Travel on the KTM ETS Train from Alor Setar to Ipoh in the state of Perak, Malaysia is fast and convenient with a number of departures a day.
Travel by train between is much more convenient than by bus, as the train stations are located in the city.
If you take the bus, you will have to take another local bus or taxi to get to your final destination as both bus stations are located quite a few kilometres away from the city centres.
New ETS Timetable valid from the 1st of December 2019 into 2020.
To see the full new ETS schedule for southbound trains click here >
Latest new Alor Setar to Ipoh ETS Schedule from the 11th of October 2019:
|Train Number||Departs Alor Setar||Arrives Ipoh||Operating Days|
* EP 9275 operates with a new Business Class carriage.
Please Note : there are no longer any Intercity Express Trains on this route.
For alternative travel from Alor Setar to Ipoh by bus:
Fares for these services depend on which type of ETS Train you choose to travel on.
Tickets of the ETS Gold Services cost:
Adult: 42 MYR - Child: 25 MYR
Tickets for the ETS Platinum Service are slightly more expensive and cost:
Adult: 55 MYR - Child: 32 MYR
For more ETS fares on this route to Ipoh:
To make an advance booking (which we highly recommend as trains can get full quickly during busy times of the year), you can visit any mainline KTM train station or more easily, book your tickets online via the KTMB website or use an online agent (booking fees may apply).
If you want to travel from Langkawi to Ipoh by train, you can catch a regular ferry from the main town in Langkawi, Kuah, to the port of Kuala Kedah.
From Kuala Kedah you can easily get to the train station by taxi or take a cheap local bus to the city centre, then take a 10 minute walk to the station.
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