KTM ETS KL Sentral to Alor Setar Train Schedule (Jadual)

See the latest ETS KL Sentral to Alor Setar train timetable and list of fares for Gold and Platinum services to the capital of Kedah state, on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia and the gateway to Langkawi Island via the nearby port of Kuala Kedah.

Many people use these trains to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi by train, as Alor Setar is close by the ferry port / jetty of Kuala Kedah, where regular high-speed boats cross over to the island during the daylight hours.

The duration of the journey from KL to Alor Setar is a little under 5 hours for the fastest services.

KL Sentral to Alor Setar ETS Train Schedule

(Jadual ETS dari KL Sentral ke Alor Setar)

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

KTM have reverted back to their temporary RMCO / PKPP ETS timetable published on the 15th of July 2020:

Temporary ETS Timetables (Jadual / 时间表) from the 15th of July

To see the train timetable in the other direction from A. Setar to KL click here >

New Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Alor Setar ETS Schedule:

Please note: KTM is currently operating a reduced temporary schedule - to see the temporary ETS timetable click here >

Train Number Departs KL Sentral Arrives Alor Setar Operating Days
EG 9222 07:05 12:05 All
*EP 9274 09:20 14:06 All
EP 9202 09:50 14:36 All
EG 9420 10:33 15:36 All
EP 9204 18:25 23:13 All
EG 9226 22:45 03:42 All

Timetable notes:

* These services are the newer ETS2 trains that now includes a new Business Class carriage.

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum services.

For the full schedule and/or seating plan for these trains, click on a train number in the timetable above.

Trains from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar have varying amounts of stops along the South - North railway line, with all but one train taking a direct route from the capital. The one service that does not, takes the branch line to Butterworth, thus increasing the journey time.

To see the full train timetable with all the stops click here >

For information about the KTM train station in Alor Setar, click on the picture link below:

ETS KL Sentral to Alor Setar Ticket Prices / Fares

(Harga Tiket ETS KL Sentral ke Alor Setar)

Train fares (tambang) from KL to Alor Setar vary depending on which type of ETS service you take:

ETS Gold Services (EG numbered trains) are the cheapest and cost:

Adult fare: 70 MYR

Child fare: 39 MYR

Platinum Services (EP numbered trains) are slightly quicker, but more expensive. Tickets cost:

Adult: 93 MYR

Child: 51 MYR

Please note: With KTM's Flexi Fare system, the prices shown above will vary as train tickets will now cost more if you leave your booking to a few days before departure and cost less if you book well in advance.

There are also "Peak" and "Off-Peak" travel periods throughout the year, at the weekends at at certain times of day - all changing the price you pay!

For more information about the KTM Flexi Fares click here >

Buying KTM ETS Train Tickets to Alor Setar from KL Sentral

(Beli Tiket KTM ETS dari KL Sentral ke Alor Setar)

As this is a very popular route, you should always make an advance booking for the above trains as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

You can buy your advance train tickets from any KTMB railway station or you can book your seats online for the same price as the station ticket counters.

The length of time you can make advance bookings is always changing (sometimes its a couple of months - sometimes just a few weeks), so to save yourselves a wasted journey to the station, it is much more convenient to book your seats online.

To check / book tickets online now click here >

Alor Setar to Langkawi Ferry Terminal

(Alor Setar ke Jeti Langkawi Feri)

Many people travel to Alor Setar by train to reach the ferry terminal in the nearby port of Kaula Kedah.

If you want to go to Langkawi Island from Alor Setar Railway Station, you can get a taxi or take a cheap local bus from the city centre, which drops you off just in front of the ferry terminal building in Kuala Kedah.

For more details on this bus from Alor Setar to Kuala Kedah click here >

For ferry times and ticket prices from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi click on the picture link below:

Related Pages:

How to travel from KL to Langkawi >

ETS train to Kedah main page >

KL Sentral ETS Trains main page >

Alor Setar ETS Trains main page >

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