KTM Berhad will cease operations for its Kuala Lumpur-Ipoh-Kuala Lumpur shuttle train service from July 1, 2011. Since the announcement was made, I have received many messages from readers who asked if there will no longer be any train service to Kuala Lumpur from Ipoh and vice-versa.

KTMB Intercity

KTM Intercity

There is the Electric Train Services (read this post on fast train services) but we can still continue to take cheap trains from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur from July onwards thanks to KTM Intercity.

Train times from KL Sentral to Ipoh
8.45am (arrival 11.59am)
2.56pm (arrival 5.58pm)
9.20pm (arrival 12.42am)
11pm (arrival 2.07am)

Train times from Ipoh to KL Sentral
11.21am (arrival 2.06pm)
5.46pm (arrival 9.05pm)
1.53am (arrival 5.30am)
3.19am (arrival 6.40am)

As for train fares, there are three classes:
Economy class – RM12
2nd class – RM22
First class – RM40

Ticket counter hours:
Advance ticket: 9am – 4am
Break: 7pm – 8pm
Current ticket: 9pm – 5pm

This information is correct at the time of writing. Post updated on 20th July, 2011. Kindly contact KTMB directly for latest train times and train fares.

Tel: 1-300-88-5862
Fax: +603-2710 5706
Web: http://www.ktmb.com.my

Note: This post supersedes train schedules in this post from 1st July, 2011 onwards.

With love

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