On this page you will find links to times and ticket prices for all KTM Singapore Trains into Malaysia, to places like Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Ipoh, Langkawi, Kota Bharu and into Thailand.
***** Important Information of changes to train services from Singapore *****
From 1st July 2015 all Intercity Train departures from Singapore Woodlands Railway Station will be replaced by a new "Shuttle Train Service" which departs many times a day to JB Sentral Station in Johor Bahru.
For more information, times and fares please see :
All the information below is now for trains departing from JB Sentral Station in Johor Bahru.
Please Note : A new KTM timetable has started from 19th May 2016.
From this date all long distance Intercity Trains are being cancelled on the North - South Line, with only the new high-speed ETS Trains operating between Gemas northbound to Padang Besar.
You will now have to travel from JB Sentral on Shuttle Trains to Gemas, then connect to the new ETS Trains from there for all travel to the north.
To see the new schedule from 19/5/2016, please see the new timetables published on the following pages :
Butterworth (for Penang Island - Pulau Pinang)
The railway station in Butterworth is just a few minutes walk to the ferry over to George Town on Penang island, making it easy to travel from Singapore to Penang without a long bus journey down the highway.
All ETS Trains stop in Ipoh in Perak state.
Langkawi Island (Pulau Langkawi)
Travel from Singapore to Langkawi is possible by train and ferry.
Catch an ETS Train from Gemas to either Alor Setar or Arau (the nearest stations to the ferry ports).
Kota Bharu (Wakaf Baharu) - Kelantan State
Travel on Malaysia's famous jungle railway for some fantastic scenery through the heart of the country, crossing over to the east coast and gateway to the beautiful Perhentian Islands.
Kuala Lumpur (KL Sentral)
Catch a Shuttle Train to Gemas and connect to any ETS Train heading north with all high-speed Electric Train Services stopping in the capital.
Travel by train from Singapore to Malacca is possible via the Tampin railway station about an hour away from Malacca by bus or a quicker but more expensive taxi.
Taman Negara National Park (Jerantut)
You can travel to Malaysia's most famous National Park by train from Singapore with services every day leaving JB for Jerantut, the gateway to Taman Negara.
Other Destinations in Malaysia :
It is possible to travel from Singapore to Thailand by train, but will involve a couple of stops now that the long distance Peninsular Express (formerly the Langkawi Express) to Hat Yai in Southern Thailand has been cancelled (from 19/5/2016).
Once you get to Gemas, daily ETS Trains can take you all the way to the border with Thailand at Padang Besar.
Another way to get to Thailand from Singapore by train is to stop off in Buttterworth Penang, then catch the daily International Express from Penang to Bangkok.
Alternatively your could take the "Jungle Railway" up through the middle of Malaysia over to the east coast and Kota Bharu.
You can then continue by bus or taxi to the border, where the Thai railway network starts at Sungai Kolok station.
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