ETS Alor Setar to Padang Besar KTM Train Schedule (Jadual)

One option to get to the Malaysia - Thailand border is to take an ETS Alor Setar to Padang Besar train operated by KTM Berhad.

The duration of the journey from Alor Setar to the Thai border takes around 35 to 40 minutes by Electric Train Service (ETS).

To see the full ETS timetable for all trains on this route, click on the following link:

An alternative and much cheaper option to get to Padang Besar from Alor Setar is to take a more frequent KTM Komuter Utara train service.

These trains are only slightly slower over this short distance taking 43 minutes.

The main difference is that you may have to stand for part of the journey as unlike ETS trains where you have a reserved seat, KTM Komuter trains seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

To see the latest KTM Komuter timetable for this route, click on the following link:

How far is it to Padang Besar from Alor Setar?

The distance from Alor Setar to Padang Besar (jarak Alor Setar ke Padang Besar) is approximately 78 km by road / car, slightly shorter if using the more direct train route.

ETS Alor Setar to Padang Besar Schedule

(Jadual ETS Alor Setar ke Padang Besar)

To see the timetable in the opposite direction from Pdg. Besar to Alor Setar click here  >

KTM Alor Setar to Padang Besar ETS train schedule:

You can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2023 - 2024 here >

Current ETS train timetable:

Train Number Departs Alor Setar Arrives Padang Besar Book Online
*EP 9272 12:02 12:41 Book Tickets
*EP 9274 14:44 15:23 Book Tickets
EG 9420 15:51 16:33 Book Tickets
*EP 9276 23:25 00:04 Book Tickets
*EP 9278 03:39 04:18 Book Tickets

* This service operates with the new ETS2 trains and has a Business Class carriage.

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum services.

If you want to check departure times at the KTMB official website click here >

If you want to travel from Padang Besar to Hatyai in Thailand by train you can connect to the:

Padang Besar to Hatyai Shuttle train >

There is also an overnight sleeper train service to Bangkok >

Or you can walk over the nearby road border and take a bus or minivan to Hatyai Bus Terminal.

Train Fare to Padang Besar from Alor Setar

(Tambang / Harga Tiket KTM Alor Setar ke Padang Besar)

To see the latest ETS fares from Alor Setar click here >

To see the KTM Komuter train fares click here >

Booking Train Tickets to Padang Besar

If you decide to take an ETS train, you should reserve your ticket in advance to guarantee you can get a seat on any particular train.

To buy ETS tickets in advance you can go to any ETS railway station ticket counter in Malaysia.

Or you can book online >

For the KTM Komuter train services, you just turn up at Alor Setar Train Station and buy a ticket for the next departure.

For information about Padang Besar Railway Station click here >

Related pages:

KTM Alor Setar trains main page >

KTM Padang Besar trains main page >

Alor Setar to Arau >

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