KTMB ETS KL to Butterworth Penang Train Times and Fares

Travel on the new ETS KL to Butterworth Train is now the fastest way to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Penang.

These new high-speed Electric Train Services (ETS), travel at speeds of up to 160 kmh and make the journey from the capital to Butterworth (just a 15 minute ferry boat ride from the UNESCO World heritage City of George Town on Penang Island) in half the time compared to the Intercity Trains on this route.

ETS from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth Penang Train Schedule

To view the ETS Train schedule from Butterworth to KL click here>>>


Please Note : from 1st of February 2017 a new ETS schedule has been introduced.

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To see the full timetables with all the stops for these services click here>>>

New KL to Butterworth ETS Timetable effective from 1st February 2017 :

Train Number Departure Time Arrival Time Operating Days
EP9202 09.00 13.02 All
EP9204 11.30 15.32 All
EG9412 16.18 20.24 All
EG9214 19.53 00.07 All
EG9216 21.30 01.43 All

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.

ETS KL to Butterworth Ticket Prices

ETS Fares from KL to Butterworth on the Gold Services cost :

59 MYR for Adults - 34 MYR for Children.

Tickets for ETS Platinum Services cost :

79 MYR for Adults - 44 MYR for Children.

To see the full ETS fares table from KL Sentral to all destinations click here >>>

Booking ETS KL to Butterworth Tickets

You can purchase your ETS Train tickets directly from KL Sentral Railway Station or any other mainline KTM Train Station ticket counters, up to 60 days in advance of your departure date.

You can also book ETS tickets easily online, either directly from the KTMB website (for a small added booking fee), or a much simpler option is to book through an online ticketing agent.

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Where to stay in Penang

If you are planing to stay in George Town on Penang island, you can catch the ferry from Butterworth over to George Town from the ferry terminal that is located close to the train station in Butterworth.

For more information on the ferry to Penang click here>>>

For more information on Butterworth Railway Station click here>>>

Once you arrive by ferry on Penang island, there are hundreds of places to stay in George Town to cover all budgets.

For our choice of the best places to stay in George Town click here>>>

If you want to head out to the popular Batu Ferringhi beach area in the north-west of the island, you can catch the 101 bus from the Rapid Penang Jetty bus terminal, just on your left as you walk down from the ferry terminal.

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