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).
New ETS Timetable valid from the 1st of December 2019 (2019-12-01) into 2020.
Latest Kuala Kangsar ETS Schedule from the 1st of December 2019 into 2020:
|Train Number||Departs K. Kangsar||Arrives Ipoh||Operating Days|
*EP 9173 and EP 9275 have a new 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.
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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: