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

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Train  •  3h 24m

  1. Take the train from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur

$7 - $12

4 alternative options

Bus StarMart Express  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Taiping to Hentian Duta

$20

Bus Konsortium  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Taiping to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

$8 - $9

Taxi  •  2h 55m

  1. Take a taxi from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur 166.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  2h 55m

  1. Drive from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur 166.4 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur is to bus which costs RM 31 - RM 36 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur is to taxi which costs RM 550 - RM 700 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Taiping and arriving at Hentian Duta. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 45m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Taiping and arriving at Kuala Lumpur. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 24m.

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The distance between Taiping and Kuala Lumpur is 218 km. The road distance is 266.2 km.

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The best way to get from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur without a car is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs RM 29 - RM 50.

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The train from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur takes 3h 24m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Taiping to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by StarMart Express, depart from Taiping station.

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Taiping to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, depart from Taiping station.

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The best way to get from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur is to train which takes 3h 24m and costs RM 29 - RM 50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 82 and takes 3h 45m.

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  • Distance: 136.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 24m

What companies run services between Taiping, Malaysia and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

KTM ETS Malaysia Railway operates a train from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $12 and the journey takes 3h 24m. Alternatively, StarMart Express operates a bus from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur 3 times a day. Tickets cost $20 and the journey takes 3h 45m.

Train operators
KTM ETS Malaysia Railway
Phone
03 2267 1200
Email
cllcenter@ktmb.com.my
Website
ktmb.com.my
Train from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
ktmb.com.my
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Silver
$7 - $8
Gold
$10 - $12
Platinum
$13 - $16
Bus operators
Konsortium
Website
konsortiumbus.com
Bus from Taiping to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
konsortiumbus.com
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easybook.com
Transnasional
Other operators
Taxi from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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Taiping to Kuala Lumpur bus services, operated by StarMart Express, arrive at Hentian Duta station.

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Taiping to Kuala Lumpur train services, operated by KTM ETS Malaysia Railway, arrive at Kuala Lumpur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Taiping to Kuala Lumpur is 266 km. It takes approximately 2h 55m to drive from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur.

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There are 4416+ hotels available in Kuala Lumpur. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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