Ipoh is the capital city of Perak, one of the popular and touristy cities in Malaysia. Attractions in Ipoh include the Lost World of Tambun Theme Park and the newly built MAPS Perak. As a result, the ETS train to Ipoh is a very popular mode of transportation among tourists for its excellent condition and affordable prices.
Besides being popular among tourists, locals from Ipoh also use the ETS train service to travel back and forth on weekend from their college or workplace to their hometown. Therefore, passengers would book their ETS train tickets in advance to secure their seats, especially during festive season.
Ipoh is one of the KTM train station stops for all ETS train routes. You can easily reach Ipoh from the southern part or the northern part of Malaysia with the ETS train service.
Below are some of the popular train to Ipoh, their duration and the train ticket prices available for online booking at BusOnlineTicket.com:
|KL to Ipoh||2h 30m||RM24||RM35||RM46|
|Butterworth to Ipoh||2h 15m||–||RM33||RM42|
|Kepong to Ipoh||2h 5m||RM24||RM34||–|
|Bukit Mertajam to Ipoh||2h 5m||–||RM31||RM39|
|*||Duration might not be accurate and is only for your reference. Changes to fares are at the discretion of the KTM/ETS operators.|
There are three types of ETS train to Ipoh:
|•||ETS Silver – stop at all stops, hence taking a longer time|
|•||ETS Gold – have less stops compared to ETS Silver, have more stops compared to ETS Platinum|
|•||ETS Platinum – have the least stops, taking slightly lesser time and complimentary snacks is served on board|
ETS train to Ipoh is available on all three ETS routes namely KL Sentral-Ipoh-KL Sentral route, Gemas-Butterworth-Gemas route and Gemas-Padang Besar-Gemas route.
Click here to see ETS train schedule from Gemas to Butterworth route, valid from 1st August 2017.
|*||Not shown here is the Butterworth to Gemas route.|
Click here to see ETS train schedule from Gemas to Padang Besar route, valid from 1st August 2017.
|*||Not shown here is the Padang Besar to Gemas route.|
Click here to see ETS train schedule from KL Sentral to Ipoh route, valid from 1st August 2017.
|*||Not shown here is the Ipoh to KL Sentral route.|
KTM Ipoh train station, or Ipoh Railway Station, is located at the city center of Ipoh nearby the state mosque. The building itself is one of the precious heritage remaining from the colonial area built by the British. You will find many visitors coming to the train station for pictures and admiring the beautiful architecture.
There will be taxi service available to take you to your next destination once you reach the train station. Alternatively, you can walk around 5-10 minutes to the Medan Kidd Bus Station to take local buses.
The train is comfortable and suitable to facilitate senior citizens and OKU or handicap.
Passengers can find F&B bar in coach C to get some food or drinks with reasonable price.
Toilets are in coach B & E. Handicap toilet is in coach D.
Muslims can also find a Musolla in coach C right beside the F&B bar.
Since ETS train to Ipoh is popular among locals and tourists, passengers are advised to book and secure their ETS tickets in advance. Booking online is easy with BusOnlineTicket.com. Besides, booking online helps to save the time and cost of going to the train station.