Taking the ETS Kajang to Alor Setar train is a good way to travel to Langkawi overland with the Kuala Kedah Jetty just a short distance from the railway station.
These fast trains are operated by Malaysian Railways Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTM / KTMB).
The ferry from Kuala Kedah to Kuah on Langkawi takes one hour and 45 minutes.
Another way to travel to Langkawi from Kajang by train is to take the train from Kajang to KTM Arau.
From here you can get to the ferry terminal at Kuala Perlis where you can take the shortest boat ride over to Langkawi (just one hour and 15 minutes).
(Jadual ETS dari Kajang ke Alor Setar)
KTM Kajang to Alor Setar ETS train schedule:
Please note: Due to Covid 19, KTMB is currently operating a reduced schedule - you can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2022 here >
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
This train is an ETS Gold service.
(Harga Tiket ETS Kajang ke Alor Setar KTM)
As KTM now use their Flexi Fare system for train bookings, the price you pay will vary depending on when you book (the further ahead the cheaper) and when you travel (Peak or Off-Peak)
(Beli Tiket Keretapi dari Kajang ke Alor Setar)
Travel by ETS train in Malaysia is on a seat only basis (no standing passengers allowed).
To reserve a seat you need to book in advance if you can as trains are often full during busy times.
Booking ETS seats is easy, you can:
Visit any ETS railway station ticket counter.
If you are heading to Langkawi Island, you can take a taxi from the station in Alor Setar or walk into the city and catch a local bus to the ferry terminal at Kuala Kedah.
For more information, click on the picture link below:
For the ferry timetable and fares from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi, click on the picture link below: