Taking the Malaysia Railways (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad - KTMB / KTM) train services is a quick and easy way to travel from Bukit Mertajam to Parit Buntar with a choice of either the cheap KTM Komuter Utara (Northern Commuter) train or the more comfortable ETS services.
(Jadual Keretapi Komuter KTM ke Parit Buntar dari Bukit Mertajam)
The KTM Komuter train is usually the best choice for most people as there are really cheap and there are fairly regular departures from BM.
The duration of the train journey by KTM Komuter to Parit Buntar from Bukit Mertajam is only 20 minutes.
To see the latest full schedule for the KTM Komuter train from BM to Parit Buntar, click on the timetable link below:
KTM Komuter trains from Bukit Mertajam stop at the following stations on the route to Parit Buntar:
The only disadvantage of taking a Komuter train is that seating is on a first-come, first-served basis so you may have to stand for part or all of the journey.
(Jadual ETS Bukit Mertajam ke Parit Buntar)
ETS trains also run between these two stations on the route from Butterworth.
ETS trains are faster taking only 16 minutes to get to Parit Buntar and each ticket comes with a reserved seat number.
To see the latest ETS train schedule to Parit Buntar, click on the timetable link below:
(Tambang / Harga Tiket KTM Bukit Mertajam ke Parit Buntar)
The KTM Komuter train fare to Parit Buntar from BM is 2.90 MYR.
If you go by ETS train, tickets are much more expensive costing between 12 - 14 MYR.
Tickets for the cheap KTM Komuter train are sold on the day of departure from the ticket counter at Bukit Mertajam railway station.
Booking ETS tickets is a lot more hassle as these trains can sometimes be fully booked during busy periods of the year.
If you want to guarantee a seat the best option is to book online >