How to get from IPOH to KUALA LUMPUR?

How to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
How to travel from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur? You can travel by bus, train or private taxi and book tickets online.

Bus – Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
Train – Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
Taxi – Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
Book Tickets to KL

    • The Metropolis of Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur has enjoyed tremendous development over the last decades in the areas of commerce, banking, transport, information technology and tourism. The center of Kuala Lumpur is Dataran Merdeka, which changes every year in the center of massive celebrations of independence. Perhaps the most interesting building is the house of sultan Abdul Samad (1894 – 1897), which originally served as a building of the British colonial government. Right behind the sultan’s house is Masjid Jamek Mosque. Kuala Lumpur is a modern city and you should definitely visit this place. From Ipoh you can also easily travel by bus, train to Penang – one of the most visited tourist places in the north of Malaysia and if you are already in Penang you can take a ferry/boat to Langkawi. But this travel route is to the south of Malaysia, to the capital – Kuala Lumpur. There are 3 option how it is possible to travel to Kuala Lumpur from Ipoh – by tourist bus, train of KTM or private taxi/car. There are no flights from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur.
    • Book + buy bus/train e-tickets from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square

From Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur you can travel by bus, train or private taxi.

    • Travel distance from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is about 200 km. From Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur you can travel by tourist bus, train of KTM or private taxi/car (vans, minivans). The most cheapest way how to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is to travel by tourist bus or train. Travel by bus from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes about 3 hours. Bus tickets from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur are cheap and start at $5-6/pp. Buses depart from Jalan Bendahara or Aman Jaya and arrive to TBS Kuala Lumpur or KL Sentral. KL Sentral is one of the most largest bus/train stations in Malaysia. Travel by train is also a good choice, travel time is about 2.5-3 hours, trains are comfortable and tickets cost about $7-10/pp. There are these classes of trains – ETS Silver (the most cheapest train), ETS Gold, ETS Business and ETS Platinum Standard. You can also travel by private taxi – vans for 9-16 passengers, a good way if you travel in group. Private taxi is the most expensive option – it costs about $150-280/car. Book and buy your bus/train tickets to Kuala Lumpur online and enjoy your trip in the capital of Malaysia. From Kuala Lumpur you can continue to travel by tourist bus or private taxi/car to Malacca.

How do I get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?


1. BUS from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

    • travel by bus from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes about 2.5-3.5 hours
    • comfortable, clean and sleeper modern tourist buses (air-conditioned, tv, steward, wc, snack…)
    • bus companies from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur: Plusliner, Transnasional, Perak Transit, Start Mart Express, Transnasional MY, KKL, Sri Maju Group…
    • one-way bus ticket from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur costs about $5-11/pp
    • a cheapest way how to travel from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
    • there are lots of various buses through the all day and night
    • bus stations in Ipoh (Perak) – various depart bus stations, check 12go.asia
    • bus stations in Kuala Lumpur – various arrival bus stations (Klia, TBS Kuala Lumpur, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan…)
    • Book and buy bus e-tickets from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square or Baolau icon-external-link-square
    • this is a top travel route from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur – recommended – book your bus tickets online!
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Transnasional MY bus – Business 30 in Malaysia (photo: 12go.asia)


2. TRAIN from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

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KTM 2nd class seat train in Malaysia, comfortable and clean (photo: Baolau).


3. TAXI/CAR from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

    • yes, from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur you can travel by private taxi
    • a comfortable way how to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur
    • travel by taxi from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes about 2-4 hours
    • there are vans, minivans or various vehicles (van for 9-16 passengers)
    • taxi company from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur: Asian Overland Services
    • taxi costs about $150-280/car (van for 9 passengers – $220, private vehicle – $150-190)
    • Book your private taxi from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur online on 12go.asia icon-external-link-square
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A&R Boutique Hotel in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hotels in Kuala Lumpur.
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Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best luxury hotels in Kuala Lumpur.
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Paper Plane Hostel in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Agoda). 15 best cheap hostels in Kuala Lumpur.

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– acceptable online train e-ticket in your smartphone/tablet in Vietnam (recommended – print your tickets)
– read all the information before you book your tickets, read also frequently asked questions on Baolau

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Batu Caves in Kuala Lumpur.
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Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur.
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Kuala Lumpur in the evening.
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Masjid Wilayah Persekutuan in Kuala Lumpur.
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Sri Mahamariamman Temple in Kuala Lumpur.


icon-info-circle Faqs + Tips – Travel route from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur:

How to book and buy tickets from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?

