The KTMB high-speed ETS Ipoh to Alor Setar Electric Train Service is the fastest way to travel from Ipoh to Alor Setar, with a number of departures every day.
New ETS Timetable valid from the 1st of December 2019 into 2020.
Latest new ETS Schedule (jadual) valid for 2019 and into 2020:
|Train Number||Departs Ipoh||Arrives Alor Setar||Operating Days|
* EP 9274 operates with a new Business Class carriage.
Please Note : there are no longer any Intercity Express Trains on this route.
There are two types of ETS Train on this route:
ETS Gold Services cost:
Adult: 42 MYR - Child: 25 MYR
ETS Platinum Services cost:
Adult: 55 MYR - Child: 32 MYR
You should always book your ETS Train Tickets in advance.
Tickets can be purchased from any mainline stations ticket counter or much more simply, you can book your tickets online via KTMB, or for a much easier booking process, use an online agent.
If the train is full, you can also travel from Ipoh to Alor Setar by bus.
To search for bus departures and ticket prices:
If you are continuing your journey to Langkawi, you can get a taxi directly from the railway station or you can take a short walk into the centre of town and catch a very cheap local bus to the jetty at Kuala Kedah.
Ferries to Kuah on Langkawi Island leave regularly from early morning to early evening.