KTM Train from Kuala Lumpur
to Butterworth Penang

The easiest way to travel from KL to Penang Island is by KTM train from Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth station.

From the station it is just a couple of minutes to walk up to the ferry terminal to catch the boat to George Town, Penang.

The ferry only takes 15 minutes to get to George Town, where you can either walk into town (5-10 minutes), catch a bus from the bus station next to the ferry exit or take a taxi.

Intercity Train Times from KL Sentral to Butterworth Penang (2016)

Schedule from 10th October 2015 :

Please Note : This Train is being cancelled from 9th May 2016.

See our KL - Butterworth ETS Trains page for the high-speed trains on this route >>>

Train Number / Name Departure Time Arrival Time
2 Ekspres Rakyat **** ****

Please Note : the Langkawi Express is no longer stopping at Butterworth from 1st September 2015.

To view the full schedule click on a link below:

Train 2 Timetable

The new ETS High-speed Electric Train Service from KL to Penang has now started rolling out :

For the new ETS Train timetable from KL to Butterworth Penang click here>>>

Ticket Prices

Train number 2 the Ekspres Rakyat is an all air-conditioned seater train and costs:

1st class seat: Adult 67MYR - Child 38MYR
2nd class seat: Adult 34MYR - Child 21MYR

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You can buy your train tickets up to 60 days in advance from KL Sentral or any other mainline station in Peninsular Malaysia.

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