By bus the journey from Kuala Terengganu to Ipoh is scheduled to take just over 8 hours.
Bus Times from Kuala Terengganu to Ipoh
There is currently 1 bus service a day from Kuala Terengganu to Ipoh available to book online.
- The journey by bus from Kuala Terengganu to Ipoh takes 8 hours 12 minutes.
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Kuala Terengganu Bus Station
Bus services to from Kuala Terengganu to Ipoh depart from Express Bus Terminal Kuala Terengganu at Jalan Sultan Zainal Abidin, Dataran Syah, 20000 Kuala Terengganu, Terengganu, Malaysia.
Ipoh Bus Station
Bus services from Kuala Terengganu to Ipoh terminate at Amanjaya Bus Station in Ipoh.
About travel to Ipoh
Ferry services from Redang Island to the mainland terminate at both Merang Jetty, which is 40 km by road to the north of Kuala Terengganu, and Shahbandar Jetty which is in Kuala Terengganu. The easiest way to travel onto Ipoh is to take a taxi from Merang Jetty or Shahbandar Jetty to the Express Bus Terminal Kuala Terengganu in Kuala Terengganu and from to take there to direct bus to Ipoh. There no direct air or rail link on this route, and travel by air or rail involves taking to or more separate journey to reach Ipoh.
Ipoh is a popular tourist destination noted for it’s historic city centre buildings, street art and the caves in the nearby hills, some of which contain temples and others cave painting. The most popular part of Ipoh city for visitors is it’s Old Town located a 1 km away from Ipoh Railway Station. Ipoh was formerly a wealthy tin mining centre and an important part of the British Empire. The British built a number of large public buildings in the city from the late 19th Century to the early 20th Century. Chinese and Indian immigrant workers also left their mark on the city with distinctive buildings, temples and a noticeable influence on the local cuisine, which is very good.
More recently, as part of local efforts to increase visitor numbers to Ipoh, the walls of Old Town area of the city now feature lots of street art. Ipoh’s street art movement started with the installation of 8 wall murals by Ernest Zacharevic in 2014. Since then more local and international have added works of art to the streets of the Old Town and the city’s street art has become a tourist attraction in its own right.