Taking the fast ETS Taiping to KL Sentral train is a quick way to travel from this popular destination in Perak state to Kuala Lumpur city centre.
All ETS trains travelling south stop at Taiping on their way to KL, so you have a choice of taking a cheaper Gold service, or a slightly more expensive but quicker Platinum service.
The duration of the journey from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur Sentral Railway Station is between 3 hours 20 minutes and 3 hours 30 minutes for most trains.
New ETS Timetable valid from the 1st of December 2019 into 2020.
To see the full new ETS schedule for southbound trains click here >
Latest new Taiping to Kuala Lumpur Sentral ETS Train Schedule valid from the 1st of December 2019 into 2020:
|Train Number||Departs Taiping||Arrives KL Sentral||Ticket Price|
|EG 9121||06:12||09:34||Fare >|
|EP 9103||07:02||10:26||Fare >|
|EG 9321||08:26||11:54||Fare >|
|EG 9221||09:25||12:55||Fare >|
|EP 9201||11:53||15:13||Fare >|
|*EP 9173||14:07||17:30||Fare >|
|EP 9203||15:58||19:20||Fare >|
|EP 9107||16:57||20:17||Fare >|
|*EP 9275||17:53||21:26||Fare >|
|EG 9425||18:20||21:49||Fare >|
|EP 9205||19:04||22:30||Fare >|
|EG 9123||19.30||22:59||Fare >|
*EP 9173 and EP 9275 are new services that now include a new Business Class coach.
All trains depart daily.
Trains starting with an EG before the number are ETS Gold Services.Trains starting with an EP before the number are ETS Platinum Services.
Train fares vary depending on your choice of train:
Platinum services have fewer stops:
The slightly slower Gold stop more frequently:
Whenever you want to travel on any ETS train service in Malaysia you will need a seat reservation.
It is highly advisable to book your seats as far in advance as possible as trains can often operate full.
Making an advance booking is an easy thing to do.
You can either:
Visit any mainline ETS railway station within Malaysia and buy your tickets from the station ticket counter.
Or for the same price, you can book tickets online direct from the KTM website or for a small additional fee, use an online agent.