The quickest way to get to Batu Gajah from Sungai Petani (SP) is to take one of the fast Electric train Services (ETS) operated by Malaysian Railways Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTM / KTMB).
The duration of the journey by an ETS Sungai Petani to Batu Gajah train is around two hours for the fastest train.
(Jadual Keretapi ETS KTM dari Sungai Petani ke Batu Gajah)
KTM SP to Batu Gajah ETS train timetable.
Current ETS train timetable:
|Departs Sg Petani
|Arrives Batu Gajah
EP numbered trains in the timetable above are ETS Platinum services.
EG numbered trains are the cheaper ETS Gold services.
* Newer ETS2 trains that include a new Business Class carriage.
For information on the railway station in Sungai Petani, click on the picture link below:
(Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS Sungai Petani ke Batu Gajah)
Now that KTM is pricing train tickets using their Flexi Fare system, prices for tickets vary due to multiple factors as well as the difference in price between the more expensive Platinum trains and cheaper Gold trains.
When you book - It is now cheaper to book far in advance and more expensive if you leave it until just a few days before.
When you are travelling - there are many different "Peak" and "Off-Peak" times of the day, days of the week and periods during the year.
(Tempat Beli Tiket Keretapi ETS)
To travel by ETS train in Malaysia, you need to reserve a seat.
As seating is limited, it is always the best advice to book your tickets as far in advance as you can as trains can often be full during busy times of the year and even at weekends.
To make a reservation you can visit any KTM train station ticket counter.