Travel from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands

The only available public transport from Kuala Lumpur to Tanah Rata deep within the Cameron Highlands region of Pahang State is long distance coach services from the main bus station in Kuala Lumpur. You other options would be to go on an organised tour or rent you own vehicle.

Bus Times from Kuala Lumpur to Cameron Highlands

There are 4 bus services a day from Kuala Lumpur to the Cameron Highlands which are available to book online.

Kuala LumpurCameron HighlandsCostCompany
08:3013:2042.55 MYRUnititi Express
10:1515:0542.55 MYRUnititi Express
13:3018:2042.55 MYRUnititi Express
15:3020:2042.55 MYRUnititi Express
  • The journey by bus from Kuala Lumpur to the Cameron Highlands takes 4 hours 50 minutes.
  • Unititi Express passengers from Kuala Lumpur to the Cameron Highlands travel in a VIP24 bus which features seats in pairs on one side of the aisle and single seats on the other.

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Kuala Lumpur Bus Station

Bus services to Tanah Rata in the Cameron Highlands depart from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan, Kampung Malaysia Raya, 47100 Kuala Lumpur.

Google map of Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Bus Terminal

Cameron Highlands Bus Station

Bus services from Kuala Lumpur terminate at the Terminal Bas in Tanah Rata.

Google map of Tanah Rata Bus Terminal

About Travel to Tanah Rata

Tanah Rata is the connection point between long distance bus services to the Cameron Highlands and other forms of transport for local travel. Tanah Rata has developed into a transport hub as the town occupies the largest flat area within a mountainous region.

Tana Rata is located 1,440 metres above sea level and has a considerably cooler climate than Kuala Lumpur for this reason. The range of facilities in  Tanah Rata has developed in proportion to the number of bus passengers passing through the town and Tana Rata has a wide range of hotels, guesthouses, shops and restaurants to cater to a variety of tastes and budgets.

Tanah Rata is the access point to the Cameron Highlands
Tanah Rata is the access point to the Cameron Highlands

From Tanah Rata you have plenty of places to explore and things to do. The most popular excursion from Tanah Rata is a visit to the Cameron Bharat Tea Estate. This tea plantation, which is open to the public, is located 4.2 km to the South East and to get there you need to walk, hire a bike or pay for a taxi which should charge around 40 MYR return for the journey.

For the more adventurous travellers there are signposted walking routes radiating out from the town of Tanah Rata to the nearby mountain peaks and waterfalls. There are 10 signposted trails to choose from and you should do some research looking at a local guide book before you decide which trail to take, and to establish where that trail starts from as this can be the most difficult aspect to successfully navigating through the mountains.

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