If you want to travel from Melaka to Penang by train, you can take the fast KTM ETS Tampin to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) Electric Train Service, or you can take a KTM Komuter train from Tampin to KL Sentral Railway Station in Kuala Lumpur, then connect to a far more frequent ETS train from KL to Butterworth.
To get to Tampin Railway Station (also known as Pulau Sebang) you can take a cheap bus from Melaka Sentral Bus Station or a go by taxi.
The duration of the journey by train to Penang Butterworth from Tampin / Pulau Sebang is a little over six and a quarter hours.
(Jadual ETS Tampin ke Butterworth)
To see the train timetable in the other direction to Tampin from Butterworth click here >
KTM Tampin / Pulau Sebang to Penang Butterworth train schedule:
You can see the latest full ETS timetable for 2023 here >
New train timetable from the 15th of January 2022 (2022-01-15):
|Train Number||Departs Pulau Sebang / Tampin||Arrives Butterworth||Book Online|
|EG 9322||15:53||22:22||Book Tickets|
For the latest ETS train fares to Butterworth Penang Sentral click here >
This EP numbered train is an ETS Platinum Service.
An alternative and slightly cheaper way to get from Tampin to Butterworth by train is to:
Take a KTM Komuter train from Tampin to KL Sentral >
Take a much more frequent ETS train from KL Sentral to Butterworth >
Another way to travel from Melaka to Butterworth by train is to:
Take a bus from Melaka Sentral to TBS bus terminal in KL >
Take a short train journey from TBS to KL Sentral Station >
Then take the ETS train from KL to Butterworth >
If you want to go via KL, make sure you can get a ticket on the ETS train first!
To view the full ETS timetables for all northbound trains, see the following link:
For information about the Railway Station in Butterworth click here >
For information on the ferry from Penang Sentral to Georgetown on Penang Island click here >
To check train departure times at the official KTM (Malayan Railways) website click here >
(Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS Tampin ke Butterworth)
For all the latest ETS train fares to Butterworth from either Tampin or KL click here >
If you want to travel by ETS trains in Malaysia, it is always best to book your seats in advance (don't just turn up at the station expecting to get a ticket as trains can often be sold out at busy times).
To book advance tickets you can:
Visit any KTMB railway station ticket counter.
Tampin / Pulau Sebang KTM Trains main page >
Butterworth Penang Sentral KTM Trains main page >
KL Sentral ETS Trains main page >
ETS Train timetables main page >
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