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 Butterworth from Tampin / Pulau Sebang is a little over six and a quarter hours.
(Jadual ETS Tampin ke Butterworth)
New KTM ETS train schedule:
Please note: Due to Covid 19, KTM is currently operating a reduced temporary schedule - to see the temporary ETS timetable click here >
|Train No||Departs Tampin / Pulau Sebang||Arrives Butterworth||Operating Days|
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:
Another way to travel from Melaka to Butterworth by train is to:
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:
(Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS Tampin ke Butterworth)
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.