If you want to travel from Penang to Kampar in Perak, you can catch one of the regular fast KTM Electric Train Services (ETS) from Butterworth Railway Station on the mainland.
To get to Butterworth station from George Town, there is a regular ferry that runs throughout the day and takes just 15 minutes to get to Butterworth.
From the ferry terminal, it is just a five minute walk to the Butterworth Train Station.
Jadual Keretapi ETS dari Butterworth Pinang ke Kampar
To see the timetable in the opposite direction from Kampar click here >
New ETS Timetable 2023:
EP 9171 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth at 05:15 - Arrives in Kampar at 07:23.
EP 9173 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth at 06:20 - Arrives in Kampar at 08:28.
EG 9321 (ETS Gold) Departs Butterworth at 07:50 - Arrives in Kampar at 10:02.
EP 9175 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth at 12:45 - Arrives in Kampar at 14:53.
EP 9177 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth at 16:05 - Arrives in Kampar at 18:13.
EP 9179 (ETS Platinum) Departs Butterworth at 18:45 - Arrives in Kampar at 20:53.
To view the full ETS timetables from Butterworth with all the stops click here >
All ETS trains on this route between Butterworth and Kampar depart daily.
Train numbers starting with EG are ETS Gold Services.
Train numbers starting with EP are ETS Platinum Services.
Please Note: When taking the train from Butterworth, you will need to plan to take the ferry at least one hour before the train departure time to make sure you get to the station in time.
For more information about the ferry to Butterworth click here >
For the very early departure it is currently impossible to get over to Butterworth by ferry to make the departure, so you will either have to take an expensive taxi ride, or stay the night in Butterworth.
Bas Penang ke Kampar
If you would prefer to take a bus from Penang to Kampar, you can get one from either Sungai Nibong Bus Terminal or Butterworth Bus Terminal.
See our online bus booking page for the latest timetables and fares >
Harga Tiket Keretapi KTM ETS Penang ke Kampar
Train tickets from Butterworth to Kampar cost from:
Adult fare = 37 RM - Child fare = 23 RM
Adult fare = 48 RM - Child fare = 28 RM
Beli Tiket Keretapi untuk Berlepas dari Butterworth
If you are staying on Penang island, there is no need to go over to the mainland to buy your tickets from the railway station.
You can either:
1) take the easiest option and buy your tickets online >
Tickets online cost the same from the station or ticket office, so you can save yourself a journey.
2) Visit the KTM ticket office at the Penang jetty in George Town >
Butterworth Trains main page >
Book Tickets Online