Taking the ETS Batu Gajah to Alor Setar train is a really fast way to travel from Perak to Kedah. These modern trains operated by Malaysian Railways Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB / KTM) operate with speeds of up to 140 km/h and are a good way to travel from Batu Gajah to Langkawi Island (as the nearby ferry terminal at Kuala Kedah has regular boat services over to Kuah Jetty on the island).
(Jadual KTM ETS Batu Gajah ke Alor Setar)
New ETS Timetable valid from the 29th of July 2020.
New ETS Schedule from the 29th of July 2020:
|Train Number||Departs Batu Gajah||Arrives Alor Setar||Operating Days|
* Operates with the newer ETS2 train that includes a Business Class carriage.
To view the full ETS train schedule to Alor Setar for all KTM Berhad services, click on the timetable link below:
(Harga Tiket KTM ETS Batu Gajah ke Alor Setar)
Due to KTM now using a Flexi Fare system for pricing ETS train tickets, the price you pay will now depend on when you book (the further ahead the cheaper) and when you travel (there are various more expensive Peak times of the day, week and year and cheaper Off-Peak times).
(Beli Tiket Keretapi KTM dari Batu Gajah ke Alor Setar)
To travel by ETS train in Malaysia, you need a seat reservation and as seat numbers are limited, it is always the best advice to book as far in advance as you can.
You can book advance ETS train tickets from any ticket counter at any ETS railway station within Malaysia.
(Alor Setar ke Pulau Langkawi)
If you want to travel from Batu Gajah to Pulau Langkawi, the ferry departs from Kuala Kedah Jetty.
To get to the jetty from KTM Alor Setar station, you will have to take a taxi or walk in to the city centre and take a local bus.
For more information, click on the picture link below:
For departure times and fares for the boat from Kuala Kedah to Kuah in Langkawi, click on the picture link below:
An alternative way to get from Batu Gajah to Langkawi by train is to take an ETS train from Batu Gajah to Arau KTM station, then take the shorter ferry ride from Kuala Perlis over to Langkawi.