The ETS Arau to Gemas train takes you to the end of the line for the Electric Train Service in Peninsular Malaysia.
If you want to travel further south (to Johor state or Singapore), you will have to change trains at Gemas railway station and take a Shuttle service that runs between Gemas and JB Sentral.
The duration of the journey by ETS train from Arau to Gemas is approximately seven hours and 45 minutes.
(Jadual ETS Arau ke Gemas)
KTM Arau to Gemas ETS train timetable:
Please note: Due to Covid 19, KTM is currently operating a reduced temporary schedule - to see the temporary ETS timetable click here >
|Train Number||Departs Arau||Arrives Gemas||Operating Days|
EG numbered trains are ETS Gold services.
EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum services.
(Harga Tiket / Tambang ETS Arau ke Gemas)
The basic fare for this Gold service to Gemas from Arau is 96 MYR.
However, due to KTM's Flexi Fare rules, this price will vary depending on when you book and what day you travel on (tickets are cheaper if you book far in advance and travel on a weekday).
For more information about Flexi Fares and to see all ETS ticket prices from KTM Arau:
(Beli Tiket ETS dari Arau ke Gemas)
If you want to travel on these long-distance trains you should always book your tickets in advance as trains can often be full during busy times of the year.
To buy advance KTM ETS train tickets you can either:
Go to any ETS ticket counter at any mainline ETS railway station in Malaysia.
For information on the KTM Arau train station, click on the picture link below:
If you are travelling from Langkawi to Gemas, you can take the ferry to the jetty at Kuala Perlis, then to get to KTM Arau station you can either take a taxi or a cheap bus via the nearby town of Kangar.