Kota Bharu is the capital of Kelantan. Directly translated from English, Kota Bahru means “new fort” and is situated near the mouth of the Kelantan river, close to the Thai border. In 2005, the city was declared a conservative Islamic city by the state Government.
Travel from Ipoh to Kota Bharu
A journey from Ipoh to Kota Bharu would take an approximate travel duration of about 5-6 hours to cross a distance of 350km. This is subject to the traffic congestion, weather conditions, route taken and other factors which may prolong a timely and smooth journey.
Ipoh Bus Pickup-points
Ipoh is as famous for its delicacies as its tourist attractions. Many buses depart from the city of Ipoh to various parts of the country. Buses from Ipoh to Kota Bharu tend to depart from the following pickup points:
This terminal is one of the main pickup points within the vicinity of Ipoh. Aside from the sea of buses, Amanjaya is also equipped with a number of amenities that cater to the many travelers that arrive and depart from this said pickup point.
Kota Bharu Bus Drop-off Points
Kota Bharu is home to distinct delicacies and marvelous architecture. There are an array of buses which end their trip in Kota Bharu. Buses from Ipoh to Kota Bharu tend to end their journey at the following drop-off points:
- Stesen Bas Kota Bharu
This is one of Kota Bharu’s main drop-off points. It is strategically located in the city centre of this town, near hotels, food stores, convenience stores and more.
- TESCO Kota Bharu
TESCO Kota Bharu is one of the main drop-off points in Kota Bharu. It offers great convenience to fellow travelers for last minute shopping when necessary.