ETS KL Sentral to Alor Setar KTM Schedule (Jadual) Train Ticket Price (Harga Tiket)

Last updated: 7 June 2024

See the latest ETS KL Sentral to Alor Setar train timetable 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 under 5 hours for the fastest services.

KL Sentral to Alor Setar ETS Train Schedule

(Jadual ETS dari KL Sentral ke Alor Setar)

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

KTM Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Alor Setar ETS train timetable.

Full ETS timetable until 31st July 2024 >

New full ETS timetable from 1st August 2024 >

Current ETS train timetable until 31st of July 2024:

Train Number Departs KL Sentral Arrives Alor Setar Book Online
*EP 9272 07:08 12:02 Book Tickets
*EP 9274 09:50 14:44 Book Tickets
EG 9420 10:45 15:51 Book Tickets
*EP 9276 18:31 23:25 Book Tickets
*EP 9278 22:50 03:39 Book Tickets

New ETS train timetable from 1st of August 2024:

Train Number Departs KL Sentral Arrives Alor Setar Book Online
EP 9272 07:20 12:02 Book Tickets
EP 9274 09:55 14:37 Book Tickets
EG 9420 10:41 15:36 Book Tickets
EX 9206 18:00 22:14 Book Tickets
EP 9278 22:50 03:32 Book Tickets

Timetable notes:

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum services that are operated by the newer ETS2 trains that include a Business Class carriage.

EX numbered trains are the new Express services (from August 2024).

Trains from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar have varying amounts of stops along the South - North railway line, with all trains taking a direct route from the capital (no longer going via Butterworth).

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 from:

Adult fare: 68 MYR

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

Adult: 90 MYR

Express Services (EX numbered trains) have even fewer stops and cost approximately:

Adult: 100 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.

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:

All KTMB train times and fares for the ETS KL Sentral to Alor Setar, Kedah services are published for information and planning purposes only and may change without notice due to operational reasons. The check for any changes to the train schedule, you should visit the official Malaysia Railways Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad website by clicking here >

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 >

ETS KL Sentral to Arau >

ETS KL Sentral to Sungai Petani >

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