Now the KL to Gemas double electric track is complete, a new ETS high-speed Electric Train Service from Gemas in the state of Negeri Sembilan to Butterworth in the state of Penang, has started operating from October 2015.
(Jadual ETS Gemas ke Butterworth)
KTM Gemas to Butterworth Penang Sentral Schedule:
You can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2023 here >
To view the timetable in the other direction from Butterworth to Gemas click here >
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
|Train Number||Departs Gemas||Arrives Butterworth||Book Online|
|EG 9322||15:20||22:22||Book Tickets|
To view the latest ETS fares to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) click here >
Train numbers starting with EG are ETS Gold Services.
Train numbers starting with EP are ETS Platinum Services.
Train numbers marked with an * are the newer ETS2 trains that include a Business Class coach.
To see the full timetables for ETS services to the north from Gemas, click on the timetable link below:
From May 2016, to travel from the south (ie JB Sentral Johor Bahru and Singapore) to Gemas you will have to take a Shuttle Train.
So, if you want to travel from Johor Bahru to Butterworth by train, you will now have to take two trains: one Shuttle Train to Gemas or Tampin, then the ETS Train from Tampin or Gemas to Butterworth.
For the timetable from JB Sentral to Gemas / Tampin click here >
Gemas Railway Station is also the junction station of the Weast Coast Line and the Jungle Line.
For the latest ETS fares (tambang) to KTM Butterworth station click here >
Advance tickets can be bought from any mainline KTMB Train Station ticket counters or you can book online via the KTM official website or through online booking agents.
Advance tickets go on sale for varying periods throughout the year - sometimes you can buy tickets just a few weeks in advance, sometime a few months in advance - it all depends on when KTM release tickets for sale and if there is an upcoming timetable change.
Visit our ETS ticket booking page for more information or to book online now >
If you are using an ETS service to get to one of Malaysia's main tourist destinations, George Town on Penang Island, you will not have too far to go once you arrive in Butterworth station (Penang Sentral).
The station is located just a few minutes walk away from the ferry terminal that takes you on the short trip over to George Town.
Boats take around 15 minutes to get to George Town and depart throughout the day and evening.
For more details, see the following pages on or site:
Visit our Butterworth Railway Station page here >
To visit our Butterworth to Penang Ferry page click here >
For our top places to stay in George Town Penang click here >
Electric Train Service in Malaysia main page >
Butterworth Trains main page >
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