Butterworth to Taiping
Penang – Butterworth is only 140 km away from Bukit Kayu Hitam – Sadao Border checkpoint in Thailand. Further 86 km southward via North-south Highway, which is also part of AH2, will reach Taiping in Northern Perak, Malaysia.
Butterworth to Taiping by Train (ETS/KTM)
Schedule Electrified Train Service (ETS) provided by KTM has 4 trips a day from Butterworth to Taiping takes about 55 minutes.
05:00 – 05:50, 07:00 – 07:57, 15:00 – 15:54 & 21:45 – 22:39
Another 3 trips departure from Padang Besar to KL Sentral / Ipoh, also pass-by Butterworth and Taiping. Which is part of the proposed Pan-Asia Railway Network under construction, when completed that would connect China, Singapore and all the countries of mainland Southeast Asia.