The fastest way to travel from Sungai Petani (SP) to Kuala Kangsar (the royal town of Perak state in Malaysia) is to take the ETS Sungai Petani to Kuala Kangsar train operated by KTM (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad).
The duration of the trip by these fast Electric Train Services to Kuala Kangsar from SP is approximately one hour and 20 minutes for the fastest services (much faster than traveling by bus).
(Jadual ETS Sungai Petani ke Kuala Kangsar)
KTM SP to Kuala Kangsar ETS train timetable.
Please note: Due to Covid 19, KTMB is currently operating a reduced schedule - you can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2022 here >
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
|Train Number||Departs Sg Petani||Arrives K. Kangsar||Book Online|
|*EP 9273||08:37||10:02||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9275||10:42||12:07||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9277||14:47||16:12||Book Tickets|
|EG 9425||16:59||18:25||Book Tickets|
|*EP 9279||17:52||19:15||Book Tickets|
* These services are by the newer ETS2 train that has a Business Class carriage.
Train numbers starting with an EP are ETS Platinum services.
Train numbers starting with an EG are ETS Gold services.
To see the latest full ETS train schedule from Sungai Petani, click on the following link:
(Tambang / Harga Tiket KTM Sungai Petani ke Kuala Kangsar)
Whenever you want to travel by ETS train within Malaysia, you should always book your tickets in advance to guarantee you can get a seat on any particular train.
With the introduction of KTM Flexi Fares in March 2020, it is also cheaper to book your tickets as far in advance as you can.
To book your ETS tickets / seats you can:
Visit the ticket counter at Sungai Petani Railway Station (or you can book any journey from any other ETS station in the country).