If you want to travel from Batang Melaka to Penang, the quickest way to get there overland is to take the ETS Batang Melaka to Butterworth fast train operated by Malaysian Railways - Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB or KTM for short).
(Jadual ETS Batang Melaka ke Butterworth)
New KTM ETS train schedule:
Please note: Due to Covid 19, KTM is currently operating a reduced temporary schedule - to see the temporary ETS timetable click here >
|Train No||Departs Batang Melaka||Arrives Butterworth||Operating Days|
This EP numbered train is an ETS Platinum Service.
To see the full ETS train timetable for all northbound services, please see the following link:
(Haraga Tiket ETS Batang Melaka ke Butterworth)
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When travelling by ETS train services in Malaysia you will need to reserve a seat (there are no standing passengers allowed).
To make sure you can get a seat, you should always book your tickets as far in advance as you can.
To book advance ETS train tickets you can:
Go to any ETS railway station ticket counter in Malaysia.
If you plan to stay on Penang Island (Georgetown), Butterworth Railway Station is located a short 5 minute walk away from the ferry that takes you over to the island
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