Taking the fast ETS Tapah Road to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) train service is the fastest, safest and most environmentally friendly way to travel to Penang Island (Pulau Pinang) from Tapah, with the duration of the train journey taking around two hours and 20 minutes.
The distance (jarak) from Tapah Road to Butterworth is approximately 205 km.
(Jadual ETS Tapah Road ke Butterworth)
New ETS Timetable:
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 Tapah Road||Arrives Butterworth||Operating Days|
Notes for the above timetable:
These EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.
The ETS Platinum Services do not currently stop at Tapah Road.
(Tambang / Harga Tiket ETS Tapah Road ke Penang Sentral, Butterworth):
With the KTM Flexi Fares system, prices for ETS train tickets now vary due to many different factors (how far in advance you book, when you want to travel ie weekday or weekends, off-peak or during peak holiday seasons)
For the latest basic fares to Butterworth and information on the Flexi Fares system, please see our:
(Beli Tiket ETS ke Butterworth)
To travel by ETS train in Malaysia you need a ticket to board the train and each ticket comes with a reserved carriage and seat number.
No standing passengers are allowed on ETS trains.
As trains are a popular way to travel around Peninsular Malaysia, advance booking is highly advisable and with the Flexi Fares, cheaper.
To book ETS tickets you can either:
Go to any ETS railway station ticketing counter in person.
If you are heading over to Penang Island, once you arrive at Butterworth Railway Station you have to take a short walk to the Penang Sentral Terminal building where the ferry over to Georgetown departs from.
For more information about the Penang Island ferry, click on the picture link below:
You can also connect to local and long-distance buses from the Penang Sentral transport hub.