ETS Train to Padang Besar

ETS Train to Padang Besar

Train to Padang Besar

ETS train to Padang Besar is one of the popular train routes in Malaysia because Padang Besar is the gateway to go to Thailand cross border. Apart from the locals, tourists who wish to travel to Thailand after done exploring Malaysia also prefer to take this ETS train service.

The conditions of the ETS trains are always in a great care of the staff. The facilities and the safety measures provided in the train ensure a comfortable train ride for all passengers.

Popular Train to Padang Besar – Duration and Fares

Train to Padang Besar is highly sought-after, especially from the big cities in Malaysia like Kuala Lumpur and Ipoh. The ticket price for ETS train to Padang Besar depends on the departure point and the ticket type you choose. Below are some of the popular ETS train routes to Padang Besar:

From Est. Duration Gold Platinum
KL Sentral to Padang Besar 5h 30m RM76 RM102
Ipoh to Padang Besar 3h 10m RM50 RM66
Parit Buntar to Padang Besar 1h 50m RM31
Sg Petani to Padang Besar 1h 15m RM23 RM29
* Duration might not be accurate and is only for your reference. Changes to fares are at the discretion of the KTM/ETS operators.

ETS Gold and ETS Platinum

If you are going to Padang Besar by using ETS train service, you will need to follow the Gemas to Padang Besar route. On this route, there are two types of ETS train going to Padang Besar:

  • ETS Gold – have more stops compared to ETS Platinum
  • ETS Platinum – have the least stops, taking slightly shorter time. Complimentary snacks are served on-board

Click here to see the ETS train schedule for Gemas to Padang Besar route.

Please click on the timetable for better view.

ETS train schedule for Gemas-Padang Besar ETS train route

KTM Padang Besar Train Station

There are actually two Padang Besar train stations. One is located in Malaysia before the cross-border line; another one is located in Thailand around 6km away from the first one.

• Custom and Immigration Process

KTM Padang Besar train station is located in Perlis, near the cross-border line between Malaysia and Thailand. If you plan to go to Thailand after the train travel to Padang Besar, you can do the customs and immigration process inside the Padang Besar train station. Just follow the signboards once you alight from the train to get your passport stamped.

Other facilities in the KTM Padang Besar train station include washrooms, restaurants, and money changer.

ETS Train Facilities

The train is comfortable and suitable to facilitate senior citizens and OKU or the disabled.

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 prayer room in coach C right beside the F&B bar.


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