There are 4 ways to get from Shah Alam to Taiping by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Shah Alam to Taiping

$20

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Train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Taiping

$8 - $13

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shah Alam to Taiping 166.8 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Shah Alam to Taiping 166.8 miles

$12 - $18

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Terminal Shah Alam and arriving at Taiping. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Shah Alam to Taiping. However, there are services departing from Batu Tiga and arriving at Taiping via KL Sentral. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Shah Alam and Taiping is 215 km. The road distance is 266.9 km.

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The best way to get from Shah Alam to Taiping without a car is to bus which takes 4 h and costs .

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The bus from Terminal Shah Alam to Taiping takes 4 h including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Shah Alam to Taiping bus services, operated by StarMart Express, depart from Terminal Shah Alam station.

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Shah Alam to Taiping 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 Taiping is to bus which takes 4 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 5 h 1 min.

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Shah Alam to Taiping bus services, operated by StarMart Express, arrive at Taiping station.

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Shah Alam to Taiping train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Taiping station.

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Map of how to get from Shah Alam to Taiping.
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  • Distance: 134.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Shah Alam, Malaysia and Taiping, Malaysia?

StarMart Express operates a bus from Shah Alam to Taiping 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 4 h. KBES also services this route once daily. Alternatively, KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Shah Alam to Taiping every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min.

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
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12go.asia
Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Shah Alam to Taiping
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Sunlight Taxi
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my

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Yes, the driving distance between Shah Alam to Taiping is 267 km. It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to drive from Shah Alam to Taiping.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Taiping. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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