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Bus From Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur

Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
2 hours 18 mins

Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
202 km

Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur Bus Schedule & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
RTM Travel 09:00 19:00 5 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
Transnasional 08:00 23:59 3 hrs 22 mins VIEW PRICE
Plusliner Nice 00:00 23:45 10 hrs 7 mins VIEW PRICE
GJG Express 02:00 22:35 2 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
NINI EXPRESS 16:40 20:00 1 hrs 22 mins VIEW PRICE

Ipoh to KL Bus

Both Ipoh and KL are two of the most popular cities in Malaysia. Ipoh to KL (Kuala Lumpur) is a busy route with many people travelling between the two cities. Several buses run between these two cities. The Ipoh to KL bus travels a distance of 202 km, and it takes 2 hrs 18 mins on average. The buses start from the Ipoh Amanjaya bus station. These buses have different amenities like recliner seats, charging points, extra legroom, etc. Several travellers take this route daily, making it one of the busiest routes in Malaysia.

About Ipoh

Ipoh is the capital of Perak. The city has experienced significant developments in the 19th century. Ipoh is a beautiful location to enjoy holidays. It is the fourth largest city in the country and is famous as the gateway to Cameron Highlands and, as well as for its world-class restaurants. Ipoh is full of marvels, and you can sit by one of the beaches and enjoy your time in Ipoh.. It used to be the administrative centre after Kuala Lumpur during the colonial era. There are several buildings of this era making a statement in Ipoh.  

This city is one of the expensive shopping destinations in Malaysia, but the food is affordable in comparison. There are some trademark recipes of Ipoh that people need to try. Here, you will find many people following Chinese culture.

About Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is known for its skyscrapers and other architectural wonders. However, the capital of Malaysia also has some beautiful natural places of interest. It is a perfect destination for family vacations, honeymoon trips, weekend getaways, or solo trips. The most popular districts here are KLCC, Chinatown, and Bukit Bintang. The city is teeming with street sellers, and foodies will enjoy it. You can either spend your time in one of Kuala Lumpur's best malls or trekking routes. The city provides the best of both worlds.

Are you looking for affordable bus tickets from Ipoh to KL?

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Weather in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur has a tropical climate with hot and humid days. The night temperatures will be relatively lower but can go down during winter. The capital city often has overcast weather with a possibility of rainfall. The rainy season is from November to March, with April being the hottest month.

Places to stay in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur has multiple options when it comes to accommodation. Depending on your budget, you can stay at hotels, service apartments, hostels, or dorm rooms.

Best Food in Kuala Lumpur

The most popular food in KL are -

  • Satay
  • Rojak
  • Ramly Burger
  • Lok Lok
  • Cendol
  • Bak Kut Teh

You can try these in the many cafes and restaurants in KL. Street food in Kuala Lumpur is something that one should never miss. There are plenty of stalls in the popular streets for you to enjoy the delicacies.

Things to do in Kuala Lumpur

Some of the popular things to do in KL are -

  • Enjoy a day at Sunway Lagoon Theme Park
  • Take an under the sea tour at KLCC Aquaria
  • Visit the Kuala Lumpur Bird Park
  • Visit the Kuala Gandah Elephant Sanctuary
  • Enjoy your meals at the Plane in the City
  • Go on a food tour
  • Sightseeing at Putrajaya
  • Enjoy the night at Golden Triangle

