The Butterworth railway station is quite young among its counterparts. It was opened in 1967 and replaced with a new station. Served by the KTM ETS and KTM Komuter Northern Sector train, the station is also connected with bus services at the nearby Butterworth Bus Terminal. Being a modern station, Butterworth train station has a small range of facilities: you can use an indoor waiting area, WCs, two ticket desks on the 2nd floor, and a small shop. Unfortunately, there is no restaurant or left-luggage office. Butterworth is the closest to Penang Island, it is located near the Sultan Abdul Hamid Ferry Terminal for ferries to Penang Island.
What to Know About Butterworth Railway Station
How to Get to Butterworth Train Station?
You can use several public transportations including bus services as well as a ferry from the mainland terminal to get to Butterworth railway station. The station is conveniently located right beside the ferry terminal and the Butterworth Bus Station. Besides it can be reached through the Penang Bridge.
Is there a train from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur?
The town of Butterworth has become a popular transit point for those who wish to travel to the island of Penang. So the ETS train from Butterworth to Kuala Lumpur has become a very popular route as well. ETS high-speed train covers the distance of 380 km (236 mi) in just 4 hours making your trip fast and worry-free!