ETS Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth Schedule (Jadual)

The new Electric Train Service (ETS) started operating from the 1st September 2015 on the route between KL Sentral in Kuala Lumpur and Butterworth in the state of Penang.

These ETS Gold and Platinum Services are limited stop trains and are now the quickest way to travel from KL to Penang Island (Pulau Pinang), with the historic city of Georgetown located just a short ferry ride away from Butterworth Railway Station.

ETS Kuala Lumpur to Butterworth Schedule


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New ETS Timetable valid from the 1st of December 2019 into 2020.

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


New KTMB KL to Butterworth ETS Timetable valid from the 11th of October 2019.

If you are viewing this page on a mobile phone, to see the full timetable below, you may have to click on "Full Site" at the top of the page.

To view the timetable in the other direction from Butterworth to KL Sentral click here >

Station EG 9120 EP 9102 EP 9104 EG 9322 EP 9106 EG 9122
KL Sentral 08:05 11:15 13:30 17:31 20:20 22:30
Kuala Lumpur (Old) 08:09 11:19 13:34 17:40 20:24 22:34
Kepong Sentral - - - - - -
Sungai Buloh - - - - - -
Rawang - - - - - -
Batang Kali - - - 18:43 - -
Kuala Kubu Bharu - - - - - -
Tanjung Malim 09:35 - - 19:04 - 23:54
Behrang - - - - - -
Slim River - - - - - -
Sungkai - - - - - -
Tapah Road 10:11 - - 19:41 - 00:30
Kampar 10:21 13:23 15:42 19:51 22:35 00:40
Batu Gajah 10:34 13:36 15:55 20:05 22:48 00:53
Ipoh 10:48 13:50 16:09 20:19 23:02 01:07
Tasek - - - - - -
Sungai Siput - - - 20:37 - -
Kuala Kangsar 11:17 14:19 16:38 20:49 23:31 01:36
Padang Rengas - - - - - -
Taiping 11:33 14:35 16:54 21:05 23:47 01:52
Kamunting - - - - - -
Bagan Serai - - - - - -
Parit Buntar 12:02 15:04 17:23 21:34 00:16 02:21
Nibong Tebal - - - 21:38 - -
Simpang Ampat - - - - - -
Bukit Mertajam 12:19 15:21 17:40 21:52 00:33 02:38
Bukit Tengah - - - - - -
Butterworth Penang 12:31 15:33 17:52 22:03 00:45 02:50
Operating Days All All All All All All

EG numbered Trains are ETS Gold Services.

EG numbered Trains are ETS Platinum Services.

To view the full ETS Timetable for northbound trains click here >


ETS Fares KL to Butterworth

Ticket prices for the Gold ETS Train from KL to Butterworth cost:

59 MYR for Adults

34 MYR for Children

Platinum ETS Train tickets cost:

79 MYR for Adults

44 MYR for Children

For all ETS fares from KL Sentral click here >

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Buying ETS Train Tickets

You can pre-book your ETS tickets from any mainline train station within Peninsular Malaysia.

Tickets usually go on sale 30 to 60 days in advance, but booking periods can vary quite considerably, depending on when KTM release the tickets for sale and when they are going to make the next timetable change.

It is often easier to book your ETS tickets online, as this saves you a trip to a train station.

You can book direct from Malaysian Railways (KTMB) website.

You can also book tickets using online agents which is much quicker and easier.

For more information and to book KL to Penang train tickets online :

Visit our train ticket booking page here >

Arriving at Butterworth Train Station

Butterworth Train Station is located just a few minutes walk away from the Butterworth to Penang Ferry departure gates, so if you are heading over to the island, you don't have far to go.

For more about Butterworth Station click here >

For more about the ferry over to Penang Island click here >

If you want to stay in Butterworth there are a few hotels with 10 -15 minutes walk away.

To find accommodation in Butterworth or other areas of Penang click here >

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