KTM Train from Butterworth to Taiping

Travel from Penang to Taiping in Perak State on the new high-speed ETS train from Butterworth to Taiping.

This short journey by the new Electric Train Service is faster than travelling by bus at less than an hour, but a little bit more expensive.

Train Timetable from Butterworth to Taiping


Please Note : There is a new KTM ETS timetable from the 1st February 2017.

Click here to see the full new ETS schedules >>>>>

You can now also make this trip by cheap KTM Komuter Trains >>>

Latest Butterworth Taiping ETS Schedule from 1st February 2017 :

To view the schedule in the opposite direction  - see below...

Train Number Departs Butterworth Arrives Taiping
EP 9201 04.45 05.36
EG 9211 06.10 07.06
EG 9113 07.33 08.29
EP 9203 13.30 14.21
EG 9215 16.05 17.01

All trains depart daily.

To view the full schedule for these ETS Trains click here >>>

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EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.

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Train Timetable from Taiping to Butterworth Penang


Please Note : from 1st of February 2017 a new ETS schedule has been introduced.

Click here to see the full new ETS timetables >>>>>

Latest Taiping Butterworth ETS Schedule from 1st February 2017 :

Train Number Departs Taiping Arrives Butterworth
EP 9202 12.10 13.02
EP 9204 14.40 15.32
EG 9412 19.29 20.24
EG 9214 23.12 00.07
EG 9216 00.48 01.43

To see the full timetables for these ETS Trains click here >>>

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.

If you are travelling from Taiping to Penang Island, you can catch the ferry over to George Town from the ferry terminal which is located a short walk away from Butterworth Station.

For more information on Butterworth Station click here>>>

For more information on the ferry from Butterworth to Penang click here>>>

Butterworth - Taiping Komuter Trains

From the 1st September 2016, it is now also possible to travel from Butterworth to Taiping by Komuter Trains.

A new Komuter route has started between Padang Rengas and Bukit Mertajam.

You will first have to take a Komuter service to Bukit Mertajam to connect to these services (apart from the odd train a day that does travel to/from Butterworth).

To see the Komuter schedule from Butterworth to Bukit Mertajam click here>>>

To see the Komuter schedule from Bukit Mertajam to Taiping click here>>>

Ticket Prices for the Train from Butterworth to Taiping

On the new high-speed Electric Train Services (ETS), tickets for the train from Butterworth to Taiping, or vice versa, will cost you :

ETS Gold Service Trains : Adult 21 MYR - Child 15 MYR

ETS Platinum Service Trains : Adult 26 MYR - Child 17 MYR

Buying Tickets

Tickets can be purchased from the railway stations or if you are staying on Penang Island, you can buy tickets from the small ticket office that is located along the walkway up to the Penang to Butterworth ferry.

You can also book tickets online from the KTM website or by using an online ticket agent (which is much easier).

Tickets are available for purchase up to 60 days in advance.

Click here to go to our online train booking page to book your tickets now>>>

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