KTM Johor Bahru Kota Bharu
Train Times and Fares

Travelling by KTM train between Johor Bahru and Kota Bharu in Kelantan in the north-east of Peninsular Malaysia takes you on a scenic journey along Malaysia's famous "Jungle Railway" through mountains and ancient rain forests.

There is however currently just one daily train that travels all of this route and that travels overnight offering a comfortable sleeper service.

If you want to take in all the sights you currently have to take the slower shuttle services, but due to long term maintenance on this route, the timetable seems to always be changing!.

Wakaf Bharu is the closest railway station to Kota Bharu, just a few kilometres outside of town and easily reached by a regular, cheap bus service.

Of course, you don't have to make this whole trip in on go and there are plenty of places for you to stop and visit along the way, with another three daily shuttle services stopping at nearly every station that you can jump on and off as you go (see the timetable links below).

Trains from JB Sentral to Wakaf Bharu (Kota Bharu)

New Timetable from 19th May 2016 :

Train Number/Name Departure Time Arrival Time
26 Senandung Timuran 19.00 11.57

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Trains from Wakaf Bharu to JB Sentral

New Timetable from 19th May 2016 :

Train Number/Name Departure Time Arrival Time
27 Senandung Timuran 19.48 11.50

Ticket Prices for the Johor Bahru Kota Bharu Train

Fares shown below are for one-way tickets and apply to travel in either direction.

Shuttle Services have 2nd class Air-conditioned seat carriages and cost Adult 43MYR, Child 26MYR

Senandung Timuran Express trains have:

2nd class A/C Sleepers costing:
Upper Berth - Adult 49 MYR, Child 32 MYR
Lower Berth - Adult 55 MYR, Child 38 MYR

Second class A/C seats cost - Adult 43 MYR, Child 26 MYR

Booking Tickets :

Tickets for the above train services can be made at any main train station or :

online at the KTM website or through an online ticketing agent >>>

If you want to check for seat availability before heading off to the station you can also do that online for train number 27 only.

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