ETS Ipoh to Arau Train Schedule (Jadual KTM) 2018

A popular way to travel to Langkawi from Ipoh is to take the ETS Ipoh to Arau train, then transfer from Arau Railway Station to Kuala Perlis Jetty, where you can take a fast, regular ferry boat over to Kuah on the island.

ETS Schedule from Ipoh to Arau (Jadual ETS Ipoh ke Arau)


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New ETS Timetable valid from the 3rd of June 2018.

To see the full new ETS schedule for all northbound trains click here >>>


New KTM ETS timetable from the 3rd of June 2018:

To view the timetable in the other direction from Arau to Ipoh click here >

Train Number Departs Ipoh Arrives Arau Operating Days
EG 9222 09:39 12:25 All
EG 9420 12:48 15:35 All
EP 9202 13:28 16:09 All
EP 9204 20:31 23:12 All
EG 9224 02:09 04:55 All

All services operate daily.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum services, with fewer stops, but a more expensive price.

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold services with more frequent stoops, so they are the cheaper of the two options.

To see the full ETS timetable for this route click here >


For information about Ipoh Railway station click here >

For information about Arau Railway Station click here >

Ipoh to Arau ETS Ticket Prices / Fares (harga tiket)

All ETS trains in Malaysia are the same class, so the price difference in tickets is only for the different types of service - Gold or Platinum.

The cheaper Gold ETS train to Arau cost:

Adult Fare : 46 MYR - Child Fare : 27 MYR

Platinum ETS trains to Arau cost:

Adult Fare : 61 MYR - Child Fare : 35 MYR

For all ETS fares to/from Arau click here >

For all ETS fares to/from Ipoh click here >

Booking Tickets on the ETS Ipoh to Arau Trains

If you want to travel on any of these services you will have to reserve a seat and you should always book your tickets in advance for any ETS service in Malaysia, as tickets can sell out weeks in advance.

Booking tickets is easily done:

You can either visit any mainline KTM railway station ticket counter, or book tickets online directly from the KTM website, or by using an online train ticket agent.

To book your seats online now click here >

Arau Railway Station to Kuala Perlis Jetty for Boats to Langkawi

Once you arrive at Arau station, if you are planning to travel on to Langkawi island, the easiest option is to take a taxi from the station to the jetty (18 km - costing around 26 MYR).

If you are on a budget, the best option is to find someone to share a taxi with.

You can travel by bus from Arau station to Kuala Perlis Jetty, but it will require two bus journeys and departures are not that frequent.

One bus from the Arau station to Kangar bus terminal, then another to the jetty.

For timetables and fares for these buses click here >

For timetables and fares for the ferry from K. Perlis to Langkawi click here >


KTM Ipoh trains page >

KTM Arau trains page >

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