To get from Penang to Batang Melaka, the quickest way to travel overland is to take the fast ETS Butterworth to Batang Melaka train service operated by Malaysia Railways (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad - known as KTMB or KTM for short).
The duration of the journey by direct train is approximately six and a half hours.
(Jadual ETS Butterworth ke Batang Melaka)
KTM Butterworth Penang Sentral to Batang Melaka ETS schedule:
Please note: Due to Covid 19, KTMB is currently operating a reduced temporary schedule - you can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2022 here >
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
|Train Number||Departs Butterworth||Arrives Batang Melaka||Book Online|
|EG 9321||07:50||14:33||Book Tickets|
This EP numbered train is an ETS Platinum Service.
To view the full timetable for this service or any other southbound ETS train, please click on the following link:
(Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS Butterworth ke Batang Melaka)
For the latest ETS train ticket prices for this route, please see our:
When you want to travel by ETS train in Malaysia, you should always book your tickets as far in advance as you can (turning up at the station on the day of travel hoping to get a ticket is not recommended).
To buy advance ETS train tickets from Butterworth you can:
Visit the KTM ticket office in Georgetown (Penang Island) located along the walkway up to the Penang to Butterworth ferry jetty.
Go to Butterworth Railway Station ticket counter.