ETS Batu Gajah to Butterworth
KTM Train Schedule (Jadual) & Ticket Price

If you want to travel to Penang Island, taking the ETS Batu Gajah to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) train service is by far the best way to travel for speed and convenience with both ETS Gold and Platinum trains on this route to choose from.

Once you arrive at the Butterworth KTM Railway Station, if you want to travel over to Georgetown on Penang Island, you have to take the short walk over to the Penang Sentral Terminal building where you can take a short boat ride over to Georgetown.

For information on Butterworth station, click on the picture link below:

ETS Batu Gajah to Butterworth Train Timetable

(Jadual ETS Batu Gajah ke Butterworth)

These fast, modern, comfortable trains are operated by Malaysian Railways (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad known as KTM or KTMB for short).

The duration of the journey by KTM train from Batu Gajah to Penang Sentral Butterworth takes a little under two hours (much faster than travelling by bus) to cover the roughly 170 km distance (jarak).


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New ETS Timetable valid from the 29th of July 2020.

To see the full new ETS schedule for all northbound trains click here >

Movement Control Order (MCO / CMCO / RMCO) - (PKP / PKPB / PKPP) 2020

KTM is now operating a full ETS train schedule from the 29th of July 2020.

New ETS Timetables (Jadual / 时间表) from the 29th of July



To see the KTM train timetable in the other direction from Butterworth to Batu Gajah click here >

New ETS Timetable from the 29th July 2020:

Train No Departs Batu Gajah Arrives Butterworth Operating Days
*EP 9172 10:24 12:21 All
EP 9104 13:19 15:16 All
EP 9106 15:43 17:40 All
*EP 9372 19:46 21:42 All
EG 9126 22:17 00:15 All
EG 9128 00:33 02:30 All

For ETS train prices/fares from Batu Gajah to Butterworth Penang click here >

Notes for the above timetable:

Train numbers starting with an EG are the cheaper ETS Gold Services.

Train numbers starting with an EP are the more expensive ETS Platinum Services.

Trains numbers with a * next to them are the newer ETS2 trains that have a Business Class carriage.



ETS Train Ticket Price from Batu Gajah to Penang Sentral, Butterworth

 (Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS dari Batu Gajah ke Penang Sentral, Butterworth)

For the latest train fares and information on the KTM Flexi Fares, please see our:

Butterworth ETS ticket prices page here >

Buying ETS Train Tickets to Butterworth from Batu Gajah

(Beli Tiket ETS dari Batu Gajah ke Butterworth)

If you would like to travel on any ETS train in Malaysia you have to have a reserved seat to board the train and with the limited number of seats, it is always best to book in advance as trains can often be full during busy periods of the year (it is also cheaper if you book your tickets far in advance using the KTM Flexi Fare system).

To book your ETS tickets you can:

Go to any KTM ETS railway station ticket counter.

Or you can book seats/tickets online direct from the KTMB website >

Arriving at Butterworth Railway Station

Butterworth Railway Station is located just a couple of minutes walk away from the modern Penang Sentral Terminal transport hub where you can connect to local and long-distance buses or take the ferry over to Penang Island (Pulau Pinang)

For more information on the ferry over to Georgetown, click on the picture link below:


Related Pages:


Find the best places to stay in Georgetown on Penang Island >

Butterworth KTM Komuter and ETS trains main page >

Batu Gajah KTM trains main page >


KTM Train Timetables main page >

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