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).
Butterworth Transport Terminal
Butterworth to Taiping by Train – ETS (KTM)
6 trips of ETS and 5 trips of Commuter Train provided by KTM from Butterworth to Taiping on daily basis.
ETS Time-table: Butterworth – Taiping ( > Ipoh – KL Sentral)
Train no. EP9171 / 9173 / EG9231 / EP9175 / 9177 / 9179 – Duration: 56min
Butterworth (05:15 / 06:20 / 07:50 / 12:45 / 16:05 / 18:45) – Bukit Mertajam – Parit Buntar – Taiping (06:11 / 07:16 / 08:48 / 13:41 / 17:01 / 19:41)
Northern Commuter Train no. 2900 / 2902 / 2906 / 2910 / 2912 – Duration: 1hr4min
Butterworth (05:20 / 07:00 / 13:35 / 17:30 / 19:15) – Bukit Tengah – Bukit Mertajam – Simpang Empat – Nibong Tebal – Parit Buntar Bagan Serai – Kamunting – Taiping
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.
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.