Travel by the fast KTM train on the ETS Ipoh to Parit Buntar route with most of the Electric Train Services stopping at P. Buntar on their journey north to Butterworth or Padang Besar.
Taking the train from Ipoh is much more convenient than taking a bus as it saves you having to travel out to Amanjaya Bus Terminal (10 km away from the Old Town).
Ipoh Railway Station is located on the edge of the Old Town and an easy walk from the many hotels around this popular tourist area of the city.
New ETS Timetable valid from the 1st of December 2019 into 2020.
Latest new ETS schedule valid from the 11th of October 2019:
|Train Number||Departs Ipoh||Arrives P. Buntar||Operating Days|
* EP 9274 operates with a new Business Class carriage.
EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.
EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.
For alternative ways to travel from Ipoh to Parit Buntar:
Train ticket prices from Ipoh to Parit Buntar cost:
ETS Gold Service:
Adult 27 MYR - Child 18 MYR
ETS Platinum Service:
Adult 35 MYR - Child 22 MYR
Whenever you travel on any ETS train in Malaysia, you should book your tickets in advance as trains can often be fully booked during busy periods.
To book your tickets from Ipoh, you can:
Visit Ipoh Train Station and book your tickets from the ticket counter.
You will have to take a number, then wait to be called to the counter (during busy times you may have quite a long wait to be served).
If you use the KTM booking site you will pay the same price as from the station.
If you use an agent, you will have to pay a small booking fee.