

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The best way to get from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat is to bus which takes 6h 25m and costs RM 41. Alternatively, you can train, which costs RM 40 - RM 70 and takes 6h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat train services, operated by KTM Komuter, arrive at Simpang Ampat station.

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Map of how to get from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat.
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  • Distance: 169.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 25m

What companies run services between Shah Alam, Malaysia and Simpang Ampat, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia?

Transnasional operates a bus from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat twice daily. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 5h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat via KL Sentral and Taiping in around 6h 46m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Penang
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $110
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
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
KTM Komuter
Website
spad.gov.my
Train from Taiping to Simpang Ampat
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Kamunting to Simpang Ampat
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Batu Tiga to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Butterworth to Simpang Ampat
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Batu Tiga to Subang Jaya
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Plusliner
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Kamunting
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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Yes, the driving distance between Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat is 329 km. It takes approximately 3h 26m to drive from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat.

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Malindo Airways, Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Penang Airport.

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There are 946+ hotels available in Simpang Ampat. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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