Travel from Kuala Lumpur to Taiping in Perak, on the new fast ETS KL Sentral to Taiping train.
These Electric Train Services depart from the capital a number of times a day.
The duration of the trip is between 3 and a quarter hours, to 3 and a half hours, depending on which service you choose.
The ETS Gold Services are slightly slower than the ETS Platinum Services which only stop at the main stations along the route.
(Jadual Waktu Keretapi KTM ETS KL Sentral ke Taiping)
KTM Kuala Lumpur Sentral to Taiping ETS Schedule (ETS KL Sentral ke Taiping).
Please note: Due to Covid 19, KTMB is currently operating a reduced schedule - you can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2022 here >
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
|Train Number||Departs KL Sentral||Arrives Taiping||Book Online|
|*EP 9272||07:08||10:27||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9172||08:03||11:17||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9274||09:50||13:09||Book Tickets|
|EG 9420||10:45||14:10||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9174||11:08||14:25||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9176||13:37||16:51||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9178||15:55||19:09||Book Tickets|
|EG 9322||18:00||21:22||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9276||18:31||21:50||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9180||20:10||23:24||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9278||22:50||02:04||Book Tickets|
*Operates with the newer ETS2 trains that include a Business Class carriage.
All these services operate daily.
EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.
EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.
Trains to Taiping from KL have a varying amount of stops, with the more expensive Platinum services offering the quickest journey, with the least stops along the route.
Trains depart from Kuala Lumpur's main railway station KL Sentral.
You can however also catch these trains from the older Kuala Lumpur station.
Trains depart from the old station about 4 - 5 minutes after the times shown in the timetable above.
(Tambang / Harga Tiket KTM ETS KL ke Taiping)
The cost of tickets varies depending on your choice of train (Platinum or Gold) and with the KTM Flexi Fare system, when you book (the further in advance the cheaper) and if you are travellling during "Peak" or "Off-Peak" times of the day, week and year.
(Beli Tiket untuk Kereta ETS KL Sentral ke Taiping)
You can book seats on any of the trains from any ticket counter at any KTMB mainline station.
Advance tickets go on sale anywhere from a couple or weeks in advance, to a few months in advance.
Making a reservation is always advisable as trains in Malaysia can often operate full, especially during the school and public holidays, and also during the many religious festivals that are held at many different times of the year.
An easy way to book your seats is to book your tickets online.
If you book direct from the KTM Berhad official website, tickets usually cost the same as they do from the station ticket counter.
If you use an agent, there is usually a small added admin fee, but the booking process is much easier to use.
Another good reason to book online is you don't have to waste your time and money travelling out to a station.
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