KTM Penang Melaka Train (via Tampin) Times and Fares

If you would like to travel from Penang to Melaka by train, or vice versa, it is possible to complete 95% of the journey on the daily fast ETS train to and from Gemas and get off in Tampin (Pulau Sebang).

Tampin is located a little under 40 kilometres inland from Melaka (Malacca) and can be reached by public bus or taxi.

For those that don't want the hassle of changing from train to bus and would prefer to travel from Penang to Melaka direct, you may want to consider taking a direct bus from Penang to Melaka.

Click here for more detail on buses to Melaka>>

Times for the Train from Penang to Melaka (Tampin)

New Schedule valid from 19th May 2016.

Please note : the Intercity Express Trains on this route have all been cancelled from this date.

Train No EG9201 leaves Butterworth railway station at 07:45 and arrives in Tampin at 13:47.

To see the full timetable click here>>

When you arrive at Tampin station there will be plenty of taxi drivers happy to take you off to Melaka for around 35 Ringgit upwards.

If you want to catch a public bus for around 5 Ringgit, walk down to the main road and turn left.

Then at the traffic lights turn left again.

The bus station is just a little distance down here.

The whole walk is around one kilometre.

Buses leave regularly to Melaka Sentral until 20:00 and take around an hour, depending on traffic.

Times of the Train from Melaka to Penang

New Schedule valid from 19th May 2016.

If you would like to travel from Melaka to Penang by train.

Train No 2 EG9202 leaves Tampin at 15:26 and arrives in Butterworth railway station at 21:25.

To see the full timetable click here>>

From the station you have a couple of minutes walk to the ferry terminal where boats leave regularly for the island.

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Ticket Prices for the Penang Melaka Train

Train fares shown below are for one-way tickets in either direction.

The high-speed ETS Train from Penang to Melaka costs :

  • Adult 75RM - Child 42RM

All carriages are air-conditioned.

Booking Tickets :

In Penang you can pre-book your tickets at the KTM office next to the ferry terminal or from Butterworth Station or online from the KTM website.

From Melaka you can only book your tickets from Tampin station, so it is advisable to pre-book your ticket online.

Click here for more details and or to make an online train booking>>

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