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)
To see the ETS Train Timetable from Batang Melaka to Butterworth click here >
KTM Butterworth Penang Sentral to Batang Melaka ETS schedule:
You can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2023 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.
For the latest ETS train fare from Butterworth Railway Station (Penang Sentral) click here >
For more travel options by train, there are other ways to get to Batang Melaka from Butterworth using KTM trains.
What you could do is:
1) Take a much more frequent ETS train from Butterworth to KL Sentral Railway Station in Kuala Lumpur >
2) From KL Sentral you can then take a cheap KTM Komuter (commuter) train to the end of the line at Tampin (also called Pulau Sebang) >
3) Take a short Shuttle train ride from Tampin to Batang Melaka >
To view the full timetable for this service or any other southbound ETS train, please click on the following link:
If you would like to check train departures from the official KTMB.com.my website click here >
(Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS Butterworth ke Batang Melaka)
For the latest ETS train ticket prices for this route, please see our:
Butterworth ETS train fares page here >
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.
Or you can easily book your tickets online direct from the official KTMB website >
For information on the ferry schedule and fares from Penang Island to Butterworth click here >
Malaysian ETS train schedules main page >
Butterworth Penang Trains main page >
Batang Melaka trains main page >
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