KTM Kuala Lumpur Train Information
KL Sentral Station


On this page you will find links to all the Kuala Lumpur train times and fares for all the popular tourist destinations on peninsular Malaysia that are linked by the KTM Berhad Railways system.

All trains depart from Kuala Lumpur's transport hub and the main railway station, KL Sentral Station.

You can also use KL's old railway station (KTM Terminal) just a few minutes by train to the north, as now all ETS Trains also stop here.

Quick Links : find train times and fares from KL Sentral to :

Alor Setar

Arau

Bangkok

Batu Gajah

Bukit Mertajam

Butterworth

Cameron Highlands

Gemas

Gurun

Hat Yai (Thailand)

Ipoh

Johor Bahru (JB Sentral)

Kajang

Kampar

Kluang

Kulai

Kuala Kangsar

Kuala Perlis

Langkawi

Padang Besar (Malaysian / Thai border)

Parit Buntar

Penang

Seremban

Singapore (Woodlands)

Sungai Buloh

Sungai Petani

Taiping

Tampin (for Melaka)

Tanjung Malim

For all other Malaysian destinations :

Please see the full KTM timetables on the following pages :

ETS Timetable Southbound >>>

ETS Timetable Northbound >>>

Shuttle / Intercity Timetables (Gemas - JB Sentral) >>>

Shuttle / Intercity Timetables (JB Sentral - Gemas) >>>

Book your Kuala Lumpur Train Ticket online here>>>

Pay the same online as the station counter price!

To see the full ETS fares table for trains from KL Sentral Station click here >>>

KTM Train Schedule change from 19th May 2016 :

From this date all KTMB Intercity Trains will no longer be operating from KL Sentral.

All long distance services on the new dual track between Gemas and Padang Besar will now be operated by ETS Trains only.

If you wish to travel south of Gemas (ie JB Sentral / Singapore) you will firstly have to catch an ETS Train to Gemas, then connect with a new Shuttle Train or Intercity Train from there.

If you want to travel to Hat Yai from KL by train, you will have to catch an ETS Train to Padang Besar, then either catch a Shuttle Train to Hat Yai or continue by local bus.

Trains to the North

Butterworth Penang

Replacing the older Intercity services are the new high-speed ETS Trains which will get you to Butterworth in half the time compared to the old Express Trains.

If you are planning to travel from KL to George Town on Penang Island, the Butterworth Ferry Terminal is is just a short walk away from Butterworth Railway Station.

For the new ETS Electric Train Services from Butterworth to KL click here>>>

For the new ETS Electric Train Services from KL to Butterworth click here>>>


Ipoh

Trains from KL to Ipoh are plentiful with many Electric Trains (ETS) running on this route, as well as long distance ETS services also stop in Ipoh heading north.

For ETS train schedules, please see the following pages :

KL to Ipoh ETS times and fares>>>

Ipoh to KL ETS times and fares>>>

Langkawi

If you want to travel from KL to Langkawi by train, you can take an ETS service to either Alor Setar (for boats from K. Kedah) or Arau (for boats from K. Perlis).



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Trains from Kuala Lumpur to Thailand

The one direct service from KL to Thailand, the daily overnight Intercity Express - KL to Hat Yai train is now cancelled.

You will now have to take an ETS train to the border, Padang Besar, then take a new Shuttle Train to Hat Yai.

From Hat Yai there are a number of services heading north travelling along the eastern coast up to Bangkok.

Train times and prices from KL to Hat Yai >>>

Train times and prices from Hat Yai to KL >>>

Other options for trains from KL to Thailand include catching the International Express train from Padang Besar to Bangkok.

For more information on trains from KL to Bangkok click here >>>

For bus travel from KL to Bangkok click here >>>

For trains from KL to Hua Hin click here >>>

The new high-speed Electric Train Services (ETS) can now also take you to the Malaysia - Thailand border station of Padang Besar.

To see the new ETS timetable from Kl to Padang Besar click here >>>

A longer but more scenic route would be to catch the Jungle Line up to Kota Bharu, then a bus to the border where the Thailand Southern train line begins at Sungai Kolok, with a number of trains a day to Hat Yai and Bangkok.


Travel by train from KL to Phuket is only possible part of the way as there is no train station in Phuket, so you will have to take a train then a bus / minibus.

Click here for the best way to travel to Phuket from KL by train>>>


If you want to travel from KL to Koh Samui or Koh Phangan, again you will have to travel via Padang Besar or Hat Yai.

Click here for how to travel by train to Koh Samui / Koh Phangan>>>


Trains to the South

Johor Bahru (JB Sentral)

The train from KL Sentral to JB Sentral is now operated by two trains. An ETS from KL to Gemas, then you connect to a Shuttle service to JB.

For times and fares from KL to JB click here>>>

For travel from JB to KL click here>>>


Trains from KL to Singapore

The same trains that go to Johor Bahru are used to travel to Singapore.

From JB you can continue the short distance over the causeway to Singapore's Woodland Railway Station by one of the five minute Shuttle Trains or go by regular bus.

For services from KL Sentral to Singapore click here >>>

From Singapore to KL click here >>>

For Shuttle Trains from JB to Singapore click here >>>


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Kuala Lumpur Train Timetables

To see all departure and arrival from KL Sentral Railway Station, see our timetables pages below:

KTM Intercity Southbound >>>

KTM Intercity Northbound >>>

Jungle Railway Southbound >>>

Jungle Railway Northbound >>>

ETS (Electric) Southbound from Ipoh >>>

ETS (Electric) Northbound to Ipoh >>>

ETS (Electric) Southbound from Padang Besar >>>

ETS (Electric) Northbound to Padang Besar >>>

ETS Train from KL Sentral to Butterworth Penang >>>

ETS Train from Butterworth Penang to KL Sentral >>>

Places to Stay near Kl Sentral Station

The area around KL Sentral Station has plenty of accommodation options for those wishing to stay close by.

For the best in luxury and deluxe hotels near the station click here>>>

For budget hotels and backpacker hostels click here>>>


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