The best way to travel from Anak Bukit to Penang is to take the KTM Anak Bukit to Butterworth Komuter Train (commuter), which offers a cheap and regular service in this area of Peninsular Malaysia.
The duration of the journey by train from Anak Bukit to Butterworth is one hour and 13 minutes.
Latest KTM Komuter train timetable valid for 2021 (Jadual perjalanan KTM Anak Bukit ke Butterworth):
Train number 2941 Departs Anak Bukit at 06:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 07:16.
Train number 2943 Departs Anak Bukit at 07:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 08:16.
Train number 2945 Departs Anak Bukit at 08:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 09:16.
Train number 2947 Departs Anak Bukit at 09:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 10:16.
Train number 2949 Departs Anak Bukit at 11:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 12:16.
Train number 2951 Departs Anak Bukit at 13:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 14:16.
Train number 2953 Departs Anak Bukit at 14:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 15:16.
Train number 2955 Departs Anak Bukit at 15:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 16:16.
Train number 2957 Departs Anak Bukit at 16:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 17:16.
Train number 2961 Departs Anak Bukit at 17:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 18:16.
Train number 2963 Departs Anak Bukit at 18:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 19:16.
Train number 2967 Departs Anak Bukit at 19:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 20:16.
Train number 2969 Departs Anak Bukit at 20:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 21:16.
Train number 2973 Departs Anak Bukit at 22:03 - Arrives at Butterworth at 23:16.
Please Note: KTM have added a few additional trains (from March 2020) on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
For the commuter train fare from Anak Bukit and Butterworth, please see the following pages:
KTM Komuter train tickets are only sold on the day of travel.
No advance booking is available or necessary and seats are on a first come, first served basis.
If the trains are busy, you may find you have to stand for part of the journey.
The train station in Butterworth is located close to the Jetty where regular boats depart for Georgetown on Penang Island.
The train station is also just a short walk away from Penang Sentral, where you can take a bus to most destinations in Peninsular Malaysia.
If you are looking for someway to stay near the train station:
For a much greater choice of accommodation, you are better off heading over to Georgetown.