The Sungai Petani Train Station in the state of Kedah, Malaysia, is located in the centre of town on Jalan Market, with the main road running through town - Jalan Ibrahim - located to the rear of the station (use the pedestrian bridge to the south of the station to cross over the tracks).
The train station is also conveniently located just a couple of minutes walk away from the Sungai Petani Bus Station (Express Buses).
To get to the bus station, just turn right when leaving the main station entrance, walk past the market and the bus station is on your left just before the traffic lights.
If you are looking for a hotel near to the Sungai Petani Railway Station, the 3 star Seri Malaysia Hotel Sungai Petani is located just across the road to the left as you come out of the main entrance.
For other places to stay, it is best to cross over the tracks and go down the main road where there are a number of other places to stay close by.
To find the best places to stay in Sg. Petani click here >
Sg Petani station is serviced by both the high speed Electric Train Services (ETS) and Komuter Trains.
The Komter Utara (Northern Commuter) train services operate from Padang Besar on the border with Thailand, taking the branch line to Butterworth Penang.
If you want to travel further south by KTM Komuter, you can change trains at Bukit Mertajam where there are services to Padang Rengas in Perak.
ETS (Electric Train Services) travel from Padang Besar to the north and to Gemas in the south. From Gemas you can connect to Shuttle traisn to Johor and Singapore.
For information / timetables / fares for ETS trains from Sungai Petani, please see the following pages on our site :
All Intercity Express Trains to/from Sg. Petani are now cancelled.
The old International Express to / from Butterworth to Bangkok in Thailand now departs from the border at Padang Besar.
So if you want to travel from Sungai Petani to Thailand (Bangkok, Hat Yai, Hua Hin, Surat Thani etc), you will first have to take a train to the border
If you need to telephone Sungai Petani Station you can call them on the following telephone number :
04 - 4212604
For general train information it is best to call the KTM call centre on : 1-300-88-5862