KTM ETS Padang Besar to Butterworth Penang
Times and Fares

The new KTMB ETS Train from Padang Besar to Butterworth in Penang, runs from the border with Thailand to the popular tourist destination of George Town on Penang Island (reached by a 15 minute ferry ride).

This new high-speed train cuts the journey time to Butterworth in half, taking just one hour 30 - 45 minutes to reach Butterworth railway station.

ETS Padang Besar to Butterworth Timetable

If you are looking to travel on the ETS train from Butterworth to Padang Besar click here for the timetable >>>

Timetable from 19th May 2016 :

Station 9209 (G) 9215 (G)
Departs Padang Besar 16.15 17.15
Arrives Butterworth Penang 17.43 18.58

Notes for the above timetable :
(G) = ETS Gold Service
(S) = ETS Silver Service

Trains operate daily.

To view the full train schedule for these ETS Services, please :

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Ticket Prices

Fares for the ETS Train from Padang Besar to Butterworth cost :

Gold service : Adult - 29 MYR - Child - 19 MYR

Silver service : Adult - 21 MYR - Child - 15 MYR

Please Note : From the start of January 2016, there is a new Komuter (commuter) service in operation from Padang Besar to Butterworth.

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Buying Tickets :

You can book your ETS train tickets at the station or if you want to book in advance, we recommend you use the search box on our booking page.

It is much quicker and simpler to book this way than it is direct through the KTMB website where you have to create an account first and the price is around the same.

There are also an Intercity train on this route from Padang Besar to Butterworth.

Train number 35 is the International Express train that travels down from Bangkok to Butterworth.

For more information on this train please see the following page on our site :

International Express Train number 35

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For information on Padang Besar Railway Station click here>>>

If you are travelling all the way to Butterworth on this train, the railway station is located right next to the bus station and just a couple of minutes walk from the ferry terminal for boats over to George Town on Penang island.

Ferries leave regularly over to the island until around 00.30.

Related Pages :

Butterworth to Pdg Besar ETS Train

Butterworth to Ipoh ETS Train

Hat Yai to Pdg Besar Shuttle Train

Ipoh to KL Sentral ETS Train

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