Train travel from Arau to Ipoh

By train the journey from Arau to Ipoh is scheduled to take around 2 hours 40 minutes, which is at least 1 hour faster than doing the same journey by public bus.

Train Times from Arau to Ipoh


There are 5 direct train services a day from Arau to Ipoh.

TrainArauIpohService
927307:4810:30ETS Platinum
927509:5312:35ETS Platinum
927713:5816:40ETS Platinum
942516:0818:55ETS Gold
927917:0319:43ETS Platinum

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Location of Arau Railway Station


Google Map of Arau Railway Station

Location of Ipoh Railway Station


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Google Map of Ipoh Railway Station

About Travel to Ipoh


Travel by train from Arau to Ipoh is not only quicker, it is also more convenient. Ipoh’s long distance bus station, Terminal Amanjaya, is 10 km to the north of Ipoh city centre whereas Ipoh Railway Station is easy walking walking distance from Ipoh’s popular Old Town area.

Ipoh Old Town

Ipoh’s historic Old Town is the main attraction in the city, which has been attracting increasing numbers of visitors in recent years. Ipoh is a city with an interesting history and this is reflected in the Old Town’s architecture.

Tin Mining Industry

In the second half of the 19th Century Ipoh became an important tin mining centre, making the city and many of its inhabitants prosperous. Opportunities in the tin mining industry attracted immigrants from China and India in large numbers, and they built temples and houses in the city as well as bringing their cuisine and culture.

The success of the tin mining industry also attracted investment from the British colonial administration which constructed some fantastic public building such as the very grand Ipoh Railway Station and Ipoh Town Hall, which are excellent examples of British colonial architecture.

One of things Ipoh is famous for is it's street art
One of things Ipoh is famous for is it’s street art
Ipoh Heritage Trail

Ipoh has great facilities for visitors. The city has some good hotels and a wide range of excellent restaurants. The local authorities have put a lot of effort into making the city accessible to tourists, including the establishment of the Ipoh Heritage Trail, which is a sign posted walking route past 27 of the city’s most interesting buildings.

Street Art in Ipoh

Another recent addition to the city is its noteworthy street art. In 2014 local coffee company OLDTOWN commissioned 8 wall murals from accomplished artist Ernest Zacharevic. These murals focus on the history of Ipoh and its local culture. Since 2014 more and more wall murals have appeared around Ipoh and the city’s street art has become a tourist attraction in its own right.

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