Butterworth to Taiping Transport

By Road (Bus / Car)

Butterworth is only 140 km away from Bukit Kayu Hitam (Sadao in Thailand) Border checkpoint. Taiping is another 86 km from Butterworth via North-south Highway, which is also part of AH2 (Asian Highway 2).

By Train – ETS (KTM)

Electrified Train Service – ETS provided by KTM has 7 scheduled trips from Butterworth to Taiping on daily basis.

Butterworth to Taiping Train Schedule

04:58 – 05:54
06:13 – 07:09
07:00 – 08:03 (train no. 2903)
07:25 – 08:21
16:23 – 17:19
19:00 – 20:03 (train no. 2917)
19:45 – 20:41

There is another 5 trips departure from Padang Besar (another Malaysia-Thailand border) to Taiping – Kuala Kangsar – Ipoh and KL Sentral. The journey from Padang Besar to Taiping takes about 2 hours and 15 minutes.

P. Besar to Taiping Train Schedule

07:47 – 10:02
11:15 – 13:24
14:20 – 16:34
17:13 – 19:23
18:05 – 20:21

This is part of the proposed Pan-Asia Railway Network under construction, when completed that would connect Kunming – Singapore, via Vientiane, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur and also Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh, Yangon, Mandalay and Chiang Mai.