Many Ipohites travel to Singapore by express bus; the journey takes about 7 to 8 hours. Here is the schedule of Five Stars Express Tours & Travel Sdn. Bhd. They allow ticket booking through phone, though there is a payment cut-off date. Passengers have to check-in 30 minutes prior to departure.
Express coaches from Ipoh to Singapore:
Departure times (daily):
9.30am – disembark at Johor Bahru, Woodlands, Golden Mile Complex (via First Link)
12noon – disembark at Golden Mile Complex, Boon Lay (via Second Link)
10pm – disembark at Johor Bahru, Woodlands, Boon Lay (via First Link)
10pm – disembark at Golden Mile Complex, Taman Jurong (via Second Link)
From Singapore (Boon Lay) to Ipoh (via Tuaslink)
Departure times (daily): 9am & 10pm
From Singapore (Golden Mile Complex) to Ipoh (via Tuaslink)
Departure times (daily): 10.15am, 12.30pm, 10pm
Ipoh to Singapore – RM75 (one way)
Singapore to Ipoh – RM135 (one way)
Singapore to Ipoh – RM200 (two way)
Five Stars Express Tours & Travel Sdn. Bhd.
Add: 31, Jalan Bendahara, 31650 Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
Tel: +605-2426011, 2427011 & 2428011
Note: Five Stars Tours (information above) has ceased operations effective from Wednesday, Jan 8, 2014.
Add: No. 67, Jalan Bercham, Bandar Baru Tasek, 31400 Ipoh, Perak.
Tel: 05-5478286 / 05-5478320
Departure times from Ipoh: 10am & 9.30pm
Fare: RM53 (one way)
*Tickets are available through phone booking.
Other tour companies with buses plying this route are Alisan Express, Jasaramai Express, Sri Maju, 88 and Grassland.
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