The quickest, easiest and cheapest way to travel from Bukit Mertajam to Alor Setar in Kedah, is to take one of the frequent KTM Commuter Northern Trains (KTM Komuter Utara).
They are cheap, fast and there are regular departures from KTM Bukit Mertajam station (BM) to Alor Setar station located close to the city centre.
Bukit Mertajam KTM Railway Station is the interchange station for trains on the Komuter Utara routes.
The route you want to take is from BM to Padang Besar (the other route takes you into Perak state terminating at Padang Rengas).
Jadual Keretapi Komuter KTM Bukit Mertajam ke Alor Setar
Latest BM to A. Setar KTM Komuter schedule for 2022 - 2023.
To see the latest commuter train timetable from Bukit Mertajam Railway Station to Alor Setar Railway Station please click on the following link:
The duration of the journey by commuter train from BM to Alor Setar is 57 minutes.
Harga Tiket / Tambang
To see the latest commuter train ticket prices from Bukit Mertajam to Alor Setar, please see the following pages:
Beli Tiket Keretapi KTM ke Alor Setar dari Bukit Mertajam
When travelling by KTM Komuter trains in Malaysia, there is no need to make a reservation.
Just turn up at BM station, buy your tickets from the ticket counter and take the next train heading north towards Padang Besar.
Seating on these trains is on a first-come, first-served basis so it is best to avoid the rush hours as trains can get really busy during these times with workers heading to and from their place of work.
Once you train arrives at Alor Setar train station, you can easily walk into the city centre in 10 to 15 minutes or you can take a short taxi ride.
If you are travelling from Bukit Mertajam to Langkawi Island from the nearby port at Kuala Kedah, you can get a taxi from the train station straight to the jetty or you can walk into the city centre and take a cheap local bus that drops you off right in front of the ferry terminal.