If you are interested in travelling on the KTM Penang Taiping train service, there is a choice of the the new high-speed ETS Electric Train or a new Komuter (commuter) Train service via Bukit Mertajam.
The distance between Butterworth and Taiping is around 90 km.
Jadual Keretapi ETS dari Butterworth Penang ke Taiping
New Butterworth to Taiping ETS Schedule for 2020:
All trains depart daily.
Taiping train station is located just to the west of the town centre and is about a ten minute walk away from most hotels and guest houses.
Jadual Keretapi ETS dari Taiping ke Butterworth Penang Sentral
New Taiping to Butterworth ETS Timetable for 2020:
If you are planning to travel over to Penang Island from Butterworth train station you will need to catch the ferry which is just a couple of minutes walk away.
For more information on Butterworth train station click on the picture link below:
For more information on the ferry to Georgetown Penang click on the picture link below:
For your accommodation needs in Penang, please visit some of the following pages on our site:
Harga Tiket Kereta Api KTM ETS Taiping Penang
Tickets on ETS Gold Trains cost : Adult 21 RM - Child 15 RM
Tickets on ETS Platinum Trains cost : Adult 26 RM - Child 17 RM
To book your ticket on these trains you can visit either station or on Penang island:
If you want to continue your journey by train from Taiping to Kuala Lumpur click here for the departure times and fares >
Keretapi Komuter KTM dari Butterworth Penang ke Taiping
It is now possible to travel on the cheaper commuter train services between Butterworth and Taiping.
From Butterworth, you used to have to take a Komuter Train to Bukit Mertajam, then change trains there for Komuter services to Taiping.
However, from March 2020, there are now more direct commuter trains from Butterworth to Taiping.