View the full list of Alor Setar ETS Fares for the new high-speed trains (Electric Train Services) that have replaced the older diesel Express trains on the north -south railway line in Peninsular Malaysia.
ETS Trains currently run to the Thailand border at Padang Besar to the north.
To Gemas in the south (where the dual track has yet to be completed).
From Gemas you have to change trains to continue your journey further south, with Shuttle Trains services operating to JB Sentral in Johor Bahru, then another Shuttle Train over the Causeway to Woodlands in Singapore.
Alor Setar Railway Station in Kedah receives two types of ETS Train Services.
ETS Platinum Services which are the fastest and most expensive trains.
ETS Gold Services which are slightly slower, but cheaper, stopping off at more of the smaller stations along the route.
Working out the prices of ETS train tickets in Malaysia has now become much more complicated.
For bookings made from the 1st of March 2020, KTM is introducing a new ETS Flexi Fare (Tambang Flexi ETS) system.
This means ticket prices for ETS trains will vary depending on a number of factors:
1) The earlier you book, the cheaper the ticket:
Early Bird Tickets will be the cheapest tickets available (for booking made over 30 days in advance).
Followed by Intermediate Tickets (booked 6 to 30 days in advance).
Last Minute Tickets (booked 6 days or less in advance) will be the most expensive.
2) The period you want to travel in:
Super Peak - Federal Public Holidays and School Holidays
Peak - State Public Holidays.
Off Peak - All other periods.
3) The day you want to travel:
Weekdays - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (off peak).
Weekends - Friday, Saturday, Sunday (peak).
4) The time of day you travel:
Peaks Hours - 6am to 10am and 5pm to 9pm.
Off Peak Hours - All other times.
Please Also Note: There are now new, more expensive Business Class tickets available on some Platinum ETS2 train services.
The only way to now find an actual fare for a particular train is to:
All ETS ticket prices in the table below are in Malaysian Ringgit (MYR).
Actual fares paid will now vary depending on the new Flexi Fare rules shown above, so use this price list as a rough guide only.
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Child fares shown in the table above are for children aged between 4 to 12 years old.
Children below 4 are not required to purchase a ticket.
If you are travel from A. Setar to Langkawi Island you can take a local bus to the jetty at Kuala Kedah.
View the full train schedules for ETS services:
Buying ETS Train tickets in Malaysia is very easy.
Advance tickets are available from any KTMB station ticket counter or for the same price you can save yourselves the trouble of visiting the station and book tickets online :