To travel by train from Tanjung Malim to Hat Yai in Thailand, you will first have to take the KTM ETS Tanjung Malim to Padang Besar fast train (keretapi laju) to this border station, then you can continue your journey by SRT Shuttle service to Hatyai Junction Railway Station.
New ETS Timetable valid from the 11th of October 2019.
New KTM train timetable to Padang Besar from Tg. Malim valid from the 16th of July 2019:
|Train No||Departs TG. Malim||Arrives Pdg. Besar||Operating Days|
If you would like to see the full timetable and seating plan for these services, please see the following pages:
If you want to travel from Tanjung Malim to Hat Yai by train, you will have to plan your journey to arrive at Padang Besar Railway Station in time to connect to one of the Shuttle Trains to Hatyai Junction Railway Station.
Alternatively, you can cross over the main road border crossing (next to the station), then continue to Hat Yai by minivan, bus or taxi.
If you plan to travel even further north to places like Surat Thani (connections to the ferry to Koh Samui / Koh Phangan), Chumphon (connections to the ferry to Ko Tao), Hua Hin or Bangkok, you can connect to the night train to Hualamphong Station in Bangkok.
More frequent options for trains heading north are available from Hat Yai.
Fares (tambang) for the ETS train from Tanjung Malim to Padang Besar cost:
Adult fare: 66 MYR - Child fare: 37 MYR
For all ETS trains within Malaysia, you will need a reservation to get a seat.
If you wait until the day of travel to book your tickets, there is a good chance the train will be full for certain sections of the route, so advance booking is highly recommended.
To buy tickets in advance, you can:
Visit any KTM ETS railway station ticket counter.