The KTM Tampin / Pulau Sebang Railway Station (Stesen Keretapi Tampin / Pulau Sebang) is the nearest train station to Melaka (Malacca), one of Malaysia's most popular tourist destinations and now a UNESCO World Heritage City.
The station is located approximately 38 kms from Melaka old town and can be reached by either taxi or a much cheaper local bus.
Tampin Station is served by the new high-speed Electric Train Services (ETS), KTM Komuter Trains (commuter) and the odd Shuttle Train to JB.
With the new dual track now extended down to Gemas (a couple of stations to the south of Tampin), you can now travel on the fast ETS Trains that are now running along Malaysia'a west coast North - South Railway Line.
ETS Trains can take you quickly to all destinations north, all the way up to the border with Thailand at Padang Besar.
If you want to travel by train to / from Tampin to Kuala Lumpur (KL Sentral), Ipoh, Butterworth Penang - these are the trains to take.
Please Note : All diesel Intercity Express Train services to/from Tampin have been cancelled from 19th May 2016.
They are now replaced by ETS Trains as far as Gemas, then Shuttle Trains to/from Gemas to JB Sentral.
You can see the new Shuttle schedule on the following pages :
Tampin Station is on the Tampin - Seremban - KL Sentral - Batu Caves Komuter Train Line with departures leaving every 30 minutes or so during peak / rush hours from Tampin to KL Sentral, starting at around 05.00 until around 21.30.
For the latest timetables and route maps for Tampin Komuter Trains to KL and many more destinations, please see :
Tickets for Komuter trains are only available for sale on the day of travel, so you just turn up and buy your tickets for the next departure.
If you are planning to use the ETS or Shuttle / Intercity Trains you will need to buy your tickets in advance as these services can often be full!
If you just turn up at Tampin expecting to get a ticket, you will often be disappointed.
Tickets for these trains are available for sale 60 days in advance and can be purchased from any mainline KTMB railway station ticketing office or online via KTMB for a small added fee, or usually cheaper, use an online agent.
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