Travel by KTM train on the ETS Arau to Ipoh services that take you to Perak state quickly and efficiently, taking around two hours 40 - 50 minutes to make the journey.
These new high-speed Electric Train Services have now totally replaced the older diesel Intercity Express Trains that used to operate on this route.
New ETS Timetable valid from the 11th of October 2019.
To see the full new ETS schedule for southbound trains click here >
New KTM Arau to Ipoh ETS timetable for departures from the 16th of July 2019:
|Train Number||Departs Arau||Arrives Ipoh||Operating Days|
Train numbers starting with EP are ETS Platinum services and have slightly fewer stops on route.
Train numbers starting with EG are ETS Gold services that stop more often but are cheaper.
The prices for seats on these trains varies depending on what type of train you decide to take.
All ETS Trains have only one class of train carriage / coach, so there are no first or second class carriages.
Seats on the ETS Platinum services cost:
Adult Fare: 61 MYR - Child Fare: 35 MYR
Seats on the ETS Gold services cost:
Adult Fare: 46 MYR - Child Fare: 27 MYR
To find a great place to stay in Ipoh town, visit our top places to stay in Ipoh page for a selection of the best accommodation in the city, from budget to luxury hotels.
We would highly recommend that you book your seats as far in advance as possible for these services, as trains on this route can often be full during school holidays, weekends or during one of the numerous religious events that take place in Malaysia.
Booking train tickets in Malaysia is relatively easy.
You can buy tickets from any mainline KTMB railway station ticket counter within Peninsular Malaysia.
Or, to save you the time and expense or visiting the station, you can easily book tickets online (usually for the same price you would pay at the ticket counter).