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Reviewed May 29, 2018
joanadventure
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
ETS from KL Sentral to Arau

First time riding the ETS, booked Platinum seat which cost RM98 per pax. Seat was quite small, not... read more

Reviewed March 10, 2017
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

It's time to check out the Malayan Railways and it's accessible from KL Sentral. The train to the north is good that can take you 2 hrs to Ipoh for a day trip. But no more train down to Singapore.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank joanadventure
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Took a trip to Penang and used the ETS express service from Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station to Butterworth Station. The newish ETS trains are very good. They are clean, with comfortable seats, spacious, have toilets on board and there is an area on board where...More

Date of experience: December 2017
4  Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed March 10, 2017

First time riding the ETS, booked Platinum seat which cost RM98 per pax. Seat was quite small, not that comfortable. For Platinum you will get a complementary sneck i.e. kids size milo drink, and 2 packets of biscuits. There have Cafeteria at Coach C. Tried...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank MarSya78
Reviewed February 21, 2017

ETI Train tickets counters for Ipoh / Butterworth route are obtained from ticket counters found at the very left when entering from the main entrance. A token with a number is given and have to wait till your number is called from many ticket issuing...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank 838titusd
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

I read internet KTM booking site reviews about cockroaches on the train but wanted to see for myself. Sure enough, on my "1st class" journey from JB to Gemas, they were there! Small baby size, but there. 30 y.o.train is really old and creaky but...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Link2Leo
Reviewed April 5, 2016

We used the ETS Service which is the electric train from KL (Sentral Station) to Ipoh and return. Service took about 2 hours and 15 minutes. Trains were clean, comfortable and on time. There is a café serving some basic food and drinks. There are...More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank tommomelbourne
Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

Very effective way of travel from johor to kl with the train over night. Without have to pay for the room. Sleep in the train night at johor for RM 33 and wake up at kl in the morning. Good deal to visit two city...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Chia hor q
Reviewed April 30, 2014

We traveled from Singapore (Woodlands) to Kuala Lumpur Sentral first class. Check in was delayed 40 minutes, principally because they use the same room for arrivals and departures, so all inbound passengers must clear customs and immigration before the first outbound passenger goes through the...More

Date of experience: April 2014
7  Thank Odis P
Reviewed March 26, 2014

A few years ago, we took the train from Singapore through to Kuala Lumpur and enjoyed it a lot so this time we went from Butterworth (a ferry ride across from Penang) to Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia has spent a lot of time and money upgrading...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank nera0414
Reviewed January 5, 2014

We travelled 1st Class with Malaysian Rail from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and then onto Butterworth. And found that if you have time this is an enjoyable and cheap way to travel. The carriages while old were comfortable and relatively clean. We had 2 seat...More

Date of experience: December 2013
5  Thank holidays2407
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