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 overland.

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 KL 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

Jadual Keretapi ETS dari KL Sentral ke Alor Setar

All the following ETS services depart daily:

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

ETS Timetable during RMCO (Jadual ETS semasa PKPP)

There is a new temporary timetable from the 15th July 2020.

New ETS timetable for 2020:

New KL to Alor Setar ETS Timetable

The schedule shown below is currently not operating. To see the timetable in operation at the moment click here >

EG 9222: (ETS Gold Service) Departs KL Sentral at 07:05 - Arrives Alor Setar at 12:06 (Operates Daily).

*EP 9274: (ETS Platinum Service) Departs KL Sentral at 09:20 - Arrives Alor Setar at 14:07 - *This new ETS2 service includes a Business Class carriage (Operates Daily).

EP 9202: (ETS Platinum Service) Departs KL Sentral at 09:50 - Arrives Alor Setar at 14:37 (Operates Daily).

EG 9420: (ETS Gold Service) Departs KL Sentral at 10:33 - Arrives Alor Setar at 15:37 (Operates Daily).

EP 9204: (ETS Platinum Service) Departs KL Sentral at 18:25 - Arrives Alor Setar at 23:14 (Operates Daily).

EG 9226: (ETS Gold Service): Departs KL Sentral at 22:45 - Arrives at Alor Setar at 03:43 (Operates Daily).

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 or you want to fly:

See our how to get to Alor Setar from KL page here >

Alor Setar KTM stationAlor Setar KTM station

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

Harga Tiket Kereta Api KTM ETS dari KL Sentral ke 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 except for the newer ETS2 trains that operate with one Business Class carriage.

Buying ETS Train Tickets to Alor Setar

Membeli Tiket Keretapi ETS ke 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

Alor Setar ke Jeti Feri Langkawi di 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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