Travel on the ETS KL Sentral Sungai Petani high-speed Electric Train Service is quick and convenient with a number of departures a day in either direction.
With all Intercity Express Trains now cancelled on this route, the ETS Train is now the only way to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani by train (and vice versa).
New ETS Timetable valid from the 11th of October 2019.
New KL to Sg. Petani ETS Schedule from the 16th of July 2019:
|Train Number||Departs KL Sentral||Arrives Sg. Petani||Ticket Prices|
|EG 9222||07:12||11:50||Fares >|
|*EP 9274||08:30||13:05||Fares >|
|EP 9202||09:55||14:20||Fares >|
|EG 9420||10:23||15:02||Fares >|
|EP 9204||18:34||23:02||Fares >|
|EG 9224||22:50||03:25||Fares >|
* EP 9274 is a new service that will start running from the 11th of October 2019 and will now include a new Business Class coach.
All trains operate daily.
For the full timetable and seating plan for these fast ETS services, click on the relevant train number:
EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.
EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services with fewer stops along the route.
Trains from Kuala Lumpur to Sungai Petani travel directly along the North - South railway line and stop at varying amounts of stations depending on which type of train you choose.
For alternative travel from Kuala Lumpur to Sg. Petani by bus:
Tickets on the ETS Train from Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Sg. Petani vary depending on which type of servive you choose:
Advance booking for these trains is highly recommended as trains can often run full during busy times of the year.
Train Tickets usually go on sale from a couple of weeks to a few months in advance (depending on any timetable changes that KTM are planning) and can be purchased from any ticket counter at any KTMB main railway station.
If you can't make it to the station or just want to save yourselves the time and expensive of travelling there just to buy your tickets:
You can easily book your tickets online, either directly from the KTMB website, or for an easier / quicker booking, you can use an online ticketing agent.