The new high-speed ETS trains operated by KTMB (Malayian Railways) from Butterworth to KL Sentral in Kuala Lumpur started operating in early July 2015.
These ETS Train Services to KL have cut the travel time to the capital from Penang in half, compared to the older Intercity Express Services and it is now the fastest way to travel from Pulau Pinang (Penang) to Kuala Lumpur.
Please Note : There is a new KTM ETS timetable from the 1st February 2017.
New ETS Butterworth Penang to KL Train Timetable from 1st February 2017 :
|Station||EP 9201||EG 9211||EG 9113||EP 9203||EG 9215|
|Arrives KL Sentral||08.50||10.30||11.53||17.35||20.25|
Please Note : there are now no Intercity Express Trains on the Butterworth to KL route.
Train numbers starting with :
EP = Platinum ETS Service
EG = Gold ETS Service
To see all the stops on these ETS Services, please see :
ETS tickets from Butterworth to KL Sentral cost:
ETS Gold Services :
59 MYR for Adults - 34 MYR for Children.
ETS Platinum Services :
79 MYR for Adults - 44 MYR for Children.
If you are staying on Penang island you have a choice of where to buy your tickets.
You can buy them from the KTM Ticket Office that is located on the walkway up to the Penang to Butterworth Ferry, or from the ticket counters at Butterworth Train Station.
To save yourself the effort of going to the ticket office or station, you can also book your ETS tickets online.
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