ETS Padang Besar to Alor Setar Train Schedule (Jadual)

If you want to travel on the ETS Train from Padang Besar to Alor Setar in Kedah, there are a number of both Gold and Platinum services every day.

This short trip by the new Electric Train Service takes around 40 minutes.

Please Note : You can now also travel from Pdg. Besar to Alor Setar by the much cheaper KTM Komuter Trains that operate regular services every one or two hours apart, travelling between the Thai border and Butterworth in Penang.

The difference is :

ETS Trains stop at less stations and you are allocated a seat.

Komuter trains stop at every station and seats are on a first come first served basis, so you may have to stand if the trains are really busy.

This is usually not a problem most of the time and we would recommend you use the Komuter Trains on this short route.

To view the full Komuter timetable on this route click here >>>

Padang Besar to Alor Setar ETS Train Schedule (Jadual) :


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New ETS Timetable valid from the 3rd of June 2018.

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


ETS Schedule valid from the 18th December 2017 until the 2nd of June 2018:

To see the ETS schedule for trains from Alor Setar click here >>>

Station Departs P. Besar Arrives A. Setar Operating Days
EG 9421 07:05 07:46 All
EG 9221 10:00 10:36 All
EG 9423 12:50 13:31 All
EP 9203 16:10 16:50 All
EG 9425 18:00 18:41 All

New ETS Schedule from Pandang Besar to Alor Setar valid from the 3rd of June 2018:

Station Departs P. Besar Arrives A. Setar Operating Days
EG 9221 07:47 08:28 All
EP 9201 11:15 11:54 All
EP 9203 14:20 15:02 All
EP 9205 17:13 17:53 All
EG 9425 18:05 18:46 All

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.

To view the full ETS schedule for all trains southbound from Padang Besar click here >>>

For information on Padang Besar Railway Station click here >>>

For information on Alor Setar Railway Station click here >>>

ETS Padang Besar to Alor Setar Ticket Prices / Fares :

Tickets for this short trip will cost :

ETS Gold : 16 MYR for Adults - 12 MYR for Children.

ETS Platinum : 19 MYR for Adults - 14 MYR for Children.

If you compare these ticket prices with the KTM Komuter ticket prices at only 5.70 MYR, you can see the large difference in price and why we recommend using the Komuter services..

Booking Tickets :

For all ETS train services in Malaysia, if you want to make sure you can get a seat, you will need to book in advance.

Advance booking is easily done online, either via the KTM website, or for a quicker and easier booking process, use an online ticket agent.

To book ETS tickets online, visit our ETS booking page here >>>

If you wait to book tickets from Padang Besar Railway Station on the day, you may find all the seats sold out.

If the ETS Trains are full it is not a problem as you can take the much cheaper and more frequent KTM Komuter Trains.

To find places to stay in Alor Star click here >>>


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