If you want to travel from Kota Bharu to Dabong, you can travel on one of the KTM Wakaf Bharu to Dabong train services.
Heading to Dabong you have a choice of the Ekspres Rakyat Timuran (Eastern People's Express) Intercity train service (ERT) or you can travel on one of the slower, but cheaper Shuttle train services (SH).
All trains on this route are operated by Malaysia Railways, Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB / KTM).
The duration of the journey from Wakaf Bharu to Dabong by train is between two hours and 45 minutes for the Intercity train (ERT) - up to three hours and 25 minutes for the slowest of the Shuttle (SH) trains.
(Jadual Keretapi KTM Wakaf Bharu ke Dabong)
New train timetable valid from the 1st of July 2022:
|Train Number||Departs Wakaf Bharu||Arrives Dabong||Book Online|
|SH 51||04:25||07:17||Book Tickets|
|SH 53||07:20||10:33||Book Tickets|
|SH 55||10:31||13:35||Book Tickets|
|SH 57||16:21||19:47||Book Tickets|
|ERT 27||20:47||23:31||Book Tickets|
To see the full KTM train timetable (jadual kereta api) with all the stops on the East Coast Route (Laluan), click on the timetable link below:
To check for any changes to the train schedule or for any disruption on the East Coast Railway Line in Malaysia you can:
(Tambang / Harga Tiket Keretapi KTM Wakaf Bharu ke Dabong)
Tickets for the train from KTM Wakaf Bharu to KTM Dabong cost:
Shuttle Train Service (SH numbered trains) 5 MYR.
Intercity Train Service (ERT numbered train) 17 MYR.
(Beli Tiket Keretapi ke Dabong dari Wakaf Bharu)
If you want to plan you trip in advance, you can book your tickets for all these trains to Dabong online.
If you want to travel by the Intercity train (ERT), it is always best to book your seats as far in advance as you can as this service can get fully booked during busy periods of the year.
For Shuttle train services, you can usually just turn up and buy your tickets on the day of travel from the ticket counter at Wakaf Bharu railway station. However, you can now also book seats for these trains online.