The ETS Kampar to Alor Setar train is the quickest way to travel to the state capital of Kedah and one of the ways you can travel from Kampar to Langkawi Island by train as Alor Setar railway station is the closest train station to the ferry port of Kuala Kedah where you can take regular boats over to Kuah on the island (the other option is to take a train from Kampar to Arau from where you can connect to the ferry port at Kuala Perlis).
These modern, fast Electric Train Services (ETS) are operated by Malaysian Railways Keretapi Tanah Melayu
Berhad (KTMB / KTM) and the duration of the journey from Kampar to Alor Setar is approximately two hours and three quarters on the quickest Platinum services.
(Jadual KTM ETS Kampar ke Alor Setar)
KTM Kampar to Alor Setar ETS schedule train timetable:
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):
|Train Number||Departs Kampar||Arrives Alor Setar||Book Online|
|*EP 9272||09:15||12:02||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9274||11:57||14:44||Book Tickets|
|EG 9420||12:55||15:51||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9276||20:38||23:25||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9278||00:52||03:39||Book Tickets|
Train numbers marked with an * operate with the newer ETS2 trains which include a Business Class carriage.
To view the full ETS train schedule to Alor Setar for all northbound services, click on the timetable link below:
(Harga Tiket KTM ETS Kampar ke Alor Setar)
KTM now use a Flexi Fare system for pricing ETS train tickets, so the fare you pay will vary depending on how far in advance you book your seats and if you are travelling during a "Peak" or "Off-Peak" time of the day, day of the week or period of the year.
(Beli Tiket Keretapi KTM dari Kampar ke Alor Setar)
You need to reserve a seat when you travel by ETS train in Malaysia, and as seat numbers are limited for each journey, it is always best to book your tickets as far in advance as possible.
To book advance ETS train tickets you can:
Go to any ticket counter at any ETS railway station within Malaysia.
(Alor Setar ke Pulau Langkawi)
If you want to travel from Kampar to Pulau Langkawi by train, once you arrive at Alor Setar railway station, you need to take a taxi from the station to the ferry terminal at Kuala Kedah Jetty.
If you are on a budget, there is a cheaper alternative of taking a local bus from the centre of the city to the jetty.
For more information about the railway station and how to get to the ferry, click on the picture link below:
For departure times and fares for the boat from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi, click on the picture link below: