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).
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 twice).
Latest timetable from the 3rd June 2018:
The duration of the train journey from Ipoh to KL Sentra is around two and a half hours, depending on which service you travel on.
New ETS Silver schedule from 3rd June 2018:
Train ES 9051 departs Ipoh at 05:05 - Arrives KL Sentral at 08:05.
There are many more Gold services on this route, with varying amounts of stops.
New ETS Gold from Ipoh to KL Sentral schedule from 3rd June 2018:
Train EG 9023 departs Ipoh at 06:25 - Arrives KL Sentral at 09:15.
Train EG 9121 departs Ipoh at 06:44 - Arrives KL Sentral at 09:30.
Train EG 9025 departs Ipoh at 08:10 - Arrives KL Sentral at 11:00.
Train EG 9321 departs Ipoh at 09:12 - Arrives KL Sentral at 12:03.
Train EG 9221 departs Ipoh at 10:53 - Arrives KL Sentral at 13:47.
Train EG 9027 departs Ipoh at 11:45 - Arrives KL Sentral at 14:35.
Train EG 9029 departs Ipoh at 13:00 - Arrives KL Sentral at 15:50.
Train EG 9031 departs Ipoh at 15:25 - Arrives KL Sentral at 18:15.
Train EG 9035 departs Ipoh at 18:30 - Arrives KL Sentral at 21:20.
Train EG 9037 departs Ipoh at 19:40 - Arrives KL Sentral at 22:30.
Train EG 9425 departs Ipoh at 21:14 - Arrives KL Sentral at 00:06.
Train EG 9123 departs Ipoh at 21:31 - Arrives KL Sentral at 00:13.
New ETS Platinum schedule from 3rd June 2018:
This service stops three times at Batu Gajah, Kampar and the old Kuala Lumpur Station
Train EP 9103 departs Ipoh at 07:59 - Arrives KL Sentral at 10:40.
Train EP 9201 departs Ipoh at 14:14 - Arrives KL Sentral at 16:55.
Train EP 9203 departs Ipoh at 17:24 - Arrives KL Sentral at 20:05.
Train EP 9105 departs Ipoh at 18:09 - Arrives KL Sentral at 20:50.
Train EP 9205 departs Ipoh at 20:14 - Arrives KL Sentral at 22:55.
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.