ETS Train Penang to Kuala Lumpur Schedule

The new KTMB ETS train from Butterworth Penang to Kuala Lumpur KL Sentral has now started, with the Gold Service high-speed limited stopping train taking less than four hours to make the trip from Butterworth Station to KL Sentral Station.



The new ETS high-speed trains will start operating with just a few departures a day between KL and Padang Besar on the border with Thailand.

Other routes that have started operation are the ETS Trains between Penang and Ipoh, the ETS Train between Penang and Padang Besar and between Penang and Gemas.

In the not too distant future, more services will be coming online, until all 10 of the trains that have be ordered, are delivered.

ETS Timetable for Penang to KL Sentral Trains

To see the ETS timetable in the other direction from KL to Penang click here>>>

New Penang to KL ETS Timetable (Jadual) from 15th July 2016

From 15th July 2016 there are two extra daily ETS trains a day, as well as another 2 extra ETS services at the weekends (Friday, Saturday and Sunday).

All trains depart daily except where specified :

EP 9231 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth at 05:00 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 08:35.

EG 9235 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 06:30 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 10:22.

EG 9201 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 07:45 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 11:49.

EP 9247 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth at 11:55 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 15:30 (Operates on Fridays / Saturdays and Sundays only).

EG 9233 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 14:55 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 18:47.

EG 9237 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 16:00 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 19:52.

EG 9209 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 17:58 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 21:50.

EG 9215 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 19:08 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 23:05.

EG 9249 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 22:00 - Arrives at KL Sentral at 01:52. (Operates on Fridays / Saturdays and Sundays only)


To make an online ticket booking for one of these trains click here>>

To see the full southbound ETS Train timetable click here>>

All trains are ETS Gold Services except EP 9231 and EP 9247 which are ETS Platinum Services.

For information on travel from Penang to KL by bus click here>>



Ticket Prices for the ETS Train Penang to Kuala Lumpur

Fares for the ETS to KL from Butterworth cost :

Gold Service : Adult : 59RM - Children : 34RM

Platinum Service : Adult : 79RM - Children : 44RM


Booking ETS Train Tickets

In George Town, if you want to buy your ETS tickets you can visit the KTM office at the Jetty so there is no need to go over to Butterworth Station.

Advance tickets can be purchased up to 60 days in advance.

For more information on the KTM office on Penang Island click here>>

For more information on Butterworth Train Station click here>>

Alternatively you can book ETS tickets from Penang to KL online, either directly from the KTMB website or by using an online ticket agent.

There is an extra small admin fee if you use the KTMB online booking facility.

Click here to visit our online train ticket booking page>>>