Bus from Singapore to Ipoh is an important bus route, not just for “Perakian” who works in Singapore, but also for tourists who visit Ipoh for the famous Dim Sum and Bean Sprout Chicken.
The bus fare for bus from Singapore to Ipoh is ranging from SGD 28.00 to SGD 65.00, depending on the coach operator. During festive season like Chinese New Year, price jets up to around SGD 100.
Duration for bus from Singapore to Ipoh usually takes about 7-8 hours. All coaches leave Singapore from Tuas checkpoint, and provide a meal stop and wash room break at Yong Peng food court.
Please note that bus from Singapore to Ipoh is only available in the morning session around 9-10am and night session around 9pm-12 midnight. There is no schedule in the afternoon. Golden Coach Express is the only bus operator providing bus from Singapore to Ipoh at midnight 12. On top of that, bus from Singapore to Ipoh usually will drop off passengers at some small towns in Perak like Bidor, Tapah, Kampar, Gopeng, Sungai Siput and Kuala Kangsar.
Besides Golden Coach Express, The One Travel (former Fivestars Express), Eltabina, Grassland, Konsortium and Sri Maju are few reputable bus operator providing bus from Singapore to Ipoh. Their pick up points are around popular Beach Road area like Golden Mile Complex and Jalan Sultan. The One Travel, Grassland and Konsortium are the few coach operators providing another convenient pick up point at Boon Lay Shopping Centre.
The main reason is because flight fare is much more expensive than bus fare. Currently, Firefly is the only flight operator providing flight from Singapore to Ipoh. The fare is in the region of RM 300 – RM 500. Comparing to flight, bus ticket is always budget.
To other non-Ipoh “Perakian”, taking bus is more convenient, because bus will drop them off at their hometown (like Bidor and Kampar). As for flight, which always lands at Ipoh Airport, it is less convenient because they still need to travel from Ipoh their respective hometown.
Apart from that, passengers can always save the precious day time by travelling by bus to Ipoh at night. After sleeping through the night, passengers will be reaching Ipoh Perak in the morning. Thus, the 7-8 hours bus journey from Singapore to Ipoh sounds long, but the long hour journey will feel easy if one travels at night.
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