KTM Train from Butterworth to Taiping

Travel from Penang to Taiping in Perak State on the new high-speed ETS train from Butterworth to Taiping.

This short journey by the new Electric Train Service is faster than travelling by bus at less than an hour, but a little bit more expensive.

ETS Train Timetable from Butterworth to Taiping


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New ETS Timetable valid from the 3rd of June 2018.

To see the full new ETS schedule for southbound trains click here >>>


New Butterworth to Taiping ETS Schedule from the 3rd of June 2018 :

You can also travel by the much cheaper KTM Komuter (commuter) trains, most of which require a quick change in Bukit Mertajam.

For the timetable for Komuter trains from Butterworth to Taiping click here >>>

Train Number Departs Butterworth Arrives Taiping Operating Days
EG 9121 04:58 05:53 All
EP 9103 06:13 07:08 All
EG 9321 07:25 08:20 All
EP 9105 16:23 17:18 All
EG 9123 19.45 20:40 All

To view the schedule in the opposite direction  - see below...

All trains depart daily.

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.

To view the full schedule for these ETS Trains click here >>>

Book ETS Train Tickets from Butterworth to Taiping Online here>>>

Tickets cost the same as the station counter price!

ETS Train Timetable from Taiping to Butterworth Penang


*****

New ETS Timetable valid from the 3rd of June 2018.

To see the full new ETS schedule for all northbound trains click here >>>


New Taiping to Butterworth ETS Schedule from the 3rd of June 2018:

Train Number Departs Taiping Arrives Butterworth Operating Days
EP 9102 14:45 15:40 All
EP 9104 18:00 18:55 All
EG 9322 21:07 22:02 All
EP 9106 00:00 00:55 All
EG 9122 01:20 02:15 All

Book Taiping to Butterworth ETS Train Tickets Online here >>>

Tickets cost the same as the station counter price!

To see the full timetables for these ETS Trains click here >>>

EG numbered trains are ETS Gold Services.

EP numbered trains are ETS Platinum Services.

If you are travelling from Taiping to Penang Island, you can catch the ferry over to George Town from the ferry terminal which is located a short walk away from Butterworth Station.

For more information on Butterworth Station click here>>>

For more information on the ferry from Butterworth to Penang click here>>>

Butterworth - Taiping Komuter Trains

From the 1st September 2016, it is now also possible to travel from Butterworth to Taiping by Komuter Trains.

A new Komuter route has started between Padang Rengas and Bukit Mertajam.

You will first have to take a Komuter service to Bukit Mertajam to connect to these services (apart from the odd train a day that does travel to/from Butterworth).

To see the Komuter schedule from Butterworth to Bukit Mertajam click here>>>

To see the Komuter schedule from Bukit Mertajam to Taiping click here>>>

Ticket Prices for the Train from Butterworth to Taiping

On the new high-speed Electric Train Services (ETS), tickets for the train from Butterworth to Taiping, or vice versa, will cost you :

ETS Gold Service Trains : Adult 21 MYR - Child 15 MYR

ETS Platinum Service Trains : Adult 26 MYR - Child 17 MYR

Buying Tickets

Tickets can be purchased from the railway stations or if you are staying on Penang Island, you can buy tickets from the small ticket office that is located along the walkway up to the Penang to Butterworth ferry.

You can also book tickets online from the KTM website or by using an online ticket agent (which is much easier).

Tickets are available for purchase from a few months, to a few weeks in advance (depending on when KTM release tickets for sale and if they have a new timetable planned).

Click here to go to our online train booking page to book your tickets now >>>


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