Komuter Ipoh to Padang Besar Train Timetable (Jadual) - Price

A really cheap way to get to the Thailand border is to take the KTM Komuter Ipoh to Padang Besar train service via Bukit Mertajam rather than the more expensive, but quicker direct ETS train.

How to Travel to Padang Besar from Ipoh by KTM Komuter Train

The first part of the journey is to take the KTM Komuter train from Ipoh to Bukit Mertajam (BM) on the Ipoh - Butterworth northern commuter route (Komuter Utara Ipoh ke Butterworth).

This sector of the journey should take approximately one hour and 45 minutes.

Once you arrive at BM station, you then have to change commuter trains to get to Padang Besar.

The Butterworth to Padang Besar northern commuter route (Komuter Utara Ipoh ke Butterworth) has regular departures and if you plan your trip well, you should not have to wait very long at Bukit Mertajam for the next KTM Komuter train heading to Padang Besar.

This sector of the journey from BM to Pdg Besar should take approximately one hour and 40 minutes.

KTM Komuter Ipoh to Padang Besar Train Timetable

(Jadual KTM Komuter Ipoh ke Padang Besar)

You will have to check out both northern commuter train timetables to plan your trip to Padang Besar from Ipoh by cheap commuter trains.

Ipoh to Padang Besar KTM Komuter Train Ticket Price

(Harga Tiket Kereta Api KTM Komuter Ipoh ke Padang Besar)

The fare for the whole train journey by KTM Komuter from Ipoh to Padang Besar costs 21.30 MYR.

This is quite a bit cheaper than travelling by the direct ETS train on the route from Ipoh to Padang Besar which costs approximately between 50 MYR (Gold train) and 66 MYR (Platinum train).

See our Komuter Utara fares page here for all Komuter train fares from Ipoh >

Buying Tickets for the Ipoh to Padang Besar Komuter Train

Unlike ETS trains where you should book as far in advance as you can, KTM Komuter train tickets are only sold on the day of departure. Even though you are taking two differnt trains, you only need to buy one train tickets for the journey to Padang Besar from Ipoh.

Arriving at Padang Besar Railway Station

Padang Besar Railway Station is located right on the Malaysia - Thailand border.

If you are planning on travelling in to Thailand, the best way to get to Hat Yai is to take one of the Shuttle Trains.

If you are travelling further, there is the overnight express train from Padang Besar to Bangkok.

Alternatively you can leave the train station and cross the nearby main land / road border crossing and catch a minivan or local bus in to Hat Yai.

Related pages:

Ipoh trains main page >

Bukit Mertajam trains main page >

Padang Besar trains main page >



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