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Travel from Singapore to Ipoh by Bus
Heading to Ipoh, Perak? Travel on bus from Singapore for unbeatable saving and a much less tiring journey. The travel duration varies from 7 hours up to 9 hours 50 minutes depending on the bus operator, weather, traffic condition, and journey break. Distance between the two destinations is approximately 560km.
Singapore to Ipoh Bus Operators
Skip the queue and parking; get your bus tickets via CatchThatBus mobile app or www.catchthatbus.com. Choose to travel by Lapan Lapan Travel, Starmart Express or Grassland Express by simply clicking on your mobile. Lapan Lapan Travel buses depart from Park Royal Hotel (Kitchener) and the drop-off at Medan Gopeng Express Bus Terminal, 45 Jalan Bendahara, and Gunung Rapat Bus Stop. Alternatively, Starmart Express departs from Golden Mile Tower to Amanjaya Terminal. Grassland Express departs from Golden Mile Complex (Beach Road Singapore) and drop off at Amanjaya Bus Terminal Ipoh.
Book Bus Ticket to Ipoh at CatchThatBusPick the most suitable date and time for your journey then sit back and relax on your comfortable reclining seats with spacious legroom on the fully air-conditioned buses. Besides napping, you may also keep yourself entertained during the long journey by watching the movies shown on the bus. Download CatchThatBus mobile app right away and start your hassle-free logistics plan.
Things to do in Ipoh
The capital city of Perak, Ipoh is a pleasant mid-sized city with its own unique charm. It was renowned for the booming tin-mining industry during the British colonial era. Get its historic vibes at the historical buildings such as Ipoh Railway Station. The elegant building dates way back from 1914 and is known locally as the state’s “Taj Mahal” with its blend of Moorish and Victorian architecture.
From the Railway Station, take a guided tour available on Saturdays to see Ipoh Heritage Trail. Also, don’t forget to visit the Birch Memorial Clocktower that was dedicated to Perak’s first British Resident Minister, James WW Birch.
Hosting a wonderful blend of culture, you may see wondrous temples and mosques in the city. See Sam Poh Tong and its “Turtle Pond”; glinting Buddha statues and ornamental garden with ponds and pagodas at Gua Kok Look Tong; and climb the steep walk and pathways for spectacular views of Ipoh from the cave temple, Perak Tong. Notable mosques in the city include Masjid India Muslim and Masjid Panglima Kinta.
What to eat in Ipoh?Ipoh White Coffee is renowned throughout the whole country, being widely sold in kopitiams and by well-known coffee brands. Have a sip of the local specialty in Ipoh for the true, authentic taste. And don’t leave Ipoh without trying its taufufa (beancurd pudding); this silky, dreamy dessert will surely bring you to cloud nine.
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