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.

ETS Ipoh to Butterworth Train Timetable


New ETS Timetable valid from the 11th of October 2019.

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

New Ipoh to Butterworth ETS Timetable effective from the 16th of July 2019 (Jadual Perjalanan ETS Terbaru):

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

Train Number Departs Ipoh Arrives Butterworth Operating Days
EG 9120 10:48 12:31 All
EP 9102 13:50 15:33 All
EP 9104 16:09 17:52 All
EG 9322 20:19 22:03 All
EP 9106 23:02 00:45 All
EG 9122 01:07 02:50 All

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

All trains on this route depart daily.

The train from Ipoh to Butterworth has a number of stops along the route.

If you wish to see the full ETS timetable click here >

Fares for the ETS Train from Ipoh to Penang - Butterworth

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 >

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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

Ipoh Trains main page

Butterworth Trains main page

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KTM Train Schedule main page >

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