The bus journey from Penang to Ipoh takes around 2-3 hours, depending on traffic and road conditions. Passengers can choose from a range of 23 buses operating in this route. There are around 5 coach operators providing bus services between the two cities. Ipoh is a famous tourist destination in Malaysia, which witnesses a good number of tourists all around the year. It is known for the delectable food choices spread across the city. Apart from beautiful vistas, it also offers a decent option for various types of accommodations.
You can book bus tickets from Penang to Ipoh at a minimum expense of MYR 15.3 and experience the beauty of the place. Some of the major bus operators are Cepat Ekspres, Konsortium (Malaysia), Perak Transit, Transnasional and Unititi Express. These operators ensure safety and comfort of its passengers at all times.
The first bus leaves at 6:30 am from Penang Komtar and the last bus departs from terminal Penang Sentral at 11:30 pm. All the buses maintain a single drop point called Ipoh Amanjaya and pick up locations in Penang includes Butterworth, Prangin Mall, Sungai Nibong, etc. The category of buses include Seater, Executive, SVIP, VIP, etc. All the buses come with comfortable seating arrangements and clean interiors.
Places of Interests at Ipoh
The city of Ipoh is filled with adventure, varied cuisine and other interesting attractions. Some of the popular places to explore in Ipoh are as follows:
- Kellie’s Castle
- Tempurung Cave
- Sunway Lost World
- Perak Cave Temple