Travel from Kuala Besut to Ipoh

By direct bus the journey from Kuala Besut to Ipoh is scheduled to take 7 hours 00 minutes. Kuala Besut is the arrival point for speed boat services from the Perhentian Islands.

Bus Times from Kuala Besut to Ipoh

There are currently 2 bus services a day from Kuala Besut to Ipoh available to book online.

Kuala BesutIpohCostServiceCompany
08:0015:0052 MYRExpressQueen Express
20:0003:0052 MYRExpressQueen Express

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Kuala Besut Bus Station

Bus services from Kuala Besut to Ipoh depart from Terminal Bas Kuala Besut, 16, 189, Kampung Gertak Seratus, 22300 Besut, Terengganu, Malaysia.

Google map of Terminal Bas Kuala Besut

Ipoh Bus Station

Bus services from Kuala Besut to Ipoh terminate at Amanjaya Bus Station.

Google map of Amanjaya Bus Station

About Travel to Ipoh

Amanjaya Bus Station, which is main long distance bus station in Ipoh, is located a long way from the city centre.

Travel from the bus station to the city

There are two options for travel by public transport from Amanjaya Bus Station into the centre of Ipoh town: bus and taxi. Approximately every 30 minutes a local bus service (Bus T30a) departs from Amanjaya Bus Station on route to the Old Town area of Ipoh. By bus the journey takes around 40 minutes. A faster option is to take a taxi, which will complete the journey in around 20 minutes although it will cost more than taking a bus, and you will need to negotiate the fare before you depart.

Wall mural in Ipoh city centre
Wall mural in Ipoh city centre

The most interesting part of Ipoh for visitors is the Old Town area to the east of Ipoh Railway Station. Ipoh developed into a city in the latter half of the 19th Century and the Old Town area is where that development began, although modern day Ipoh is a city of over 700,000 permanent residents and has expanded well beyond the boundaries of the original town.

Ipoh Heritage Trail

The best way to see the main sights of Ipoh Old Town is to walk the Ipoh Heritage Trail, which is an easy to follow walking trail that takes visitors past 27 historical sites. The trail takes around 2 to 6 hours to complete depending on how much time you spend at each site, and how many breaks you take.

Street Art in Ipoh

The heritge trail also takes visitors past, or close to, some of the best of the street art in Ipoh. In 2014 OLDTOWN Coffee, one of Malaysia’s major coffee producers, sponsored the creation of 8 wall murals by well known street artist Ernest Zacharevic. These walls mural depict the culture and history of Ipoh in a playful way and incorporate real world physical obects in the artwork which cleverly links the images to the place where they are located. Since 2014 more artists, local and foreign, have added more high quality wall murals and installations and these have become a major tourist attraction in their own.

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