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.
KTM KL to Anak Bukit ETS train timetable.
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
|Train Number||Departs KL Sentral||Arrives Anak Bukit||Book Online|
|EG 9420||10:45||15:57||Book Tickets|
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.