KTM Taiping Train Schedules

The KTM Taiping Railway Station is located on the KTMB (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad) Malaysian Railways, North - South Line, which travels the length of West Peninsular Malaysia, from Singapore to the Thai border at Padang Besar.



Taiping is located in the state of Perak and was home to the first railway station in the country, built here back in 1885.

That station is long gone and now a new train station in Taiping hosts an ever increasing number of high-speed Electric Train Services (ETS Trains), Komuter Trains, as well as a few of the older and slower Intercity Express Trains.

Taiping Trains

Taiping ETS Trains

The new ETS routes started operating from the 10th July 2015 and now you can travel to and from Taiping by high-speed train as far as Gemas to the south and Padang Besar station to the north (on the border with Thailand).

These new trains have cut the travel time quite considerably compared to the Intercity Trains and more and more services are gradually being added as the new trains are delivered from China.

As Taiping station is a fairly major stop on the railway line, so far all ETS services stop here.

If you want to travel by ETS from Taiping to places like Butterworth Penang, Alor Setar and Arau (for ferry connections to Langkawi) or up to Thailand :

Click here to see the ETS Train Timetable northbound>>>

If you want to travel by ETS from the north or from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur's KL Sentral or further south to Gemas :

Click here to see the ETS Timetable southbound>>>

Taiping Komuter Trains

The Komter Utara route has now been extended to Taiping, with services to Bukit Mertajam, where you can connect to Komuter services to Butterworth or all the way up to the border with Thailand at Padang Besar.

To see the Komuter timetable from Taiping click here >>>

KTM Taiping Intercity Trains

Please Note : All Intercity Express trains to / from Taiping are now cancelled.

Two Intercity Express Trains stop at Taiping twice a day in either direction.

The Peninsular Express travels between JB Sentral in Johor Bahru to Hat Yai in Thailand.

To see the full timetables please see :

Peninsular Express Train number 20 northbound >>>

Peninsular Express Train number 21 southbound >>>



The Rakyat Express travels between JB Sentral and Butterworth in Penang.

To see the full timetables please see :

Rakyat Express train number 2 northbound >>>

Rakyat Express Train number 1 southbound >>>

All Intercity Trains to Taiping have been cancelled from 19th May 2016.

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Booking Train Tickets from Taiping

You can buy train tickets in Malaysia 60 days in advance from any mainline ticket counter, at any station on the KTMB rail network.

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Taiping Train Station Contact Telephone Number :

You can telephone Taiping station (Stesen Keretapi Taiping) on the KTM Taiping contact number :
05 - 8072591

Or phone the main KTM call centre on 1-300 88 5862


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Trains to / from Taiping to KL Sentral Kuala Lumpur >>>

Trains to / from Taiping to Butterworth Penang >>>

Trains to / from Taiping to Ipoh >>>


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