KTM Komuter Butterworth to Taiping
Train Timetable and Ticket Prices

Taking the KTM Komuter from Butterworth to Taiping is a much cheaper way to travel from Penang to Taiping than by the much more expensive ETS Electric Train Services and even cheaper than the bus.

How to Travel from (Penang Sentral) Butterworth to Taiping by Komuter Train

Getting to Taiping by commuter train is now more straight forward as KTM Berhad (Malaysian Railways) have now changed the Komuter timetable so that all of the trains now travel directly from Butterworth to Taiping (before most trains required a change at Bukit Mertajam Station).

The duration of the commuter train journey from Butterworth Penang to Taiping is only one hour and 4 minutes.

Butterworth to Taiping Komuter Train Schedule (Jadual)

Latest Commuter Train Timetable:

For travel in the other direction click here for the Komuter Utara timetable from Taiping >


KTM Komuter Butterworth to Taiping Train Fares

As already mentioned, the ticket price from Butterworth to Taiping on the Komuter train is very cheap compared to other forms of transport.

Tickets cost just 7.50 MYR.

If you compare that to the ETS fares of 21 MYR (Gold) or 26 MYR (Platinum), you can see it is a good deal.

The difference is that on ETS services you get a reserved seat, the train stops at fewer stations and the journey is slightly faster.

If you want to see the ETS schedule for the Butterworth to Taiping train click here >

Buying Tickets for Komuter Trains to Taiping

Tickets are only sold on the day of travel from Butterworth Railway Station ticket counter.

No KTM Komuter tickets are sold from the KTM office at the jetty in Georgetown.

For ETS trains to Taiping, you will have to make a reservation.

Butterworth Trains main page >

KTM Komuter Trains main page >


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