If you want to travel from Bukit Mertajam to Hat Yai by train, you can take the KTM Bukit Mertajam to Padang Besar Komuter to the Thailand border, then take a shuttle service, taxi, minivan or bus to Hat Yai.
These cheap commuter trains have now replaced all the Electric Train Services (ETS) on the BM to Padang Besar route, with many more departures a day.
The duration of the journey from Bukit Mertajam to Padang Besar is one hour, 40 minutes.
Latest, new KTM Komuter schedule for 2018 / 2019.
Train No 2940 Departs B. Mertajam at 05:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 07:16.
Train No 2944 Departs B. Mertajam at 06:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 08:16.
Train No 2948 Departs B. Mertajam at 07:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 09:16.
Train No 2952 Departs B. Mertajam at 08:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 10:16.
Train No 2954 Departs B. Mertajam at 09:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 11:16.
Train No 2956 Departs B. Mertajam at 10:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 12:15.
Train No 2960 Departs B. Mertajam at 12:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 14:16.
Train No 2964 Departs B. Mertajam at 14:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 16:16.
Train No 2966 Departs B. Mertajam at 15:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 17:16.
Train No 2968 Departs B. Mertajam at 16:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 18:16.
Train No 2972 Departs B. Mertajam at 17:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 19:16.
Train No 2976 Departs B. Mertajam at 18:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 20:16.
Train No 2980 Departs B. Mertajam at 19:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 21:16.
Train No 2984 Departs B. Mertajam at 21:36 - Arrives Pdg. Besar at 23:16.
Tickets on this route cost just RM 10.70 and are sold on the day of departure only from BM Railway Station ticket counter.
If you want to continue your journey by train to Hat Yai, you can connect to one of two Shuttle train services that depart from Padang Besar Railway Station to Hat Yai Junction Railway Station.
If you do not want to wait around for the Shuttle train, you can cross over the main border crossing at Pdg. Besar (located across a pedestrian bridge over the railway tracks) and take a taxi, minvan or local bus to Hat Yai.