Below you will find the latest train schedule for the KTM Komuter Padang Rengas to Bukit Mertajam / Butterworth Penang Route.
These commuter services are a very cheap way to travel from Perak state to Penang state, changing at Bukit Mertajam for further Komuter services north to the Thai border, or more services to Butterworth.
(Jadual Komuter Padang Rengas ke Bukit Mertajam / 时间表)
Latest timetable valid from the 22nd July 2022:
|Butterworth (Penang Sentral)||06:36||08:16||09:46||14:51||18:46||20:31|
From March 2020, KTM have changed this route to include all trains now travelling directly to Butterworth (Penang Sentral) - Previously to get to Butterworh you had to change trains at Bukit Mertajam.
If you want to travel to stations north into the states of Kedah and Perlis (all the way to the Thai border at Padang Besar), you can change trains at Bukit Mertajam to connect to the other Northern Commuter train route.
Usually, the timing between departures is just a few minutes, but at some times the wait can be quite a bit longer, so check the timetables carefully to make sure you can make the best connections.
Changing trains at Bukit Mertajam, you can take a cheap commuter train north to:
Tasek Gelugor, Sungai Petani, Gurun, Kobah, Alor Setar, Anak Bukit, Kodiang, Arau, Bukit Ketri and Padang Besar (the Malaysia / Thailand border train station).
To see a price list of commuter rail fares on this route, please see: