If you want to catch the train from Ipoh to Singapore, you will now have to catch an ETS Train to Gemas, then a Shuttle train to JB Sentral Railway Station in Johor Bahru (on the border with Singapore), then either continue on to Singapore by bus or take the Shuttle Train that takes just five minutes to cross over the Causeway to Woodlands Station.
With the new KTMB train timetable (starting 19th May 2016), all long distance Intercity trains have now been cancelled on the North - South Railway Line.
From Ipoh there are a number of high-speed Electric Train Services (ETS) heading south and terminating at Gemas.
South of Gemas, there is currently no electrified dual track, so you will have to change trains to an older style Shuttle Trains to JB Sentral Station in Johor Bahru.
From JB Sentral, you can then catch a short Shuttle Train over to Woodlands Station in Singapore (or catch a bus into Singapore city centre).
Fares for the train from Ipoh to Woodlands Singapore will cost :
From Ipoh to Gemas on the ETS Train :
Adult : 59 MYR / Child : 34 MYR
From Gemas to Johor Bahru on the Shutte Train :
Adult : 21 MYR / Child : 15 MYR
From Johor Bahru to Singapore on the Shuttle Trains :
Adult : 5 MYR / Child : 5 MYR
Tickets for all these services can be purchased at Ipoh railway station or any other main station in Malaysia.
Before you head off to the station you can:
If you want to make an advance booking (which we highly recommend), the easiest way to book your tickets is online.
If you are wondering where are the best places to stay in Singapore or Ipoh, just click on one of the pictures or links below, to read guest reviews and compare room rates to find the cheapest offers.
If you decide to spend a night or two in Johor Bahru :