Now the KL to Gemas double electric track is complete, a new ETS high-speed Electric Train Service from Gemas in the state of Negeri Sembilan to Butterworth in the state of Penang, has started operating from the 10th October 2015.
New Timetable from 19th May 2016 :
To see the full timetables for this service, please see our :
ETS Train Timetable northbound route by clicking here >>>
This ETS Gold Service operates daily.
From 19th May 2016, to travel from the south (ie JB and Singapore) to Gemas you will have to take a Shuttle Train.
So if you want to travel from Johor Bahru to Butterworth by train, you will now have to take two trains : one Shuttle Train to Gemas, then the ETS Train from Gemas to Butterworth.
Gemas Railway Station is also the junction station of the N -S Line and the Jungle Line.
The ticket price for the whole trip from Gemas to Butterworth Penang is :
Adults : 83 MYR
Children 2 -12 years old : 46 MYR
You can purchase train tickets in Malaysia up to 60 days in advance of your departure date.
Tickets can be bought from any mainline KTMB Train Station ticket counters or you can book online via the KTM official website or through online booking agents.
If you are using this ETS service to get to one of Malaysia's main tourist destinations, George Town on Penang Island, you will not have too far to go once you arrive in Butterworth station (Penang Sentral).
The station is located just a few minutes walk away from the ferry terminal that takes you on the short trip over to George Town.
For more details, see the following pages on or site :