The easiest, quickest and most direct way to get from Gurun to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) is to take a KTM Komuter (commuter) train operated by Malaysia Railways (Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad).
These KTM Komuter Utara trains (northern commuter) are the cheapest and fastest way to travel in this part of north-west Peninsular Malaysia with services running every one or two hours apart.
There are no ETS trains from Gurun to Penang Sentral (Butterworth).
(Jadual Waktu Keretapi Komuter KTM Gurun ke Butterworth)
To see the KTM Komuter Utara train schedule from KTM Gurun to KTM Butterworth, click on the timetable link below:
For travelling in the opposite direction from Butterworth (Penang Sentral) to Gurun:
The duration of the train journey to Butterworth from KTM Gurun is 47 minutes with the train stopping at the following stations along the route:
(Harga Tiket KTM dari Gurun ke Butterworth)
The Komuter fare (tambang) from Gurun to Butterworth Penang is 4.90 MYR.
Komuter train tickets are sold from the ticket counter at Gurun railway station on the day of travel only.
Arriving at Butterworth:
If you are travelling from Gurun to Georgetown on Penang Island, once you arrive at Butterworth railway station it is just a short walk over to the Penang Sentral Terminal building where the ferry departs over to Georgetown, Pulau Pinang.
For information on Butterworth KTM Railway Station click on the picture link below:
For information on the ferry to Penang Island, click on the picture link below:
If you want to continue your journey by bus, the Butterworth Bus Terminal is also located in the Penang Sentral building.
You can take a local Rapid Penang bus from Butterworth, or you can get long-distance coaches to most destinations within Peninsular Malaysia.
To find buses from Butterworth: