Bus From Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

Bus From Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 2 hours 17 mins
Buses depart from: Kuala Lumpur
Bus arrives in: Ipoh
Distance: 209 km
Cheapest Bus Ticket: MYR 19.5
Earliest Bus: 01:00
Last Bus: 23:15
Daily Bus Services: 67
Bus Companies: Mayang Sari Express, KKKL Express, Kesatuan Express

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Bus Schedule & Fare

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LXC Travel
KPB Ekspress

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Bus

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh is a popular route frequented by tourists and locals alike. It takes around 2.5 hours to cover this distance, which you can easily do by boarding a Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh bus. Over a hundred buses operate between these locations daily. Buses on this route are equipped with world-class amenities to make your journey comfortable. You can even find WIFI and CCTV facilities on Ipoh buses. The excellent road conditions between the two Malaysian cities support bus transport services. During a road trip to Ipoh from the capital city of Malaysia, you can enjoy some scenic views.

About Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is the capital and the largest city of Malaysia. Here, you will find the world-famous Petronas Twin Towers. In KL, you will witness mesmerizing skylines and beautiful colonial architecture. The federal territory is home to the Parliament and many natural and cultural attractions. The tropical rainforest climate and beautiful geography of the city attract many tourists. Tourists coming to KL from different states rely on bus services more than any other transport service.

About Ipoh

Ipoh is a beautiful city in Northwestern Malaysia known for its well-known tourist spots. It is located by the Kitna river and is the capital of Perak. This city has everything from natural caves to historical museums, monasteries, and brimming river banks. Ipoh is also known for its architectural marvels from the British colonial era. In recent years, the government has taken several measures to preserve these structures. 

Are you looking for affordable bus tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh?

To find affordable bus tickets online from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh, visit the redBus website/mobile app.

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redBus is the best online platform for bus booking in Malaysia. It has a user-friendly interface that allows people to book their bus tickets online in 5 minutes. In addition, users can enjoy discounts, avail bus passes, read bus reviews, compare buses, and get all information they need related to their journey on this platform. To top it all, redBus offers 24x7 customer care service.

Weather in Ipoh

Ipoh has a moderately warm climate, which is consistent across all seasons. The temperature throughout the year ranges between 22.2 and 33.9 degrees Celcius.

Places to stay in Ipoh

In Ipoh, you will find many options for accommodation. These range from budget and luxury hotels to biker’s dens, inns, and homestays.

Best Food in Ipoh

Some of the dishes you must try in Ipoh are -

  • Taugeh
  • Hakka Mee
  • Tau Fu Fa
  • Nasi Ganja
  • Popiah
  • Snow Beer
  • Cendol
  • Assam Laksa
  • Caramel Egg Custard
  • Claypot Crab Noodles
  • Tambun Pomelo

You can find many cafes and restaurants in Ipoh to enjoy these delicacies.

Things to do in Ipoh

  • Explore natural attractions
  • Explore the colonial history
  • Explore religious monuments
  • Spend time at theme parks and fantasy houses
  • Visit the Orang Utan Island

Places to visit in Ipoh

  • Ipoh World at Han Chin Pet Soo: Located in the Old Town region of Ipoh, it is a mining museum visited by many history buffs daily.
  • Lost World of Tambun: Located in the Sunway City region of Ipoh, Lost World of Tambun is a popular theme park to enjoy with family/friends.
  • Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple and Zen Gardens: It is one of the most-visited pilgrimage sites in Ipoh. You can also visit Zen Gardens in Ipoh for a sense of serenity and calmness.
  • Ho Yan Hor Museum: This museum in Ipoh is dedicated to the story of Chinese herbal tea, which has been a brand since the 1940s.
  • Perak Tong Cave Temple: Besides visiting Perak Tong Cave Temple for pilgrimage, you can also visit it for the eye-catching ancient architecture.
  • Ipoh Mural Art Trail: Located in the Old Town, Ipoh Mural Art Trail is seen by many tourists. It attracts many photographers to the city.
  • Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple: Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple is one of the popular pilgrimage sites of Ipoh. It is an ancient Chinese temple built inside an ancient limestone cave.

Travel Options in Ipoh

When you are in Ipoh, you can travel via bus or cab. Many people explore the place by walking or renting bicycles/cars/motorbikes.

Best time to visit Ipoh

The best time to visit Ipoh is from June to August and December to March. The former offers some great summer activities while the latter provides a less harsh climate.

You can visit the city in September when the Ipoh Music Festival is organised. Many Hindus visit Ipoh during the Diwali festival for a memorable experience. You can also visit the place in February to celebrate festivals like Thaipusam and Chinese New Year. If you are planning to visit Ipoh in the month of June, you can visit on the 8th of June to witness King Agong’s birthday celebration. July is also a great choice for a trip to this city as Malaysia Contemporary Arts Festival is celebrated during this month. Georgetown Festival and Ipoh Fun Run are the other events held in July. Based on the climate conditions, winter (December to February) is the best season to visit Ipoh.

Bus fare from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

The bus fare from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh usually ranges between MYR 17 and MYR 35. You can check the ticket prices of all the bus operators servicing this route online on the redBus website/app.

Popular Bus Companies from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

Boarding and Drop-off Points

Boarding Points in Kuala Lumpur

  • Hentian Duta
  • Kl Sentral
  • TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)

Dropp-off Points in Ipoh

  • Ipoh Amanjaya Bus Terminal

How to book Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh bus tickets online on redBus?

To book Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh bus tickets online on redBus, follow the steps mentioned below -

  • Scroll up to the top of this page.
  • Click on ‘Modify’ to change the date. You can also use this option to change the route. After selecting the date, click on ‘Search’.
  • You will see the list of buses from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh for your chosen date. Compare and choose a bus.
  • Next, select seats, boarding and drop-off points.
  • Enter passenger details and proceed to pay.
  • Make the payment to confirm the booking. You will receive your bus ticket online via email and SMS.

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Bus

KL to Ipoh Bus


What are the facilities that are available on the buses that run from KL to Ipoh?
There are different kinds of facilities that are available on various buses. Your bus facilities will depend on the type of bus you select for your journey. The general facilities that are available are mobile charging ports, legroom, and Central TV.
How much time does the bus from KL to Ipoh take to reach Ipoh?
A non-stop bus between KL and Ipoh takes a travel time of about two and a half hours. The buses are available at several departure points and some of them take a long time as they have one or more stops in between.
Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?
Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Malaysia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.
Who do I need to contact for my ticket related information?
For timings and seat related information, you can contact your bus operator or redBus. If it is for any other issue, you can always contact the redBus customer service number. Our customer service specialists are available 24/7 to address your queries.
How can I get cheap bus tickets for Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh buses?
redBus offers a ‘bus pass’ facility for Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh buses on selected buses. If you are traveling with one of these operators and you travel on this route quite often, you can grab an amazing discount on your bus trip by opting in for the bus pass.
Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?
There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in Malaysia, passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.
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Return Bus Tickets Online

If you book bus tickets online from KL to Ipoh via bus, you can easily select a return ticket from Ipoh to KL. To do so, you can enter the return date while searching for KL to Ipoh buses. Since the KL to Ipoh route is frequented by tourists and locals alike, many buses are available. Choose any daily Ipoh to KL bus for instant confirmation of the return ticket. These buses are available throughout the day, so you can choose a time that suits your itinerary.