KTM Penang Taiping Train

If you are interested in travelling on the KTM Penang Taiping train service, there is a choice of the the new high-speed ETS Electric Train or a new Komuter (commuter) Train service via Bukit Mertajam.

The distance between Butterworth and Taiping is around 90 kms.



ETS Train Schedule from Butterworth Penang to Taiping

All trains depart daily except where specified :

EP9231 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth, Penang 05:00 - Arrives at Taiping 05:49.

EG9235 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth 06:30 - Arrives at Taiping 07:23.

EG9201 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 07:45 - Arrives at Taiping 08:40.

EP9247 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth at 11:55 - Arrives at Taiping 12:44 (Operates on Fridays / Saturdays and Sundays only).

EG9233 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 14:55 - Arrives at Taiping 15:48.

EG9237 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 16:00 - Arrives at Taiping 16:53.

EG9209 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 17:58 - Arrives at Taiping 18:51.

EG9215 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 19:08 - Arrives at Taiping 20:04.

EG9249 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 22:00 - Arrives at Taiping 22:53. (Operates on Fridays / Saturdays and Sundays only).

EG9217 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 22:50 - Arrives at Taiping 23:39.

To view the full timetable for the fast ETS trains from Penang to Taiping click here>>


Click to find the best places to stay in Taiping

Taiping train station is located just to the east of the town centre and is about a ten minute walk away from most hotels and guest houses.


ETS Train Schedule from Taiping to Butterworth Penang

All trains depart daily except where specified :

EG9500 (ETS Gold) Departs Taiping at 06:20 - Arrives at Butterworth at 07:18.

EP9246 (ETS Platinum) Departs Taiping at 10:33 - Arrives at Butterworth at 11:25 (Operates on Fridays / Saturdays and Sundays only).

EP9232 (ETS Platinum) Departs Taiping at 11:43 - Arrives at Butterworth at 12:35.

EG9208 (ETS Gold) Departs Taiping at 12:29 - Arrives at Butterworth at 13:23.

EG9236 (ETS Gold) Departs Taiping at 13:36 - Arrives at Butterworth at 14:30.

EG9248 (ETS Gold) Departs Taiping at 18:58 - Arrives at Butterworth at 19:52 (Operates on Fridays / Saturdays and Sundays only).

EG9202 (ETS Gold) Departs Taiping at 20:27 - Arrives at Butterworth at 21:25.

EG9216 (ETS Gold) Departs Taiping at 20:56 - Arrives at Butterworth at 21:50.

EG9234 (ETS Gold) Departs Taiping at 22:58 - Arrives at Butterworth at 23:52.

EG9238 (ETS Gold) Departs Taiping at 23:28 - Arrives at Butterworth at 00:22.



To view the timetable for the new fast ETS trains from Taiping to Penang click here>>

If you are planning to travel over to Penang Island from Butterworth train station you will need to catch the ferry which is just a couple of minutes walk away.

For more information on the ferry click here>>

For more information on Butterworth train station click here>>


For your accommodation needs in Penang, please visit some of the following pages on our site :

Hotels and Resorts in Penang Island

Budget Hotels in Georgetown

Budget Hotels near the beach in Batu Ferringhi

Beach Hotels around Penang Island


Penang Taiping Train Fares - ETS

Tickets on ETS Gold Trains cost : Adult 21RM - Child 15RM

Tickets on ETS Platinum Trains cost : Adult 26RM - Child 17RM

To book your ticket on these trains you can visit either station or on Penang island :

just go to the ticket office near the jetty in Georgetown.

Or you can easily book them online here>>>

If you want to continue your journey by train from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur click here for the departure times and fares.

KTM Komuter Trains from Butterworth Penang to Taiping

It is now possible to travel on the cheaper commuter train services between Butterworth and Taiping.

From Butterworth, you will have to take a Komuter Train to Bukit Mertajam, then change trains there for Komuter services to Taiping.

Please see our Komuter train page here for more details, times and fares >>


More Train Departures from Butterworth Penang >>