The KTM Padang Rengas Railway Station (Stesen Keretapi Padang Rengas) lies on the KTMB Malaysia North - South Line in the state of Perak and offers regular Komuter Train Services northbound to Bukit Mertajam and Butterworth Penang, as well as a few ETS long distance services.
Panang Rengas Train Station is the last stop on the new Komuter Utara Service from Bukit Mertajam (BM) in Penang State.
These regular trains run up and down to BM, where you can change onto the Butterworth to Padang Besar Komuter Services to travel further north all the way to the Malaysia - Thailand border at Padang Besar.
These services used to run to Butterworth Penang, but now terminate at Bukit Mertajam, so now if you want to travel from Padang Rengas to Butterworth by train, you will have to change at BM.
KTMB Komuter Train services stop at the following stations from Padang Rengas (from south to north) :
Taiping, Kamunting, Bagan Serai, Parit Buntar, Nibong Tebal, Simpang Ampat and Bukit Mertajam.
Change trains at Bukit Mertajam for services to Bukit Tengah, Butterworth, Tasek Gelugor, Sungai Petani, Gurun, Kobh, Alor Setar, Anak Bukit, Kodiang, Arau, Bukit Ketri and Padang Besar (Thai border).
From Padang Besar you can continue into Thailand on SRT Shuttle Trains to Hat Yai or the International Express to Bangkok.
The high speed Electric Train Service (ETS) only stops here a couple of times a day :
Once on the Padang Besar to Kuala Lumpur Gold Service.
Once on the Ipoh to Padang Besar Gold Service.
If you want to travel to Padang Rengas on other ETS services you could always take an ETS Train to Taiping (where all ETS services stop), then take a Komuter Service from Taiping to Padang Rengas.
To see the ETS timetables please see our :
Komuter Train tickets have to be purchased on the day of travel from the station.
For ETS Trains you can book up to 60 days in advance from any KTMB station or online via the KTMB website of through an online ticketing agent :