Taking the fast ETS Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Kangsar train is the quickest way to travel from BM to the Royal Town of Perak state in Malaysia, with both ETS Gold and Platinum services operating on this route.
To see the latest Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Kangsar ETS train timetable please click on the following link:
The duration of the train journey from Bukit Mertajam to Kuala Kangsar is approximately two hours for the fastest trains.
How much you pay for your tickets depends on what type of ETS train you take.
The cheapest option are the ETS Gold trains (with train numbers starting with EG).
The more expensive option are the ETS Platinum trains (train numbers starting with EP).
From the 1st of December 2019 you also now have the choice of travelling in Standard Class or Business Class on some new ETS2 Platinum trains which are being put online from this date.
Business Class tickets offer a more comfortable trip with various perks such as wider rotatable seats with more leg room, a fold-out on-demand entertainment system, free wifi, complimentary soft drinks and a meal served by the on-board steward or stewardess.
As with all ETS train within Malaysia, you will need to reserve a seat to travel on any ETS service (there are no standing passengers allowed).
It is always advisable to make an advance booking as during weekends, public holidays, school holidays and the many religious festivals, trains can often be fully booked well in advance.
To make an advance train booking you can either:
Visit the ticket counter at any ETS station within the country and buy you tickets in person.
Or, to save a journey to the station just to buy tickets, you can book tickets online directly from the KTM website (the cheapest option) or by using an online ticketing agent.