Train times & tickets – Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

The Journey from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh in Perak State takes around 2 hours 20 minutes, this is quicker than travelling by bus which takes between 3 hours 10 minutes and 3 hours 30 minutes.

Train Times to Ipoh

There are 19 direct train services a day from Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station to Ipoh.

TrainKuala LumpurIpohService
 902007:0509:24ETS Gold
930208:3010:50ETS Gold
920209:0011:19ETS Platinum
951209:3912:02ETS Gold
900810:4212:57ETS Platinum
920411:3013:49ETS Platinum
935212:2014:50ETS Silver
902413:1515:34ETS Gold
930414:0016:20ETS Gold
930616:0018:20ETS Gold
941216:1318:36ETS Gold
951417:1219:43ETS Gold
930818:5021:10ETS Gold
921419:5322:19ETS Gold
935420:4523:15ETS Silver
921621:3023:56ETS Gold
931022:1500:35ETS Gold
931222:4501:05ETS Gold
952023:2201:48ETS Gold

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Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station

Trains to Ipoh depart from Kuala Lumpur’s Sentral Station.

Ipoh Railway Station

Ipoh Railway Station is one of the three grand railway station built by the British colonial rulers and worth taking time to stop and enjoy the splendid architecture.

About Ipoh

Ipoh is the capital city of Perak state and the third largest city in Malaysia by population. Ipoh is, however, best known to foreign visitors as the connection point from the railway network to the Cameron Highlands.

Ipoh Railway Station

Ipoh Railway Station

Ipoh is a fascinating city with a wide variety of interesting places to visit and things to experience, both in the city and the surrounding area. Here is a short list of some of the highlights of a visit to Ipoh:

  • The Gua Tambun Cave Paintings: Caving drawings of animals dating back over 3,000 years.
  • Paloh Ku Miao: The oldest Chinese temple in Ipoh.
  • Sam Poh Tong Temple: 5 km from Ipoh, this beautiful temple is only accessible by walking through a cave.
  • Sri Maha Mariamman Temple Buntong: Tamil temple in Ipoh.
  • Ipoh Railway Station: Designed by British architect Arthur Benison Hubback, who also designed the original Kuala Lumur railway station, this grand station building features a mix of Moorish, Mughal and Neo-Classical design influences.
  • Gaharu Tea Valley Gopeng: Picturesque tea plantation open to tourists covering over 300 acres.

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