KTM Train from KL Sentral to Bukit Mertajam Schedule

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.

ETS Train Schedule from KL Sentral to Bukit Mertajam (BM)

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 >

ETS Timetable during RMCO (Jadual ETS semasa PKPP)

There is a new temporary timetable from the 15th July 2020.

To see the full ETS timetable for all northbound trains click here >

New Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Mertajam Train Timetable 2020:

New KL to BM ETS Timetable

The schedule shown below is currently not operating. To see the timetable in operation at the moment click here >

*EP 9172 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 08:10 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 12:10 (Operates Daily).
* This new ETS2 service operates with a Business Class coach.

EP 9104 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 11:05 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 15:05 (Operates Daily).

EP 9106 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 13:30 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 17:29 (Operates Daily).

EP 9372 (ETS Platinum) Departs KL Sentral at 17:33 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 21:32 (Operates Daily).
* This new ETS2 service operates with a Business Class coach.

EG 9126 (ETS Gold) Departs KL Sentral at 20:00 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 00:04 (Operates Daily).

EG 9128 (ETS Gold) Departs KL Sentral at 22:15 - Arrives in Bukit Mertajam at 02:19 (Operates Daily).

Ticket Prices for the Train from KL Sentral to Bukit Mertajam

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

Buying ETS Train Tickets

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 city.

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 >

Related Pages:

Trains to Penang page >

Kuala Lumpur Trains page >

BM KTM train timetables >