ETS Ipoh to KL Sentral Timetable 2020 (Jadual) KTM Train

The quickest way to travel from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur is to take one of the ETS Ipoh to KL Sentral trains.

All of KTMB's Electric Train Services (ETS for short) heading south either originate or stop in Ipoh on their way to the capital.

There is a dedicated Ipoh to KLS ETS route with Silver and Gold services, as well as long-distance Gold and Platinum services to get you from Ipoh to KL.

Schedule for ETS Trains from Ipoh to KL Sentral

(Jadual ETS dari Ipoh ke KL Sentral)


New ETS Timetable valid from the 26th June 2020.

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

Movement Control Order (MCO / CMCO / RMCO) - (PKP / PKPB / PKPP) 2020

KTM are operating a reduced ETS train schedule during this period.

New RMCO ETS Timetables (Jadual / 时间表) from the 2020-06-26 (26th June 2020)

Latest new ETS Train timetable (jadual perjalanan) valid for 2020:

To see the timetable in the opposite direction from KL to Ipoh click here >

The timetable below shows the ETS schedule in operation before the MCO period.

To see the latest new ETS schedules published by KTMB during the RMCO click here >

Train Number Departs Ipoh Arrives KL Sentral Operating Days
ES 9051 05:00 07:45 All
EG 9023 06:00 08:40 All
EG 9121 06:57 09:34 All
EP 9103 07:47 10:26 All
EG 9025 08:20 11:01 All
EG 9321 09:12 11:54 All
EG 9221 10:10 12:55 All
EG 9027 12:00 14:40 All
EP 9201 12:38 15:13 All
EG 9029 14:28 17:09 All
*EP 9173 14:52 17:30 All
EG 9031 16:05 18:45 All
EP 9203 16:43 19:20 All
EP 9201 17:42 20:17 All
EG 9035 18:12 20:52 All
*EP 9275 18:38 21:26 All
EG 9425 19:09 21:49 All
EG 9037 19:34 22:14 All
EP 9205 19:49 22:30 All
EG 9123 20.15 22:59 All
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Timetable notes:

Train number marked with a * are the newer ETS2 trains that operate with a Business Class carriage.

Train numbers beginning with an EP are ETS Platinum Services.

Train numbers beginning with an EG are ETS Gold Services.

Train numbers beginning with an ES are ETS Silver Services.

Train number beginning with "90" are services on the dedicated Ipoh to KL Sentral route and you will find these the easiest trains to get tickets for.

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

All other trains are long-distance services from either Padang Besar or Butterworth and KTM tend to hold back sales for these trains for passengers travelling on a longer journey than the relatively short Ipoh to KL route.

If you want to see the full ETS train timetable for the long-distance services click here >

Although the train is the fastest way to get from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur, it is not the cheapest.

If you take a bus you can save yourselves a few Ringgit, but it can take considerably longer (depending on traffic).

To find bus times and fares from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur click here >

KTM Ipoh to KL ETS Train Ticket Prices / Fares

(Tambang / Harga Tiket KTM Ipoh ke KL Sentral)

The very infrequent Silver trains (ES) are the cheapest, followed by the much more frequent Gold trains (EG), then Platinum (EP).

For the latest ETS train fares from Ipoh to KL Sentral click here >

Buying Tickets for ETS Ipoh to KL Sentral Trains

(Beli Tiket ETS Ipoh ke KL Sentral)

Although there are frequent departures to KLS from Ipoh, you should always book tickets in advance to make sure you can get a seat.

You can buy your advance tickets in person from the ticketing counter at Ipoh railway station (or any other ETS station).

To save yourselves time, you can also book tickets online direct from the KTMB website or through an online agent.

For booking ETS tickets online in Malaysia click here >

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