    • You can book bus/train e-tickets from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur on 12go.asia or Baolau.
    • You can also search another route, e.g. Ipoh > Penang, Penang > Kuala Lumpur…

How long does it take to travel from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel by bus from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes about 2.5-3.5 hours.
    • Travel by train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes about 3 hours.
    • Travel by taxi from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur takes about 2-4 hours.

How much does it cost to travel from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel by bus from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur costs about $5-11/pp.
    • Travel by train from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur costs about $7-10/pp.
    • Travel by taxi from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur costs about $150+/car

What is the travel distance from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?

    • Travel distance from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is about 200 km by train/bus/taxi.

What is the cheapest option of transfer from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?

    • The cheapest way how to travel from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is to travel by tourist bus, bus ticket starts at $5-6/pp.

What is the fastest option of transfer from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?

    • The fastest way how to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is to travel by private taxi or car.

Is there a flight from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?

    • No, there is no direct flight from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur, the only way how to get to KL is to travel by bus, train, taxi.

What is the fastest option of transfer to Kuala Lumpur Airport?

    • If you want to travel from Kuala Lumpur city centre to Kuala Lumpur Airport you can travel by KLIA Ekspres train. Travel time by this train to the airport is about 30 minutes.

How to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore?

    • From Kuala Lumpur to Singapore you can travel by bus, train (to Johor Bahru) or plane (direct flights). The best way of getting to Singapore from Kuala Lumpur is to travel by plane. Direct flight to Singapore Changi Airport from KL takes about 1 hour and prices start already at $30-40/pp.

Bus Schedule / Timetable – Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur + Bus Tickets:

FULL UPDATED BUS SCHEDULE TO K.LUMPUR – CLICK HERE

Bus Schedule - Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

Departs in Ipoh

Arrival in KL

Bus Ticket

Sri Maju Group

07:15

10:35

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

07:30

10:40

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

08:30

11:50

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

09:00

12:10

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

10:00

13:10

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

10:30

13:50

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

11:00

14:30

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

13:30

16:50

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

14:00

17:10

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

15:45

19:05

From $5.00

Sri Maju Group

16:15

19:25

From $5.00

Plusliner MY

05:20

07:50

From $5.00

Plusliner MY

06:30

09:00

From $5.00

Plusliner MY

07:30

10:00

From $5.00

Plusliner MY

08:30

11:00

From $5.00

Plusliner MY

09:30

12:00

From $5.00

Plusliner MY

10:30

13:00

From $5.00

Plusliner MY

11:30

14:00

From $5.00

Plusliner MY

12:30

15:00

From $5.00

StarMart Express

09:30

13:00

From $5.00

StarMart Express

12:30

16:00

From $8.00

StarMart Express

15:15

18:45

From $5.00

StarMart Express

18:00

21:30

From $8.00

StarMart Express

22:30

02:00

From $8.00

Transnas. MY

08:30

11:00

From $5.00

Transnas. MY

11:00

13:30

From $5.00

Transnas. MY

14:00

16:30

From $5.00

Transnas. MY

14:30

17:00

From $5.00

Transnas. MY

20:30

23:00

From $5.00

Perak Transit Ekspres

08:30

11:40

From $5.00

Perak Transit Ekspres

11:30

14:40

From $5.00

BOOK TICKET TO KUALA LUMPUR


Train Schedule / Timetable – Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur + Train Tickets:

FULL UPDATED TRAIN SCHEDULE TO K.LUMPUR – CLICK HERE

Train Schedule - Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

Departs in Ipoh

Arrival in KL

Book train ticket

KTM Berhad train

05:00

07:45

Book from $6.10

KTM Berhad train

06:00

8:40

Book from $8.80

KTM Berhad train

08:20

11:04

Book from $8.80

KTM Berhad train

12:00

14:40

Book from $8.80

KTM Berhad train

16:05

18:45

Book from $8.80

KTM Berhad train

18:12

20:52

Book from $8.80

KTM Berhad train

19:34

22:14

Book from $8.80


icon-arrow-circle-right Book your train or bus tickets from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur + Schedule:

(you can change your departure and arrival place, eg. Ipoh > Malacca, Ipoh > Cameron Highlands…)


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