ETS Train from KL Sentral to Alor Setar, Kedah
Schedule (Jadual) and Ticket Prices (Harga Tiket)

If you want to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar as quickly as possible, the KTM ETS Train from KL Sentral to Alor Setar in Kedah is now the fastest way to go.

These new fast trains can travel at speeds of 140 Kilometres an hour, much quicker than a bus and taking half the time of the old diesel Intercity services that used to operate on this route.

Trains leave from the main station in Kuala Lumpur, KL Sentral, but you can also catch these services from the old station (Terminal KTM), departing just five minutes later than the times shown below.

Seats on ETS train from KL Sentral to Alor SetarSeats on ETS train from KL Sentral to Alor Setar

ETS Train Schedule from KL Sentral to Alor Setar

New ETS timetable valid until the 29th of February 2020:

All the following ETS services depart daily:

To view the schedule from Alor Setar to Kuala Lumpur click here >

EG 9222 (ETS Gold Service): Departs KL Sentral at 07:12 - Arrives at Alor Setar at 12:20.

EP 9274 (ETS Platinum Service): Departs KL Sentral at 08:30 - Arrives at Alor Setar at 13:35. (This new train includes a Business Class carriage).

EP 9202 (ETS Platinum Service): Departs KL Sentral at 09:55 - Arrives at Alor Setar at 14:49.

EG 9420 (ETS Gold Service): Departs KL Sentral at 10:28 - Arrives at Alor Setar at 15:36.

EP 9204 (ETS Platinum Service): Departs KL Sentral at 18:34 - Arrives at Alor Setar at 23:31.

EG 9224 (ETS Gold Service): Departs KL Sentral at 22:50 - Arrives at Alor Setar at 03:55.

If you wish to see the full timetable for these trains click here >


If you would prefer to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Alor Setar by bus:

Click here to find departure times and fares >

Ticket Prices for the ETS Train from KL Sentral to Alor Setar

How much does the train from KL to Alor Setar cost?

Fares for these services are as follows:

ETS Gold Services cost: Adult 70 RM - Child 39 RM

ETS Platinum Services cost: Adult 93 RM - Child 51 RM

Please note: There are no 1st or 2nd class carriages - all the coaches are the same class.

Buying ETS Train Tickets to Alor Setar

Train tickets in Malaysia are available to purchase from a few weeks to a few months in advance.

You can buy tickets from any KTMB railway station or for an easier booking process, use an online agent (booking fees may apply).

You can book tickets online here >

Alor Setar to Langkawi Ferry Jetty at Kuala Kedah

If you are using this train to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Langkawi, you will have to take a taxi to the jetty from the station, or walk into the city centre and catch a cheap bus to the jetty.

For ferry times and fares from Kuala Kedah to Langkawi Island click here >

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