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There are 7 ways to get from Singapore to Ipoh by subway, plane, bus, train or car

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Subway to Singapore Changi, fly to Ipoh  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the subway from City Hall to Tanah Merah
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Ipoh (IPH) SIN - IPH

RM 166 - RM 566

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Bus to Senai, fly to Ipoh  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Woodlands Checkpoint Out
  2. Fly from Senai (JHB) to Ipoh (IPH) JHB - IPH

RM 72 - RM 422

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Fly Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) SIN - KUL
  2. Take the train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
  3. Take the train from KL Sentral to Ipoh

RM 169 - RM 418

Bus  •  7h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Amanjaya

RM 143

Bus, train  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Singapore Beach Road to Tanjong Malim
  2. Take the train from Tanjung Malim to Ipoh KL Sentral / ...

RM 199 - RM 207

Train  •  12h 31m

  1. Take the train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas KTM Intercity
  2. Take the train from Gemas to Ipoh Gemas

RM 84 - RM 123

Drive  •  5h 56m

  1. Drive from Singapore to Ipoh 561.4 km

RM 290 - RM 420

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  • 10 day mandatory monitored quarantine
  • Mandatory quarantine period is reduced to 7 days for travelers who provide a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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No, entry into Malaysia from Singapore is currently restricted.

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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 Ipoh is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ipoh is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ipoh is 1 metre.

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

Yes, entry into Singapore from Malaysia is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 17 May 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Singapore to Ipoh is to bus and fly, which costs $23 - $140 and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Singapore to Ipoh is to subway and fly which costs $50 - $190 and takes 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Singapore Golden Mile Complex and arriving at Terminal Amanjaya. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 52m.

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The distance between Singapore and Ipoh is 478 km. The road distance is 561.4 km.

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The best way to get from Singapore to Ipoh without a car is to bus which takes 7h 52m and costs $47.

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It takes approximately 3h 45m to get from Singapore to Ipoh, including transfers.

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Singapore to Ipoh bus services, operated by StarMart Express, depart from Singapore Golden Mile Complex station.

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The best way to get from Singapore to Ipoh is to bus which takes 7h 52m and costs $47. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $27 - $45 and takes 12h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Singapore Changi Airport to Ipoh Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Singapore to Ipoh bus services, operated by StarMart Express, arrive at Terminal Amanjaya station.

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Map of how to get from Singapore to Ipoh.
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  • Distance: 478.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 45m

What companies run services between Singapore and Ipoh, Malaysia?

StarMart Express operates a bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Amanjaya every 4 hours. Tickets cost RM 117 and the journey takes 7h 52m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a train from Singapore to Ipoh via Johor Bahru Check Point, Johor Bahru Sentral, and Gemas in around 12h 31m.

Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 550 - RM 1300
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 550
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 600 - RM 1100
Jetstar Asia Airways
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 70 - RM 1100
AirAsia
Website
airasia.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
RM 260 - RM 700
Flights from Senai to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 110 - RM 490
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
RM 190 - RM 550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 650 - RM 1300
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 160 - RM 550
Air Mauritius
Website
airmauritius.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
RM 2300 - RM 3600
AirAsia X
Website
airasiax.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 70 - RM 1100
Malindo Airways
Website
malindoair.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
RM 250 - RM 550
Ethiopian Airlines
Website
ethiopianairlines.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
RM 700 - RM 2300
Train operators
SMRT
Phone
+1 800-336-8900
Website
smrt.com.sg
Subway from City Hall to Tanah Merah
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
RM 3 - RM 8
Schedules at
smrt.com.sg
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to KL Sentral
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from KL Sentral to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 33 - RM 37
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 24 - RM 26
Gold
RM 33 - RM 37
Platinum
RM 40 - RM 50
Train from Tanjung Malim to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 22 - RM 25
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 17 - RM 19
Gold
RM 22 - RM 25
Platinum
RM 27 - RM 32
Train from Gemas to Ipoh
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 55 - RM 65
Website
http://www.ktmb.com.my
Silver
RM 37 - RM 40
Gold
RM 55 - RM 65
Platinum
RM 70 - RM 85
KTM Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Johor Bahru Sentral to Gemas
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
RM 11 - RM 35
Website
https://www.ktmb.com.my/
Economy
RM 11 - RM 13
Superior
RM 17 - RM 23
Superior Night
RM 24 - RM 35
Premier
RM 35 - RM 38
Premier Night
RM 50 - RM 60
Bus operators
Causeway Link
Phone
07-224 5602
Email
feedback@support.causewaylink.com.my
Website
causewaylink.com.my
Bus from Queen Street Bus Terminal to Woodlands Checkpoint Out
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 5
Schedules at
causewaylink.com.my
StarMart Express
Phone
+60 5 847 5055
Email
CS@starmartonline.com
Website
starmartbus.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 117
Schedules at
starmartbus.com
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Grassland Express
Phone
+65 6292 1166
Website
grasslandsg.com
Bus from Singapore Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Amanjaya
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
RM 163
Schedules at
b2c.supernice.com.sg
Bus from Singapore Beach Road to Tanjong Malim
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
RM 174
Schedules at
b2c.supernice.com.sg
Book at
easybook.com
Sri Maju
Phone
+604 313 4620
Email
srimajutours@srimaju.com
Website
srimaju.com
Bus from Golden Mile Complex to Terminal Meru Raya
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
RM 143
Schedules at
srimaju.com
Book at
12go.asia

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