KTMB Train from Singapore to Penang Malaysia

If you want to travel on the KTMB Train from Singapore to Penang in Malaysia, from the May 2016, you will now have to take three trains.

The first is the Shuttle Train from Singapore Woodlands to JB Sentral in Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

The second is the Shuttle Train from JB to Gemas.

The third is the ETS high-speed Electric Train Service from Gemas to Butterworth.

From the train station in Butterworth, you can then take a couple of minutes walk to the ferry terminal, where boats leave regularly over to Penang Island and the old part of the city of George Town.

Train from Singapore to Penang Schedule

Please see the following pages for departure times from SG to PG.

Shuttle Train Timetable from Singapore to JB Sentral >

Shuttle Train Timetable from JB Sentral to Gemas >

ETS Train Timetable from Gemas to Butterworth >

For departure times and fares from Penang to Singapore click here >

If you don't want the hassle of all these trains changes and would prefer to travel from Singapore to Penang by bus :

Click her to visit our online bus ticketing page >

Ticket Prices from SG to PG

Fares shown below are for one-way journeys using Gemas as the point of entry for the ETS services:

If you decide to travel from Singapore to JB Sentral by one of the Shuttle Trains, a ticket from Woodlands station will cost 5 SGD.

Shuttle Train from JB to Gemas :

Adult : 21 MYR - Child : 15 MYR

ETS Gold Service from Gemas to Butterworth :

Adult - 83 MYR - Child - 46 MYR

Arriving in Butterworth Station (Penang Sentral), you can then catch a regular ferry over to George Town on Penang Island.

The trip takes just 15 minutes and you arrive on the edge of the old part of town where you will find most of the budget accommodation and heritage hotels within a 5 -10 minute walk, or you can take a few bus or taxi.

For information on Butterworth Railway Station click here >

For information on the Butterworth to Penang Ferry click here >

Buying Train Tickets

If you are staying in Singapore, the easiest way to book your train tickets to Penang or elsewhere, is online.

You can book them online from the Malaysian Railways official website, or much easier, book them using an online ticket agent.

Click here to visit our train ticketing page and book your seats now >

For all fares and the departure times from Johor Bahru station click here >

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