Penang Sungai Petani Train

With the new Komuter Utara (north) trains now operating between Kamunting, Butterworth and Padang Besar, it has never been easier and cheaper to travel from Butterworth Penang to Sungai Petani by train (or vice versa).

Train Schedule from Butterworth Penang to Sungai Petani

There are now many Komuter trains a day that operate between Penang Railway Station in Butterworth to Sungai Petani in the state of Kedah.

Komuter Trains leave Butterworth for Sungai Petani at the following times every day :

05:25, 06:25, 07:35, 08:25, 10:25, 12:25, 14:25, 16:25, 17:25, 18:25, 19:25, 20:25, 22:25 (there is also an extra train at 09:25 on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays).

The trip from Butterworth to Sungai Petani by train takes just 34 minutes.

See our Butterworth Komuter page for more information >>

Ticket Prices :

The Komuter Train fare from Butterworth to Sungai Petani is just RM 3.60 for adults, with 50% off for children aged 2 to 12 years old.

You could also catch the International Express Train 36 but it is much slower taking nearly an hour to get to Sungai Petani, or one of the high-speed ETS Trains that travel between Butterworth and Padang Besar, but the fares are more expensive for this short trip

Fares for the ETS Trains to Sungai Petani will cost you RM 14 and take just a couple of minutes less, so you really should stick to using the Komuter Services on this route.

Sungai Petani Railway Station is located right in the centre of town, with plenty of accommodation options close by.

For places to stay in Sungai Petani click here>>

Train Schedule from Sungai Petani to Butterworth Penang

Komuter Trains from Sungai Petani to Butterworth Penang leave many times a day at, every one or two hours :

To see the full Komuter Timetable click here >>

Again, you could catch the much slower International Express Train 35 or the much more expensive high-speed ETS Trains travelling from Padang Besar to Butterworth.

Train fares from Sungai Petani to Butterworth are as per above.

When you arrive at Butterworth Railway Station, you can easily walk to the ferry terminal in just a few minutes where you can catch regular boats over to George Town on Penang Island.

The Butterworth Bus Terminal is also just outside the entrance to the station.

George Town has hundreds of places to stay, catering for every budget, with cheap backpacker hostels, to luxury 5 star heritage hotels.

To get an idea of the best places to stay in Penang :

Visit our where to stay in Penang page here>>

If you want to stay on the mainland, Butterworth has a few hotels to choose from, some within walking distance of the train station.

For our Butterworth Hotels page click here>>

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