The ETS Tanjung Malim to Alor Setar train operated by Malaysian Railways (KTM / KTMB) is a good, quick way to travel to the capital of Kedah state with connections to the island of Langkawi from the nearby Kuala Kedah Jetty.
(Jadual KTM ETS Tanjung Malim ke Alor Setar)
New ETS Timetable valid from the 29th of July 2020.
New ETS Schedule from the 29th of July 2020:
|Train Number||Departs Tg Malim||Arrives Alor Setar||Operating Days|
To see the full ETS schedule for all northbound KTM trains to Alor Setar, click on the timetable link below:
(Harga Tiket KTM ETS Tanjung Malim ke Alor Setar)
Now that KTM has a Flexi Fares system for booking ETS tickets, the price you pay will vary according to a number of factors.
It is cheaper the further in advance you book and cheaper if you travel during Off-Peak times of the day, week and year.
(Beli Tiket Keretapi KTM dari Tanjung Malim ke Alor Setar)
For all travel by ETS train in Malaysia, you will need a seat reservation to board the train.
Our advice is to always book as far in advance as you can to guarantee that you can travel on the train you want.
To book advance ETS tickets you can go to any KTM ETS railway station ticket counter within Malaysia.
If you are travelling from Tg Malim to Alor Setar to get to Langkawi Island (Pulau Langkawi) you will need to get to the ferry terminal at Kuala Kedah where there are regular fast boats over to Kuah Jetty on the island.
Click on the picture link below for information on how to get from KTM Alor Setar to Kuala Kedah Jetty:
For the latest ferry departure times and fares from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi, click on the picture link below:
Another popular way to get from Tanjung Malim to Langkawi by train is to travel a little further north and take an ETS train from Tanjung Malim to Arau KTM station.
From Arau, you can then transfer to Kuala Perlis Jetty from where you can take a shorter boat ride over to Langkawi.