Bus From Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration: 2 hours 17 mins
Distance: 209 km

Bus Journey from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh has a distance of 209km. The fastest travel duration of a KL to Ipoh bus is 2 hr 30 mins. Most of the buses are from TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan), and a few buses are operating from KL Sentral to Ipoh. The bus services start from 12.30 am and will be available till 11.59 pm. KL to Ipoh bus ticket is available online, and you can book it with the redBus online portal for better deals and prices.

About Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a busy capital city with numerous landmarks, expansive malls and restaurants, and plenty of natural attractions in and around it. People from across the country come here for work, and people worldwide arrive to enjoy their holidays and vacation. Kuala Lumpur is a perfect location for leisure, adventure, family time, and food tours for foodies. The city has a dedicated street Jalan Alor for food. The city's public transport is well established via buses and trains for local travel. KL to Ipoh bus and other buses to cities such as Penang, Malacca, Klang, etc., connect to the capital.

About Ipoh

Once a center for tin mining and an alternate center during the colonial era, Ipoh is now the fourth largest city in Malaysia. Plenty of historic buildings give a peek at the British era and its history. Despite its hot tropical climate that offers several opportunities for adventure, such as river rafting, hiking, etc., to simply strolling through the street with mural art. Compared to other cities in Malaysia, Ipoh is a cheaper place for shopping. Ipoh is also an excellent place for foodies to enjoy local dishes and authentic Malay cuisine. There are buses and cabs for the local tour. You can rely on taxis for long-distance journeys for a comfortable ride or choose buses for a cheaper trip.

Things to do in Ipoh

  • Trekking through the Ulu Geroh Rafflesia to see the largest flower in the world
  • Shop for souvenirs in the flea market at Memory Lane
  • Go for a walk through the Ipoh Heritage Trail
  • Visit the Geological Museum
  • Admire the colonial building of Ipoh Railway station
  • Check out the street art at Oldtown

Best Food in Ipoh

Ipoh has its share of local dishes or the local version of many Malay dishes. You can enjoy hearty, eat at various restaurants and stalls across the town. Some of the dishes that you should look forward to are,

  • Assam Laksa
  • Bean Sprouts Chicken
  • Beancurd
  • Caramel Custard
  • Char Kway Teow
  • Chicken Rice
  • Cuttlefish
  • Hakka Mee
  • Rojak
  • Satay
  • Ipoh White Coffee

Places to visit in Ipoh

  • Perak Tong Cave with a 40 ft high sitting Buddha statue
  • Kwan Yin Tong Temple at the top of a limestone hill
  • Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple is an iconic cave with Buddhist and Chinese deities inside.
  • Lost World of Tambun theme park is the best choice for a family outing.
  • Ling Sen Tong Temple, inside a cave, has Chinese deities in animal and human forms.
  • Sam Poh Tong Cave Temple is the largest temple of this kind.

Best time to visit Ipoh

The best time to visit Ipoh is from December to February. The temperature will be 23-30 degrees celsius and the rainfall will also be lesser. February to August will be the hotter season but may see frequent showers now and then. September to November will be the monsoon season. Christmas holidays and Chinese New year will be the best time to enjoy the festivities in Ipoh.

Bus Service between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh

The KL to Ipoh bus services are operations on executive and economical types of buses. These buses will have different amenities, from WIFi to USB charging ports. The buses have other boarding points, but all arrive at the Ipoh Amanjaya bus station in Ipoh. It is the same bus station from the Ipoh to KL bus departs. At redBus, you can book a return ticket to get more discounts.

Boarding and Drop-off Points

  • Boarding points: Hentian Duta, KL Sentral, Nu Sentral Shopping Mall Bus Stop, and TBS.
  • Drop-off points: Ipoh Amanjaya

Popular Bus Company from KL to Ipoh

Around 14 bus companies operate on the KL to Ipoh bus route. Most bus operators have more than one bus per day, while some have 8-9 bus services in a day. The number of buses available per day may differ with the day of the week. Weekends will have more buses from 73-83 buses than the weekdays. The top-rated bus operators on this route are,

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.

Why Choose redBus for Your Journey?

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.

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.

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Is Ipoh worth visiting?
Yes, Ipoh offers a wide variety of tourist attractions in Malaysia. It's a gateway to many tourist attractions like Cameron Highlands, Sam Poh Tong, and Kellie's Castle that one can visit simply by booking a bus to Ipoh.
I booked my ticket from TBS, but can I board from Ambassador Stop?
If you require to change your boarding point at the last minute, please contact your bus operator. Your operator will help you with it. You can also contact our customer service number for guidance.
Can I get any discount on Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh bus tickets?
Yes. Passengers can avail upto 20% discount on Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh bus tickets while booking bus tickets on redBus, Malaysia.
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.
What is redBus bus pass?
By using the redBus bus pass, one can save up to 25% on commuting. The bus pass is applicable on buses from selected routes and operators. To avail the pass, one can choose the route, bus operator, select number of trips and pay the one time discounted fare. This pass can be easily redeemed on the date of journey.
How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Malaysia?
You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Malaysia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is www.redbus.my . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.
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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.