KTM ETS Ipoh to Butterworth Penang
Schedule and Fares

The ETS Ipoh to Butterworth high-speed electric train offers a quick way to travel from Ipoh to Penang Island (George Town) with a number of departures every day.

Travelling from Ipoh to Butterworth by the new fast ETS Train takes less than two hours and is the best way to travel from Ipoh to Penang, with the ferry over to George Town just a few minutes walk away from Butterworth Railway Station.

Please note: From the 16th of September 2023 you can travel on the KTM Komuter Utara (northern commuter train) between Ipoh and Butterworth.

ETS Ipoh to Butterworth Train Timetable

(Jadual Waktu Keretapi ETS Ipoh ke Butterworth)

If you want to travel by ETS train in the other direction from Butterworth to Ipoh click here >

KTM Ipoh to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) ETS train timetable (Jadual Perjalanan ETS Terbaru):

You can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2024 here >

Current KTM Ipoh to Butterworth train timetable:

Train Number Departs Ipoh Arrives Butterworth Book Online
*EP 9172 10:32 12:15 Book Tickets
*EP 9174 13:37 15:23 Book Tickets
*EP 9176 16:06 17:49 Book Tickets
*EP 9178 18:24 20:07 Book Tickets
EG 9322 20:34 22:22 Book Tickets
*EP 9180 22:39 00:22 Book Tickets

For ETS train ticket prices from Ipoh to Butterworth Penang click here >

* operates with a Business Class carriage on one of the newer ETS2 trains.

Notes for the above timetable:
(EG) = ETS Gold Service
(EP) = ETS Platinum Service

Fares for the ETS Train from Ipoh to Penang Sentral - Butterworth

Fares / Ticket Price (Tambang / Harga Tiket):

ETS Train tickets to Butterworth from Ipoh cost:

Platinum: Adult: 42 MYR - Child 25 MYR

Gold: Adult: 33 MYR - Child 21 MYR

For more ETS ticket prices on this route, please see our:

Ipoh ETS Fares page here >

If you would like to make an advance booking for any of these trains, you can:

Arriving at Butterworth Railway Station

Once you reach Butterworth Station, if you are heading over to George Town on the island of Penang, the ferry terminal is just a few minutes walk away.

The ferry trip over to George Town Jetty takes just 15 minutes and ferries depart every 15 -20 minutes during the busy times of day, less frequently in the evenings.

Once you arrive on the island, you are in the old part of the city and most accommodation can easily be reached within 10 - 15 minutes walk.

Alternatively, as you leave the ferry terminal, the Jetty bus terminal is on both your left and right.

You can catch a bus to any part of the city or to other places on the island, such as the beaches at Batu Ferringhi.

If you are not travelling over to Penang island, the train station is also next to the Butterworth bus station, so you can catch a bus to anywhere in Peninsular Malaysia.

There are also a number of hotels in Butterworth if you want to spend the night there.

Related Pages:

Ipoh Railway Station information

Butterworth Railway Station information

Butterworth to Penang Ferry

ETS Train from Ipoh to KL Sentral

ETS Train from KL Sentral to Ipoh

ETS Train from Butterworth to Padang Besar

How to travel from Ipoh to Penang by bus or train

Ipoh Trains main page

Butterworth Trains main page

ETS Malaysia High-speed Trains main page >

KTM Train Schedule main page >

KTM Berhad official website >

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