Travel on the new KTM high-speed ETS trains from Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur's KL Sentral, cuts the journey time from the Thai border to the Malaysian capital in half, with speeds of up to 160kmh.
The new ETS Trains are gradually being rolled out, with more services planned for the future and a much busier schedule.
Please Note : There will be a new KTM ETS timetable from the 1st February 2017.
Timetable from 19th May 2016 until 31st January 2017 :
|KL Sentral Kuala Lumpur||12.44||14.25||21.50||23.05||01.12|
All trains are ETS Gold Services except 9213 which is an ETS Platinum service.
Trains 9203 / 9221 continue on to Gemas.
Train 9213 continue on to Seremban.
All other trains terminate at KL Sentral.
New ETS Schedule from 1st February 2017 :
|Station||Departs P. Besar||Arrives KL Sentral||Operating Days|
|EP 9007||13.58||19.13||Fr/Sa/Su only|
Train numbers starting with EG are ETS Gold Services.
Train numbers starting with EP are ETS Platinum Services.
ETS Gold Service train tickets from Pdg Besar to Kuala Lumpur cost :
Adults 76 MYR
Children 42 MYR
Platinum services cost:
Adults 102 MYR
Children 55 MYR
Tickets can be purchased from any Malaysian mainline station up to 60 days in advance, or you can book your tickets on the day at your departure station (if there are any seats left).
The best way to book train tickets in advance in Malaysia is to book them online.
You can either book them through an online ticketing agent (usually the cheapest way) or direct from the KTMB website (you will have to pay a small admin fee).
Alternative Trains :
If you want to use the older and cheaper Intercity trains on this route, the Senandung Langkawi Express train is an overnight sleeper service that operates between the southern Thai city of Hat Yai, crosses the border at Padang Besar, then travels all the way down to Kuala Lumpur.
This train is no longer operating from 19th May 2016.
Other new ETS trains that are now in operation on this route are :Padang Besar to Gemas ETS Trains
These new ETS service also connect with the older ETS trains between Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh :
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