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 hours 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.
New ETS Timetable valid from the 3rd of June 2018.
New Kuala Lumpur to Taiping ETS Schedule from the 3rd of June 2018:
|Train Number||Departs KL Sentral||Arrives Taiping||Operating Days|
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 minutes after the times shown in the timetable above.
Seats on the Gold services on this route cost :
47 MYR for Adults - 28 MYR for Children
Fares on the Platinum services cost :
62 MYR for Adults - 35 MYR for Children
You can book seats on any of the trains from any ticket counter at any KTMB mainline station up to 60 days in advance.
Making a reservation is always advisable as trains in Malaysia can often run full, especially during the school and public holidays, but also at times when the many religious festivals that are held around the year.
An easy way to book your seats is to book your tickets online.
There is usually a small added admin fee for doing this, but if you use one of the online agents, you can often buy your tickets at a discount. Plus, you don't have to waste your time and money travelling out to a station.
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