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.
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
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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.