How to get to Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP):
UTP Location Map: Perak, Malaysia
How to get to UTP from the Utara-Selatan Highway?If you are traveling by car on the highway, look out for Jelapang exit. If you are from the Penang direction, look out for the JELAPANG exit. There is a new toll plaza not far ahead of the old one, which have claimed so many lifes. Safety in the expense of longer distance.
If you are from the KL direction, there should be no problem. Just look out for the GOPENG or JELAPANG exit. Taking the Gopeng exit should save you more money and time. You will pass through the town of Batu Gajah before you finally get on the Ipoh-Lumut express.UTP campus is located in the middle of Ipoh-Lumut Highway
After Jelapang Toll PlazaAfter you exit from the highway, what you have to do is look out for LUMUT signboards or UTP or even MARA signboards because all the signboards are pointing you to the same direction. You will reach UTP before you reach Lumut. After you exit the toll, the estimated time to reach UTP campus is about 50 minutes. Distance between UTP and Lumut = ~50minutes and the distance between Ipoh and UTP = ~40minutes.
After the toll exit, you will reach a TEE junction. Turn left and go straight (2km) until the FIFTH traffic light, then turn right. Go straight (35km) until you see UTP. Pretty easy stuff.
You Are Almost ThereTowards the Lumut direction, you will see a big, tall sign to the likes of this on your right:
Take a right turn at the traffic light to get to the main entrance of UTP campus.