Places to visit in Kuala Lumpur

Some of the popular places to visit in KL are -

  • Menara KL Tower: Menara KL Tower is a must-see attraction in Kuala Lumpur for breathtaking views of the city. The Menara tower provides an excellent vantage point from which the city spreads out dramatically in front of your eyes. The vista becomes even more magnificent after night.
  • Batu Caves: It is a hill that is made out of limestone. It is situated in Gombak, and the area is full of small hills and temples. Batu means 'rock'. The hill is a popular tourist attraction in Malaysia.
  • Chinatown: Chinatown is the busiest area of Kuala Lumpur. You can enjoy local delicacies when you are in Chinatown. You will find several antique goods back home from Chinatown. The place is one of the most famous spots for shopping in Malaysia.
  • Sri Mahamariamman Temple: This temple is known to be the oldest temple of Hindus in Malaysia. It is one of the most beautiful temples in Malaysia. You must visit this temple if you are in Kuala Lumpur.
  • National Mosque of Malaysia: The mosque is enormous and can accommodate around 15,000 people. It is known to be designed by three architects, and it is world-famous—tourists worldwide travel to Malaysia to visit this mosque.
  • Istana Negara: The house of Yang di-Pertuan Agong, who is thought to be Malaysia's king, is this location. You are welcome to bring your family to the location.

Travel Options in Kuala Lumpur

Travel options in Kuala Lumpur include buses, trains, metro, cabs, city buses, Hop on Hop off sightseeing buses, etc.

Best time to visit Kuala Lumpur

May-July or December-February are the ideal months to visit Kuala Lumpur. Visitors can visit Kuala Lumpur in December as the city prepares to celebrate Christmas and New Year. The joyful spirit in the air and the magnificently decorated roadways and stores are a sight to behold.

On New Year's Eve, the city is dressed out for the festivities, and you may watch the fireworks. You can also visit the lovely city between May and June when the sky is often clear, and the weather is excellent for birdwatching and sunbathing. If you visit Malaysia during these months, you can also attend the Rainforest World Music Festival and Malaysia's Independence Day celebrations.

Bus fare from Ipoh to KL

The ticket fare for a bus from Ipoh to KL costs a minimum of MYR 16 and a maximum of MYR 30.

Popular Bus Companies from Ipoh to KL

Some of the popular bus companies from Ipoh to KL are -

  • Mayang Sari Express
  • Alisan Golden Coach
  • Plusliner Nice
  • Eltabina Jaya Express
  • Transnasional
  • StarMart Express
  • Kesatuan Express
  • KPB Ekspress
  • Supernice Grassland
  • UBT Liner Express
  • Cepat Express

Boarding And Drop-Off Points

Boarding Points in Ipoh

  • Aman Jaya Bus Terminal
  • Ipoh Amanjaya
  • Ipoh Amanjaya Bus Terminal
  • Terminal Amanjaya, Ipoh

Drop-Off Points in Kuala Lumpur

  • Hentian Duta
  • Hentian Duta Bus Terminal
  • Kl Sentral
  • Kl Sentral
  • KL Sentral Bus Terminal (Emergency Contact Number: 011-26511176 / 019-4503090)
  • Persiaran Tuanku
  • Tbs (Terminal Bas Bersepadu)
  • TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
  • Tbs (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
  • Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (Tbs)
  • Terminal KTM (Old Railway Station)

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

To book Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur 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 Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur 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.


How do I book a bus from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur?

A: You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

A: 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.

How long is the bus journey from Ipoh to KL?

A: The bus from Ipoh to KL takes around 2 and a half hours to travel. Passengers can find several departure times on Ipoh to KL bus route and can book a bus accordingly.

What is redBus bus pass?

A: By using redBus bus pass, one can save upto 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 get cheap bus tickets for Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur buses?

A: redBus offers a ‘bus pass’ facility for Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur buses on selected bus operators. 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.

How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

A: There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Malaysia Online Bank Transfer).

  • Konsortium (Malaysia)
  • Unititi Express
  • KKKL Express
  • Intertop Express
  • Sanwa Express
  • GJG Express
  • Maraliner

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Return Bus Tickets Online

Tourists often travel from Ipoh to KL. If you, too, are planning to travel along this route, you can book bus tickets online on redBus. When you book the Ipoh to KL bus from redBus, you can enter the return date to book return bus tickets online. You can also add a return ticket from KL to Ipoh after selecting an Ipoh to KL bus on the redBus website using the 'Add return tickets' option.

After you reach KL, you can decide when you wish to return. Then, when you have a return date, you can search for KL to Ipoh buses on redBus. There are more than 30 buses available every day. So, it is likely that you will find seats whenever you book the bus tickets online.

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