Travel on the ETS Kuala Kangsar to Ipoh train service is much quicker than travel by bus, but the train is more expensive.
The duration of the journey by train is around half an hour (to cover the roughly 40 km distance between Kuala Kangsar to Ipoh).
Please note: From the 16th of September 2023 you can travel on the KTM Komuter Utara (northern commuter train) between Kuala Kangsar and Ipoh.
(Jadual Keretapi ETS dari Kuala Kangsar ke Ipoh)
KTM Kuala Kangsar to Ipoh ETS train schedule:
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
|Train Number||Departs K. Kangsar||Arrives Ipoh||Book Online|
|*EP 9171||06:27||06:55||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9173||07:32||08:00||Book Tickets|
|EG 9321||09:05||09:34||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9273||10:02||10:30||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9275||12:07||12:35||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9175||13:57||14:25||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9277||16:12||16:40||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9177||17:17||17:45||Book Tickets|
|EG 9425||18:25||18:56||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9279||19:15||19:43||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9179||19:57||20:25||Book Tickets|
* Operates with the newer ETS2 trains the have a Business Class coach.
There are two types of ETS train services on this route:
EG numbered are ETS Gold Services.
EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.
To view the full ETS train schedule for all southbound trains click on the timetable link below:
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Fares for this short trip cost the following:
Gold Service trains cost:
Adults: 16 MYR - Child: 12 MYR
Platinum Service trains cost:
Adults: 19 MYR - Child: 14 MYR
As with all travel by ETS train within Malaysia, it is always best to book your seats in advance.
Chances are you could buy tickets on the day of travel, however, there are going to be many days when all ETS trains will be operating full (especially at weekends and holidays).
So, we advise you to book at least a day or two in advance if you want to travel by train.
To book advance tickets you can visit any ETS train station ticketing counter.
Or, you can: