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Butterworth to Taiping Transport

Butterworth to Taiping by Road (Bus / Car)

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

AH2 – Asian Highway 2

AH2 – Asian Highway 2, is one of the routes in Asian Highway Network from Denpasar (Bali), Surabaya, Jakarta, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh, Taiping and Bukit Kayu Hitam via NSE. to Hatyai, Chumphon via Route 4, Bangkok, Tak, Mei Sai in Chiang Rai. to Myanmar, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and ended in Khosravi, Iran. 13,107 kilometres in total length.

Butterworth Transport Terminal

Butterworth to Taiping 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

Pan-Asia Railway Network

It is also known as Kunming – Singapore Railway, 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. It is part of Trans Asian Railway Network – TAR, a project of UNESCAP – United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.