ETS Kuala Kangsar to Butterworth KTM Train Schedule (Jadual) & Ticket Price

Taking the fast ETS Kuala Kangsar to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) train service is the quickest way to travel from the royal town of Perak, Kuala Kangsar to Penang, with a number of both Gold and Platinum Electric Train Services heading north.

The journey time for these Malaysian Railways trains (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad known as KTM and KTMB for short) from Kuala Kangsar to Penang Sentral is around one and a quarter hours.

Once you arrive at Butterworth Railway Station, it is just a short walk (through the Penang Sentral Terminal) to the jetty where regular ferry boats make the short 15 minutes trip over to Georgetown on Penang Island.

ETS Kuala Kangsar to Butterworth Train Timetable

(Jadual ETS Kuala Kangsar ke Butterworth)


New ETS Timetable valid from the 26th of June 2020.

To see the full new ETS schedule for all northbound trains click here >

Movement Control Order (MCO / CMCO / RMCO) - (PKP / PKPB / PKPP) 2020

KTM are operating a reduced ETS train schedule during this period.

New RMCO ETS Timetables (Jadual / 时间表) from the 2020-06-26 (26th June 2020)

If you want to travel by ETS train in the other direction from Butterworth to Kuala Kangsar click here for the train schedule >

The timetable below shows the ETS schedule in operation before the MCO period.

To see the latest new ETS schedules published by KTMB during the RMCO click here >

Train No Departs Kuala Kangsar Arrives Butterworth Operating Days
*EP 9172 11:16 12:29 All
EP 9102 14:20 15:33 All
EP 9104 16:39 17:52 All
EG 9322 20:50 22:03 All
EP 9106 23:32 00:45 All
EG 9122 01:37 02:50 All

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For ETS train fares from Kuala Kangsar to Butterworth Penang click here >

Notes for the above timetable:

Train numbers starting with an EG are ETS Gold Services.

Train numbers starting with an EP are ETS Platinum Services.

Trains numbers marked with an * are the newer ETS2 trains that operate with a Business Class carriage.

ETS Train Fares from Kuala Kangsar to Penang Sentral, Butterworth

 (Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS Kuala Kangsar ke Penang Sentral, Butterworth):

For the latest train fares and information on the KTM Flexi Fares, please see our:

Butterworth ETS Train Fares page here >

Booking ETS Train Tickets to Butterworth

When travelling by ETS train in Malaysia you need a reserved seat to board the train (no standing passengers are allowed).

We would always recommend booking your seats in advance as trains can often be full during busy public and school holidays, festival days and weekends.

To book advance ETS tickets you can:

Go to a ticket counter at any KTMB ETS railway station.

Or you can book online direct from the official KTMB website >

Arriving at Butterworth Railway Station

After arriving at Butterworth ETS / Komuter Train Station, if you are planning to travel over to Georgetown on Penang island, just follow the signs to the ferry departure point via the Penang Sentral Terminal building.

The walk to the ferry jetty should take you between 5 and 10 minutes.

For departure times and fares for the ferry from Butterworth to Penang Island click here >

For the best places to stay in Georgetown Penang click here >

The Penang Sentral Terminal is also the place to go if you want to connect to either local buses or long-distance coaches.

Related Pages:

Butterworth ETS and Komuter trains main page >

Kuala Kangsar KTM trains main page >

ETS Malaysia Trains main page >

KTM Train Timetables main page >

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