To travel from Penang to Tapah quickly and safely, the ETS Butterworth to Tapah Road fast train is the best way to go.
These Electric Train Services operated by Malaysian Railways Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTM / KTMB) make the journey in approximately two hours and 20 minutes..
(Jadaul ETS Butterworth ke Tapah Road)
New ETS Timetable valid from the 29th of July 2020.
To see the full new ETS schedule for southbound trains click here >
New ETS schedule valid from 29th of July 2020:
|Train No||Departs Butterworth||Arrives Tapah Road||Operating Days|
Notes for the above timetable:
All these EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.
ETS Platinum Services do not currently stop at Tapah.
To view the full ETS train schedule for all southbound services, click on the timetable link below:
(Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS ke Tapah Road dari Butterworth Penang Sentral)
For the latest train fare from Butterworth KTM Station, please see our:
To travel by ETS train in Malaysia you need a ticket to board the train.
This ticket comes with a reserved seat number in one of the six carriages.
As seat numbers are limited and standing passengers are not allowed, we advise you to book tickets in advance to make sure you can get a seat.
To book your advance ETS tickets for departures from Butterworth you can:
1) Visit the KTM ticket office on Penang Island located along the walkway up to the ferry jetty where boats leave for Butterworth.
2) Visit the KTM Butterworth Train Station ticket counter.
For information on the ferry from Penang Island, click on the picture link below: