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.
Many people use these trains to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, as Alor Setar is close by the ferry port of Kuala Kedah, where regular ferries cross over to the island during the daylight hoiurs.
New ETS Timetable valid from 18th December 2017 into 2018.
New Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Alor Setar ETS Schedule valid from 18th December 2017 :
|Train Number||Departs KL Sentral||Arrives Alor Setar||Operating Days|
EG numbered trains are ETS Gold services.
EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum services.
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 >>>
Fares vary depending on which type of train 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
As this is a very popular route, you should 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 seats online.
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.
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.
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