If you want to travel by train from KL Sentral (Kuala Lumpur) to Bukit Mertajam in Penang state, you have a choice of daily departures with both Gold and Platinum services operating on this route.
The trip to BM from KL takes around four hours and is much faster now the new Electric Train Services (ETS) have replaced the old diesel operated express trains.
Jadual ETS dari KL Sentral ke Bukit Mertajam / ETS 时间表
If you want to travel in the other direction from BM to KL:
You can see the timetable from BM to KL Sentral here >
To see the full ETS timetable for all northbound trains click here >
New Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam Train Timetable valid from the 15th of January 2022 into 2023:
EP 9172 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 08:03 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 12:03 (Operates Daily).
EP 9174 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 11:08 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 15:11 (Operates Daily).
EP 9176 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 13:37 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 17:37 (Operates Daily).
EP 9178 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 15:55 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 19:55 (Operates Daily).
EG 9322 (ETS Gold) Departs KL Sentral at 17:55 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 22:11 (Operates Daily).
EP 9180 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 20:10 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 00:10 (Operates Daily).
All EP numbered Platinum train services are now operated by the newer ETS2 trains that contain a Business Class coach.
Harga Tiket Keretapi dari KL Sentral ke Bukit Mertajam
The price of seats on the above service varies depending on the type (Gold or Platinum) of train you decide to take.
There are no different seat classes on all the trains apart from the newer ETS2 trains that have a Business Class coach.
The Platinum Trains depart at the most convenient times and stop fewer times along the route.
Tickets for these EP numbered trains cost:
Adult: 77 RM - Children: 43 RM.
The Gold Trains are cheaper and slightly slower, stopping a more of the smaller stations along the route.
Tickets for these EG numbered trains cost:
Adult: 58 RM - Children: 33 RM
Please note: The fares shown above should be used as a guide only as KTM now uses a "Flexi Fare" system which means that each train ticket will vary depending on many different factors (to get cheaper tickets - Book in advance as far as you can).
Beli Tiket ETS
The new ETS services are a very popular way to travel around Peninsular Malaysia and this route is particularly popular, especially at the weekends and holidays when people head to Penang Island (via Butterworth) for a few days break from the capital.
So, if you want to travel on these trains, booking in advance is a must.
You can book advance tickets from any KTMB railway station ticket office, or more conveniently, you can book your seats online for the same price.
To book online, visit our ETS train booking page here >
Book Tickets Online