Trains from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh

The journey by train 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 from Kuala Lumpur to Ipoh


There are currently 16 direct train services a day from Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station to Ipoh.

TrainKuala LumpurIpohService
927207:0809:42ETS Platinum
917208:0310:32ETS Platinum
902208:4711:28ETS Gold
927409:5012:24ETS Platinum
942010:4013:22ETS Gold
917411:0813:37ETS Platinum
902411:3214:13ETS Gold
917613:3716:06ETS Platinum
902815:0017:36ETS Gold
917815:5518:24ETS Platinum
932217:5520:34ETS Gold
927618:3121:05ETS Platinum
903219:0321:39ETS Gold
918020:1022:39ETS Platinum
905221:4000:18ETS Silver
927822:5001:19ETS Platinum

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Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station


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

Google Map of KL 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.

Google Map of Ipoh Railway Station

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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