KTMB Train from Ipoh to Hat Yai Thailand


From 19/05/2016, travel on the KTMB train from Ipoh to Hat Yai in Southern Thailand can only be done using the new ETS Trains, as all Intercity Trains on the N - S Railway Line are cancelled from this date.

Timetable of the Train from Ipoh to Hat Yai Thailand

The first step on your journey to Hat Yai is to take the High-speed Electric Train Service (ETS) from Ipoh to Padang Besar.

To see the latest timetables to Padang Besar click here >>>

From Padang Besar to Hat Yai, there are now a few Shuttle Trains a day.

To see the Shuttle Train timetable to Hat Yai click here >>>

Another alternative is to travel on the International Express Train 36, that travels from Padang Besar to Hat Yai (then on to Bangkok).

If you want to travel from Padang Besar to Hat Yai by bus, you will have to cross into Thailand using the main border crossing (located just over the tracks from the station).

Before going through the border control at the station, go upstairs and take the walkway over the railway tracks.

This gets you to the main land border crossing.

After exiting the Thai Immigration, there is a bus stop just across the road.

Here you can catch local buses to Hat Yai for just under 50 Baht.

This bus first stops at Hat Yai bus station, which is around 5kms away from the city centre.

From the bus station, you can get buses to anywhere in southern Thailand, all the way up to Bangkok.

It then continues on to the Clock Tower, around 10 minutes walk from the city centre.

See our Padang Besar Station page for more information about this border station >>>

Fares for the Train from Ipoh to Hat Yai

Tickets for the Ipoh to Padang Besar sector will cost :

ETS Gold Service :

Adult : 54 MYR - Child : 31 MYR

ETS Platinum Service :

Adult : 66 MYR - Child : 37 MYR

The Shuttle Train from Padang Besar to Hat Yai costs 80 THB.



Where to Buy Train Tickets

You can make advance booking for the ETS Train service at any main Malaysian railway station, or you can :

Book tickets online directly from KTM or an online ticketing agent here>>>

Tickets for the Shuttle Train to Hat Yai have to be bought from Padang Besar Station and can not currently be purchased online.

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Arriving in Hat Yai

Hat Yai Railway Station is located right in the centre of the city and there are many hotels and guesthouses within a short 5-10 minunte walk away from the station.

For more information on Hat Yai Station click here>>>



If you want to continue your journey north by train, see our Hat Yai Trains page here>>>


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