Travel from Kuala Lumpur to Kedah on the ETS KL Sentral to Anak Bukit KTM Train is much quicker than a bus, as the new, faster Electric Train Services are now operating on this route, replacing the old slow diesel engine Intercity services.
The duration of the journey from Kuala Lumpur to Anak Bukit by train is a little over 5 hours.
New ETS Timetable valid from the 3rd of June 2018.
New KL Sentral ETS Schedule from the 3rd of June 2018 (Jadual Perjalanan ETS Terbaru):
|Station||Departs KL Sentral||Arrives Anak Bukit||Operating Days|
DNS = Does Not Stop.
Train numbers starting with EG are ETS Gold Services.
ETS Platinum Services (EP numbered trains), currently do not stop at Anak Bukit Railway Station.
If you want to take one of the Platinum trains, you can take the ETS train from KL to Alor Setar, then connect to a KTM Komuter Train for the last part of the journey to Anak Bukit.
To see the full KTM ETS schedule, see the link below:
ETS Gold Fares for this trip from Kuala Lumpur to Anak Bukit cost:
72 MYR for Adults - 40 MYR for Children.
Booking ETS train tickets in advance is highly advisable as these trains can often be full during busy travel periods (weekends / holidays).
Booking advance train tickets in Malaysia is quite easy.
You can either:
Buy tickets from any KTM ticket counter from any main line KTMB railway station in Malaysia.