By train the journey from Slim River to Ipoh takes just over 1 hour. Travel by train from Slim River to Ipoh is faster than travel by public bus, and also more convenient as the main bus station is located a long way from Ipoh city centre.
Train Times from Slim River to Ipoh
There are currently 5 train services a day from Slim River to Ipoh.
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Slim River Railway Station
Slim River Railway Station is located 23.7 km by road from Srata Waterfall.
Ipoh Railway Station
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About Travel to Ipoh
Ipoh is a large city with good facilities and plenty of points of interest for visitors. Along with Kuala Lumpur, George Town and Malacca, Ipoh is one of the most popular tourist destinations in West Malaysia. The city is also easily accessible as it is located on the electrified West Coast Railway Line between Penang, to the north, and Kuala Lumpur, the south. Unfortunately, if you have luggage with you its inconvenient to stop over a few hours to visit the city on journey between Butterworth (near Penang Island) and Kuala Lumpur because are no left luggage facilities at Ipoh Railway Station. You need to rent a hotel room in Ipoh if you want somewhere to store your luggage.
Ipoh has two set of tourist attractions. those in the Old Town area, and those in the surrounding hills. The Old Town area in Ipoh is easy walking distance from Ipoh Railway Station and this is where the city’s best restaurants, bars and hotels are located. Ipoh Old Town has lots of historic buildings dating back to the end of the 19th Century and the early 20th Century when the Malay peninsula was part of the British Empire and the city thrived on wealth created by the tin mining industry. British colonialists were joined by a large immigrant workforce from China and India whose culture, food and architecture are still evident today. More recently the Old Town has become the centre of a street art movement with notable works, including 8 murals by Ernest Zacharevic, adorning the walls of many buildings. Outside of the city centre, Ipoh has a number of Chinese Buddhist cave temples which are worth visiting, particularly Sam Poh Tong Temple and Kek Lok Tong Cave Temple, as well as pre-historic cave paintings at Gua Tambun.