Parit Buntar is the most northern town of Perak and located close to Penang and Kedah. There is no airport in Parit Buntar. Hence, the only way to go to Parit Buntar by public transportation is by taking the bus or train to Parit Buntar.
Parit Buntar is not popular for its tourism; instead, Parit Buntar is used as the interchange station for ETS train between Butterworth and Padang Besar. Apart from that, the construction of Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Parit Buntar also results in more demands of ETS train to Parit Buntar.
ETS train to Parit Buntar is one of the popular ETS train service that the locals sought after. Below is some of the popular ETS train to Parit Buntar, the estimated trip duration and the ticket price available for online booking at BusOnlineTicket.com:
|KL Sentral to Parit Buntar||4h||RM55||RM73||Book|
|Ipoh to Parit Buntar||1h 20m||RM27||RM35||Book|
|Butterworth to Parit Buntar||26m||RM14||RM16||Book|
|Padang Besar to Parit Buntar||1h 50m||RM31||–||Book|
|*||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 two types of ETS train to Parit Buntar:
You can go to Parit Buntar by ETS via two ETS routes namely Gemas-Butterworth-Gemas route and Gemas-Padang Besar-Gemas route.
Click to see the schedule of ETS train ticket to Parit Buntar from the north, effective from 1st August 2017.
The location of KTM Parit Buntar train station is in the city center of Parit Buntar. Once you get there, usually the only available public transportation available is taxi. Most of the locals would have their family or friends to pick them up from the train station.
The taxi fare from the Parit Buntar to the campus is about RM15. Alternatively, you can try online apps that provide short distance transfer service such as Uber or Grab Car.
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.