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From Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh by train

#9222
KTM
07:12
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
09:53
Ipoh
2h 41m
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#9022
KTM
09:00
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
11:40
Ipoh
2h 40m
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#9024
KTM
09:50
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
12:30
Ipoh
2h 40m
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#9202
KTM
09:55
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
12:30
Ipoh
2h 35m
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#9420
KTM
10:26
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
13:08
Ipoh
2h 42m
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#9102
KTM
11:15
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
13:46
Ipoh
2h 31m
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#9026
KTM
12:15
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
14:55
Ipoh
2h 40m
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#9104
KTM
13:30
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
16:01
Ipoh
2h 31m
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#9028
KTM
15:05
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
17:45
Ipoh
2h 40m
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#9030
KTM
16:00
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
18:40
Ipoh
2h 40m
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#9322
KTM
17:31
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
20:19
Ipoh
2h 48m
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#9422
KTM
18:12
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
20:49
Ipoh
2h 37m
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#9204
KTM
18:34
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
21:12
Ipoh
2h 38m
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#9032
KTM
19:40
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
22:20
Ipoh
2h 40m
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#9106
KTM
20:20
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
22:51
Ipoh
2h 31m
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#9034
KTM
20:40
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
23:20
Ipoh
2h 40m
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#9052
KTM
21:39
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
00:29
Ipoh
2h 50m
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#9122
KTM
22:30
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
01:09
Ipoh
2h 39m
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#9124
KTM
22:45
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
01:11
Ipoh
2h 26m
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#9056
KTM
23:05
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
01:35
Ipoh
2h 30m
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#9424
KTM
23:22
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
01:48
Ipoh
2h 26m
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Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh Schedule

Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
KTM ETS Gold 09:00 – 11:40MYR 42.72
KTM ETS Gold 10:26 – 13:08MYR 39.92
KTM ETS Gold 12:15 – 14:55MYR 42.72
KTM ETS Gold 15:05 – 17:45MYR 42.72
KTM ETS Gold 16:00 – 18:40MYR 42.72
KTM ETS Gold 18:12 – 20:49MYR 37.70
KTM ETS Platinum 20:20 – 22:51MYR 51.02
KTM ETS Gold 22:30 – 01:09MYR 42.72

Popular Routes in Malaysia

How to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh by Train

Taking a train to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh is a safe, fast, and scenic option to travel the country. On certain routes, there are multiple train departures per day every 10 to 15 minutes. This is typical for intercity travel, while for long distance train routes there are fewer scheduled departures – plan ahead to choose the one that fits your itinerary best.

For long distance train journeys, we recommend reserving your tickets at least a few days ahead of your travel date. Buying train tickets via our online booking system will allow you to choose and reserve the best Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh tickets.

Buying your tickets online will help you secure the trip on the selected date and avoid queuing at the station.. When travelling on weekends and holidays it is recommended to reserve tickets much earlier due to a much higher demand. During high season, train tickets sell out quickly – do book as early as you can.

How far is it from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh?

Travelling by train, the distance from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh is 156 miles. Before setting
on for a train journey, have a look at the map to find out what tourist spots or landmarks you will pass by – maybe they are worth a quick stop?

How long does it take to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh by Train?

Travel time from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh is estimated to be about 2h 14m. Trains ensure the fastest time to travel by land. As normally there is no congestion, the speed of travel is more or less constant and stops at train stations are rather short, train is almost always one of the quickest and safest ways to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral and Ipoh.

The most important thing that may affect train travel time is the type of train. Ordinary trains travel at a speed of about 40 mph or 65 km/h to 65 mph or 105 km/h. Some intercity trains with shorter distances between stations run slower than 40 mph. Even with these low speeds, it can still be faster than commuting by car, bus or taxi.

The speed of express trains can reach up to 100 mph or 160 km/h. Modern high-speed trains can run at speeds exceeding 250 mph or 400 km/h.

These speeds of travel together with relatively short stops between stations can greatly shorten the duration of your trip.

How much does it cost to get from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh by Train?

The train ticket price from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh varies depending on the types of trains or carriages available.

Some trains feature different types of carriages, seats and berths offering various amenities and level of comfort.

Basic passenger trains which are often non-air-conditioned and have wooden, hard or old seats are normally cheap. Premium or luxury trains and coaches have a higher ticket price but are equipped with air-conditioning, toilets, and large soft seats with sufficient legroom to make train rides comfortable.

Considering the distance travelled, train is the most affordable means of transport. Also, ticket prices include 2 or 3 bags – sometimes even more – per passenger.

Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh timetable

Trains are great for long-distance travel. Double-check your travel itinerary and use the Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Ipoh timetable above with train departure times and arrival times to find the best train for your route.

Best-Rated Companies for this Route

Unlike buses or taxis which have numerous companies offering their services, train service is usually offered by just one major company in each country. As railway service requires a large amount of infrastructure, most railway companies are government-owned and are a part of the national transport system.

One of the best advantages of travelling by train is that railway stations are often conveniently located within or very near major cities and urban areas. Immediately on arrival to their destination, travellers find themselves in close proximity to important facilities like hotels, supermarkets, and hospitals.

If you travel with a lot of bags and luggage, trains are your best option. Luggage weight limits on trains are rather flexible and allow you to carry multiple bags with you.

Special or luxury trains feature sufficient legroom which allows you to stretch your legs and relax. In comfort and space these train seats can be compared to business class airplane seats.

Similar to buses, trains can provide a variety of amenities to make your travel more comfortable and enjoyable. Modern trains have WIFI service, a snack counter and a drinking bar. Onboard toilets can be a life saver for travellers with queasy stomachs.

Lastly, unlike buses and other overland means of transport, trains are very rarely involved in accidents.