Taking the ETS Arau to Batu Gajah train service is the quickest way to travel to this town in Perak state, with all southbound trains stopping off here.
These fast, long-distance Electric Train Service are operated by Malaysia Railways Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB /
KTM) and the duration of the journey by train to Batu Gajah from Arau is a little under three hours for the quickest services.
(Jadual Keretapi ETS dari KTM Arau ke Batu Gajah)
KTM Arau to KTM Batu Gajah ETS train timetable:
Please note: Due to Covid 19, KTMB is currently operating a reduced schedule - you can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2022 here >
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
|Train Number||Departs Arau||Arrives Batu Gajah||Book Online|
|*EP 9273||07:47||10:45||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9275||09:52||12:50||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9277||13:57||16:55||Book Tickets|
|EG 9425||16:07||19:10||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9279||17:02||19:58||Book Tickets|
EG numbered trains are the cheaper ETS Gold services.
EP numbered trains are the more expensive ETS Platinum services.
Trains marked with an * are operated by the newer ETS2 trains that include a Business Class carriage.
To view the full schedule for all southbound ETS trains to Batu Gajah railway station, click on the timetable link below:
(Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS Arau ke Batu Gajah)
As KTM now use a Flexi Fare system for ticket sales, the price of a train ticket to Batu Gajah will vary depending on:
How far you book in advance (tickets are cheaper if you book well in advance and more expensive if you wait until just a few days before departure).
When you are travelling ("Peak" or "Off-Peak" times of the day, day of the week or period of the year).
(Beli Tiket Keretapi)
We always recommend passengers to book their tickets as far in advance as possible as it is usually cheaper and as seat numbers are limited, ETS trains can often be fully booked during busy holiday periods and weekends.
Booking ETS train tickets in Malaysia is easy to do.
You can buy advance tickets from any ETS railway station ticket counter.
For information about the Arau railway station in the royal town of Perlis and how to get there from the jetty in Kuala Perlis (for boats from Langkawi Island), click on the picture link below: