ETS Train from Alor Setar to KL Sentral Kuala Lumpur

Taking the ETS Train from Alor Setar to KL Sentral is the fastest way to travel from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur, taking around five hours to complete the trip.



The new Electric Train Services are now the only way to travel by train to KL from Alor Setar as the older Intercity Express Trains have now all been cancelled.

ETS Train Schedule from Alor Setar to KL Sentral

To view the schedule from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar click here >>

Timetable for 2016 valid until 31st January 2017 (see new timetable from 1st Feb below).

All the following ETS services depart daily and also stop at the old Kuala Lumpur Station (just five minutes before the time shown below) :

EG 9203 (ETS Gold Service) Departs Alor Setar at 08:19 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 12:44.

EP 9213 (ETS Platinum Service) Departs Alor Setar at 10:04 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 14:25.

EG 9209 (ETS Gold Service) Departs Alor Setar at 16:48 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 22:00.

EG 9215 (ETS Gold Service) Departs Alor Setar at 17:55 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 23:10.

EG 9221 (ETS Gold Service) Departs Alor Setar at 20:34 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 01:12.

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


New Alor Setar to KL ETS Timetable valid from 1st February 2017.

EG 9021 (ETS Gold Service) Departs Alor Setar at 07:25 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 12:18.

EP 9401 (ETS Platinum Service) Departs Alor Setar at 09:51 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 14:38.

EP 9501 (ETS Platinum Service) Departs Alor Setar at 13:32 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 18:09.

EP 9007 (ETS Platinum Service) Departs Alor Setar at 14:36 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 19:13 (Operates on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only).

EG 9019 (ETS Gold Service) Departs Alor Setar at 16:25 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 21:16.

EP 9009 (ETS Platinum Service) Departs Alor Setar at 17:33 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 22:10.

EG 9525 (ETS Gold Service) Departs Alor Setar at 20:22 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 01:12.

Fares for the ETS Train from Alor Setar to KL Sentral

The ticket prices for seats to KL are only available in all the same class - there are no First class or Second class carriages on any of the ETS services.

ETS Gold Trains cost : Adult 70 RM - Child 39 RM

ETS Platinum Trains cost : Adult 93 RM - Child 51 RM

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Buying Train Tickets from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur

You can buy your tickets to KL usually 60 days in advance of your departure date.

Tickets can be purchased from the Alor Setar railway station or any other KTMB railway station.

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