ETS Sungai Petani to Padang Besar KTM Train Schedule (Jadual)

The quickest way to get to the Malaysia - Thailand border is to take the ETS Sungai Petani to Padang Besar train service operated by KTM Berhad (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad).

The duration of the journey from Sungai Petani (SP) to Padang Besar by ETS train is approximately one hour and 10 minutes.

If you want to see the full ETS timetable for all services on this route, click on the following link:

Please note: You can also use the much cheaper KTM Komuter Utara trains (northern commuter) on this route from SP to Pdg. Besar.

These trains are only slightly slower taking one hour and 17 minutes.

The difference between the two services is that on the ETS trains you get a reserved seat.

On the KTM Komuter trains you will probably have to stand for part of the journey (the sector between SP and Alor Setar is very busy).

To see the latest KTM Komuter timetable from SP, click on the following link:

ETS Sungai Petani to Padang Besar Schedule

(Jadual ETS Sungai Petani ke Padang Besar)

To see the ETS schedule in the opposite direction from Pdg. Besar to SP click here >

KTM SP to Padang Besar ETS train schedule.

You can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2024 here >

Latest ETS Train Timetable:

Train Number Departs Sg. Petani Arrives Padang Besar Book Online
*EP 9272 11:33 12:41 Book Tickets
*EP 9274 14:15 15:23 Book Tickets
EG 9420 15:20 16:33 Book Tickets
*EP 9276 22:56 00:04 Book Tickets
*EP 9278 03:10 04:18 Book Tickets

* These services are operated by a new ETS2 train that includes a Business Class coach/carriage.

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum services.

If you want to check all train departure times at the official website click here >

If you want to travel from Sungai Petani to Hatyai in Thailand by train you should take a train that connects to the:

Padang Besar to Hatyai SRT Shuttle train services >

You can also take a long-distance overnight sleeper train service from Pdg. Besar to Bangkok >

If you arrive at Padang Besar and have along wait for any of the SRT trains, you can also cross the border into Thailand by using the main road border next to the train station (take the footbridge over the tracks from upstairs).

Once you have crossed into Thailand, there is a minivan or local bus service to Hatyai bus terminal.

Train Fare from SP to Padang Besar

(Harga Tiket / Tambang)

To see the latest ETS train fares from Sungai Petani click here >

To see the KTM Komuter fares from Sungai Petani click here >

Booking Train Tickets from SP to Padang Besar

If you want to take the ETS train, you may want to reserve your seats in advance to guarantee you can get a ticket (ETS trains can sometimes be fully booked).

To buy advance ETS tickets, you can buy them from any ETS railway station in Malaysia.

Or a simpler and less time consuming way is to book tickets online >

If you decide to take the KTM Komuter train, you just go to Sungai Petani Railway Station , buy your tickets and hop on the next commuter train.

SP KTM trains main page >

Padang Besar KTM trains main page >

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