KTM Ekspres Rakyat Timetable

View the full KTM Ekspres Rakyat Timetable for rail services from Butterworth station in Penang to JB Sentral railway station in Johor Bahru, close to the border with Singapore.

From JB Sentral, you can continue your journey to Singapore by either taking one of the new Shuttle Trains or by regular buses that leave from the station into the city.

This rail service from Penang to Johor Bahru is operated by KTM Berhad (Malaysian railways) on a daily basis.

If you are looking for the Eastern Rakyat Express timetable (Jadual Ekspres Rakyat Timuran) from Tumpat to JB :
See our Jungle Railway Timetable here >>>

Train Number 1 Schedule 2015 - from Butterworth to JB Sentral

To view the timetable in the opposite direction from JB Senral click here>>>

Please Note :
From 9th May 2016, this service is cancelled.

All long distance trains south to Gemas are to now be operated by ETS Trains.

Click here for the ETS Timetable southbound >>>

Trains between Gemas and JB Sentral in Johor Bahru are now operated by Shuttle Trains.

Click here for the Gemas to JB Shuttle Timetable >>>

Station Departure time
Butterworth Penang **.**
Bukit Mertajam **.**
Parit Buntar **.**
Taiping **.**
Kuala Kangsar **.**
Ipoh **.**
Batu Gajah **.**
Kampar **.**
Tapah Road **.**
Tanjung Malim **.**
Kuala Lumpur (old station) **.**
KL Sentral - Kuala Lumpur **.**
Seremban **.**
Pulau Sebang / Tampin **.**
Gemas **.**
Segamat **.**
Labis **.**
Paloh **.**
Kluang **.**
Kulai **.**
Kempas Baru **.**
Johor Bahru (JB Sentral) **.**
Singapore Woodlands **.**

Please Note : From 1st July 2015, this service will terminate at Johor Bahru's JB Sentral Railway Station.

Trains from JB to Singapore have now been replaced by 7 "Shuttle Train Services" a day.

Click here for the times and fares >>>

Alternatively, you can continue your journey from JB, by regular bus across the border into Singapore.

Seat Classes Available :

This service consist of 2nd and 1st class seats only. All carriages are air-conditioned.

Booking Seats on the Rakyat Express :

Seats for this service can be booked up to 30 days in advance from any KTMB Intercity railway station in Malaysia or from the KTM office near the Jetty in Georgetown on Penang island.

You can also book your train tickets online here>>>

For information on seat / berth availability for today or the next six days click here>>>

If you are staying on Penang Island, the railway station in Butterworth is located just a few minutes walk away from the ferry terminal.

Boats leave from the Jetty in George Town and take around 15 minutes to cross over to the mainland at Butterworth.

For information on the ferry service from George Town to Butterworth click here>>>

For information on Butterworth Train Station click here>>>

Butterworth Trains main page>>>

JB Sentral Trains main page>>>

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