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  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Shah Alam to Butterworth

$10

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  7 h 15 min

  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  •  6 h 45 min

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

$10 - $16

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat 205.5 miles

$15 - $23

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  6 h 46 min

  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 KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$26 - $103

Train, train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Penang, line 101 bus, car ferry  •  8 h 9 min

  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 line 101 bus from Teluk Bahang to Weld Quay
  5. Take the car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
  6. Take the train from Butterworth to Simpang Ampat

$23 - $78

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang, line 101 bus, car ferry, train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Penang (PEN) SZB - PEN
  2. Take the line 101 bus from Teluk Bahang to Weld Quay
  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

$22 - $76

Fly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar, KTM Komuter  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) to Alor Setar (AOR) SZB - AOR
  2. Take the KTM Komuter from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam

$25 - $101

Questions & Answers

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 6 h 45 min.

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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 6 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min 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 6 h 25 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Alor Setar Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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

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Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Alor Setar Airport.

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

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 5 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Shah Alam to Simpang Ampat via KL Sentral and Taiping in around 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
Firefly
Website
fireflyz.com.my
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $120
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $80
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$13 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Penang
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $110
Flights from Kuala Lumpur Subang to Alor Setar
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
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
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Book at
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
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Kamunting to Simpang Ampat
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Train from Batu Tiga to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
Train from Anak Bukit to Bukit Mertajam
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
Book at
12go.asia
Train from Butterworth to Simpang Ampat
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
intranet4.ktmb.com.my
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Bus operators
Transnasional
Plusliner
Perak Transit
Website
peraktransit.com.my
Bus from Ipoh Aman Jaya to Kamunting
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
peraktransit.com.my
Book at
easybook.com
Rapid Penang
Phone
+6042381212
Email
rapidcare@prasarana.com.my
Website
rapidpg.com.my
Bus from Teluk Bahang to Weld Quay
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
rapidpg.com.my
Ferry operators
Rapid Ferry
Car ferry from Raja Tun Uda Ferry Terminal to Sultan Abdul Halim Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Adult passenger
$1
Car
$2

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