View the latest new KTM Timetable (KTM jadual baru kereta api) for train departures in Malaysia and Singapore.
See the North - South schedule, East - South schedule for the ETS (Perkhidmatan Keretapi Elektrik), Intercity (Kereta api antara bandar) and Commuter trains (Komuter) below.
This is the main railway line that travels from JB Sentral in the south of the peninsular, up through the capital Kuala Lumpur, then onto Ipoh and Butterworth where you can catch the ferry over to Penang island.
From here the railway line heads north up to the Thailand to Padang Besar Railway Station (just inside Malaysia), passing close to the ferry ports (Alor Setar or Arau) for boats out to the popular tourist island of Langkawi..
Padang Besar is where all Malaysian Railways trains terminate, with train services into Thailand operated by SRT (State Railway of Thailand).
SRT Train services can take you to the southern Thai city of Hat Yai, or there is an overnight sleeper train to Bangkok.
(Jadual Waktu Keretapi ETS)
New Long-distance ETS Routes:
The original high speed Electric Train (ETS) runs between Kuala Lumpur's KL Sentral railway station and the town of Ipoh.
This high speed rail services takes just two hours and thirty five minutes to travel between KL and Ipoh.
There are many departures every day on this route.
Please see the following pages for times and fares.
Schedule of the ETS Train from KL to Ipoh >
Schedule of the ETS Train from Ipoh to KL >
Fares Table for ETS Trains KL -Ipoh >
The newer long-distance ETS trains have been put online in recent year and currently operate between Padang Besar in the north and Gemas in the south.
More ETS services will be online once the tracks between Gemas and JB Sentral Station in Johor Bahru have been upgraded to accommodate the Electric Train Services.
There are now also newer ETS2 trains operating on some of the long-distance Platinum routes that include a Business Class carriage.
Current ETS routes (laluan) in operation are:
Padang Besar to Butterworth (now operated by KTM Komuter)
Butterworth to Padang Besar (now operated by KTM Komuter)
Ipoh to Padang Besar (from Sept 2015)
Padang Besar to Ipoh (from Sept 2015)
Gemas to Padang Besar (from October 2015)
Padang Besar to Gemas (from October 2015)
Gemas to Butterworth (from October 2015)
Butterworth to Gemas (from October 2015)
Please Note : All Intercity Express Trains on this line are cancelled from May 2016.
Intercity schedules are now replaced by ETS Trains between Gemas and Padang Besar.
New Shuttle Train services are now operating between Gemas and Johor Bahru, JB Sentral.
To view the Shuttle Train Schedules between JB and Gemas see the links below:
For the schedule of Intercity / Shuttle Trains from Gemas South to JB Sentral click here >
For the schedule of Intercity / Shuttle Trains from JB Sentral North to Gemas click here >
For ETS Train Schedules to / from Gemas and Padang Besar please see:
ETS Train Timetable northbound >
ETS Train Timetable southbound >
From July 2015, all KTMB Intercity Trains will no longer be travelling to Singapore.
All trains will now terminate / originate from nearby JB Sentral Railway Station in Johor Bahru.
From this date, there will now be seven Shuttle Trains a day in each direction between Woodlands in Singapore and JB Sentral.
To see the times and fares for these shuttle trains please visit the following pages:
- Singapore to JB Sentral Shuttle Trains >
- JB Sentral to Singapore Shuttle Trains >
For individual train timetables please see the following:
Train 2 - Ekpres Rakyat Johor Bahru to Butterworth (now cancelled)
Train 12 - Sinaran Selatan (now cancelled)
Train 20 - Express Peninsular JB to Hat Yai (now cancelled)
Train 24 - Senandung Sutera JB to Ipoh (now cancelled)
Train 36 International Express Butterworth to Bangkok (now departing from Padang Besar)
Train 1 - Ekpres Rakyat Butterworth to Johor Bahru (now cancelled)
Train 13 - Sinaran Selatan (now cancelled)
Train 21 - Express Peninsular Hat Yai to JB (now cancelled)
Train 25 - Senandung Sutera Ipoh to JB (now cancelled)Train 35 International Express Bangkok to Butterworth (now terminating at Padang Besar)
The scenic jungle railway line runs the length of peninsular Malaysia from close to Kota Bharu in the north-east, all the way through the dense ancient central jungles, with some stunning scenery along the way, down to Kuala Lipis and Jerantut (for Taman Negara National Park), then on to Gemas where the line meets up with the main North - South line.
For the timetable North to South click here >
For the timetable South to North click here >