KTM Train from Johor Bahru to Gemas Schedule (Jadual) & Fare (Tambang)

If you want to travel by train from Johor Bahru to Gemas you will have to take one of the older Intercity or new Shuttle trains, as this part of the line has not yet been upgraded to the Electrified Double Tracking that has already taken place on the West Coast Line (North-South Line), north of Gemas.

Once you are at Gemas, you can take one of the new fast Electric Train Services (ETS) that now originate from Gemas Railway Station.

These ETS Trains can take you all the way to the border with Thailand at Padang Besar, with stops at many tourist destinations such as Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Penang (via Butterworth) or Langkawi (via Alor Setar or Arau) and many other smaller stops along this route.

Seats on a shuttle train from JB to GemasSeats on a shuttle train from JB to Gemas

JB Sentral to Gemas Train Schedule

(Jadual Keretapi JB Sentral ke Gemas)

To view the timetable in the opposite direction to JB Sentral click here >

New JB to Gemas train schedule from the 15th of January 2022 (trains originating from Kempas Baru due to JB Sentral Station being closed for ETS upgrading work):

Train Number Departs Kempas Baru Arrives Gemas Book Online
ES42 Shuttle 07:23 11:38 Book Tickets
ES44 Shuttle 10:00 14:28 Book Tickets
ES46 Shuttle 19:38 23:45 Book Tickets
ERT26 Express 20:44 01:08 Book Tickets

To see the full timetable for these services, please see:



To view the ETS Timetable northbound from Gemas click here >

Ticket Prices for the Train from Johor Bahru to Gemas

(Harga Tiket Keretapi dari Johor Bahru ke Gemas)

Fares for the train from JB Sentral to Gemas in either direction cost:

Superior class (2nd class):

Adult: 21 MYR - Child: 15 MYR

Premier Class (Only available on ERT 26):

Adult: 38 MYR - Child: 23 MYR

Buying Tickets

(Membeli Tiket)

You can book your train tickets for these services directly from JB Sentral Railway Station ticket counter or any other KTM mainline station.

If you want to make an advance booking, you can usually do that from a couple of weeks to a couple of months in advance (highly recommended as this route between JB and KL gets very full at any time of the year).

You can also book advance tickets online, saving yourselves a trip to the station.

Booking online can be done via the KTMB website or using an online tickets agent.

Click here to go to our online booking page >

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