ETS Arau to Padang Besar KTM Train Schedule (Jadual) Price (Harga)

The ETS Arau to Padang Besar train service operated by Malaysia Railways (KTM Berhad) is one option for getting to the border with Thailand.

The duration of the train journey by ETS to Padang Besar from Arau is only around 17 minutes, however, there is a much cheaper way to get to the Thai border if you use the KTM Komuter train.

KTM Arau to Padang Besar Train Timetable

(Jadual Waktu Keretapi KTM Arau ke Padang Besar)

To see the full ETS timetable for all trains on the Arau to Padang Besar route (laluan), click on the following link:


The cheaper KTM Komuter train service to Padang Besar is more frequent and only slightly longer at 19 minutes.

To see the latest KTM Komuter train schedule to Padang Besar click on the following timetable link:

For this short journey, we would recommend you take the Komuter train as it is much cheaper (see prices below), more regular and there is no need to book your tickets in advance.

ETS Arau to Padang Besar Schedule

(Jadual ETS Arau ke Padang Besar)


Movement Control Order (MCO / CMCO / RMCO) - (PKP / PKPB / PKPP) 2021

KTM has a new temporary ETS service from the 1st of January 2021 (2021-01-01).

Temporary ETS Timetables (Jadual / 时间表) for January (Januari) / February (Februari) / March (Mac) 2021



To see the timetable in the opposite direction from KTM Padang Besar to KTM Arau click here  >

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 Padang Besar Operating Days
EG 9222 12:28 12:45 All
*EP 9274 14:28 14:45 All
EP 9202 14:58 15:15 All
EG 9420 15:58 16:15 All
EP 9204 23:35 23:52 All
EG 9226 04:05 04:22 All

* This service operates with the newer ETS2 train and includes a Business Class carriage.

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum services.


At Padang Besar station, all trains heading north are operated by the State Railways of Thailand (SRT).

You can connect to SRT trains from:

Padang Besar to Hatyai Junction >

Or you can take the:

Overnight long-distance sleeper train to Bangkok >

Other options for travelling from Padang Besar station involve leaving the station by the elevated footbridge (located upstairs near the cafe and KTM ticket office) and crossing over the main road land border.

Once inside Thailand you can connect to a local bus or minivan service from Padang Besar to Hat Yai.

KTM Train Fare from Arau to Padang Besar

(Tambang / Harga Tiket KTM dari Arau ke Padang Besar)

Tickets on the ETS train from Arau to Padang Besar will cost you between 12 and 16 MYR (the price depends on what type of train you take (Gold or Platinum) and due to KTM's Flexi Fare system, when you travel and how far in advance you book.

Tickets on the much cheaper KTM Komuter train from Arau to Padang Besar cost 3.20 MYR.

To see all the KTM Komuter Utara train fares click here >

To see all ETS train fares from Arau click here >


Departure times and fares are published for planning purposes only and may change without notice.

If you want to check for any changes, click here to visit the KTMB official website >


Related pages:

KTM Arau trains main page >

KTM Padang Besar trains main page >

For information about Padang Besar Railway Station click here >

For information about Arau Railway Station click here >

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