Bus from Johor Bahru to Ipoh is one of cheapest and most convenient transportation option to travel to Ipoh for well-known Ipoh Dim Sum, Old Town Coffee and Bean Sprout Chicken.
There is no budget airlines service between Johor Bahru and Ipoh. The only flight service is from Singapore Changi Airport to Ipoh Airport, which may not be so suitable. Train service is available however because of longer duration required, train is always not the traveller choice.
Another reason to take bus from Johor Bahru to Ipoh is that travellers can always take night bus from Johor Bahru to Ipoh. By the time you wake up in the morning, you will find yourself in Ipoh. Therefore, travelling night bus from Johor Bahru to Ipoh saves time for travellers.
Fivestars, Qistna Express, City Holidays and Billionstar are the few coach companies providing bus from Johor Bahru to Ipoh. The journey duration is about 7-8 hours depending on traffic condition.
The bus fare is in the range of RM 53.20 – RM 60.00, depending on the choice of bus companies. All the coaches for Johor Bahru to Ipoh are at least 27 seater spacious VIP coach with air conditioning. Therefore travellers do not need to worry about the comfort level in the coach during the journey.
Most buses going to Ipoh from Johor Bahru is departing at Johor Larkin bus terminal. Some coaches will also pick up other passengers at Tun Aminah bus terminal and Sri Putri bus stop before heading to Ipoh. Both Tun Aminah bus terminal and Sri Putri bus stop are two smaller bus stations in Johor Bahru.
As for arrival point, most of the time the coach will alight some passengers along the journey at places like Bidor, Tapah, Kampar, Gopeng, before terminating at Aman Jaya bus terminal (new bus terminal in Ipoh north, further away from Ipoh city centre). Some coach operators will drop off passenger near Medan Gopeng area, which is the Ipoh City Centre. Please note that Aman Jaya bus terminal is 10-15 minutes driving distance away from Ipoh city centre.
Travellers are advised to book Johor Bahru to Ipoh bus ticket online in BusOnlineTicket.com in advance due to limited trip per day for bus from Johor Bahru to Ipoh. It gives you peace of mind that you have everything is in place before you travel. Booking your Johor Bahru to Ipoh bus ticket with reputable bus portal BusOnlineTicket.com is secured and convenient. Besides that, online booking also help you to avoid the queue and parking problem in terminal.