The KTM Electric Train Service (ETS) from Ipoh to Kuala Lumpur operates many times a day and is a quick and easy way to travel between the the state capital of Perak and the capital of Malaysia.
Easily the quickest way to travel from Ipoh to KL, trains depart from Ipoh Railway Station to either KL Sentral Railway Station or you can disembark at the old KL Station (Terminal KTM).
New Ipoh to KL Sentral train timetable for 2020:
There are three different types of train service on the KTM Ipoh to KL Sentral ETS route:
- Silver (stops at all station)
- Gold (limited stops)
- Platinum (stops just three times).
The duration of the train journey from Ipoh to KL Sentral is around two and a half hours, depending on which service you travel on.
New ETS Silver schedule for 2020:
Train ES 9051 departs Ipoh at 05:00 - Arrives KL Sentral at 07:45.
There are many more Gold services on this route, with varying amounts of stops.
New ETS Gold train from Ipoh to KL Sentral schedule 2020:
Train EG 9023 departs Ipoh at 06:00 - Arrives KL Sentral at 08:40.
Train EG 9121 departs Ipoh at 06:57 - Arrives KL Sentral at 09:34.
Train EG 9025 departs Ipoh at 08:20 - Arrives KL Sentral at 11:01.
Train EG 9321 departs Ipoh at 09:12 - Arrives KL Sentral at 11:54.
Train EG 9221 departs Ipoh at 10:10 - Arrives KL Sentral at 12:55.
Train EG 9027 departs Ipoh at 12:00 - Arrives KL Sentral at 14:40.
Train *EG 9027 departs Ipoh at 14:28 - Arrives KL Sentral at 17:09.
* New service starting from the 1st of December 2019
Train EG 9031 departs Ipoh at 16:05 - Arrives KL Sentral at 18:45.
Train EG 9035 departs Ipoh at 18:12 - Arrives KL Sentral at 20:52.
Train EG 9425 departs Ipoh at 19:09 - Arrives KL Sentral at 21:49.
Train EG 9037 departs Ipoh at 19:34 - Arrives KL Sentral at 22:14.
Train EG 9123 departs Ipoh at 20:15 - Arrives KL Sentral at 22:59.
New ETS Platinum train schedule 2020:
This service stops three times at Batu Gajah, Kampar and the old Kuala Lumpur Station
Train EP 9103 departs Ipoh at 07:47 - Arrives KL Sentral at 10:26.
Train EP 9201 departs Ipoh at 12:38 - Arrives KL Sentral at 15:13.
Train *EP 9105 departs Ipoh at 14:52 - Arrives KL Sentral at 17:30.
Replaced by the EP 9173 from the 1st of Decmber 2019 (includs a new Business Class coach).
Train EP 9203 departs Ipoh at 16:43 - Arrives KL Sentral at 19:20.
Train EP 9107 departs Ipoh at 17:42 - Arrives KL Sentral at 20:17.
Train EP 9275 departs Ipoh at 18.38 - Arrives KL Sentral 21:26. (This new train includes a Business Class carriage).
Train EP 9205 departs Ipoh at 19:49 - Arrives KL Sentral at 22:30.
Fares for travelling on the ETS train from Ipoh to KL Sentral cost:
Silver Service: RM25 (Adult) - RM17 (Child)
Gold Service: RM36 (Adult) - RM22 (Child)
Platinum Service: RM46 (Adult) - RM27 (Child)
Tickets can be bought at the station, or if you prefer you can book advance tickets online direct from the KTM website or from an online train ticket agent.