KTM Train From JB To KL

Currently there is no KTM direct express train from JB Sentral to Kuala Lumpur or vice versa. To travel between KL and JB by train, one have to travel with two separate train journeys with interchange train at Gemas station. You have to buy 2 train tickets. The below diagram illustrates the KTM route between KL and JB.

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ETS Train Line Diagram

The orange line below in diagram 1, represent the ETS train line between Padang Besar and Gemas. Journey from KL to Gemas is using ETS train and will end at Gemas station. And one have to aboard another train for the next journey from Gemas to JB Sentral.

Diagram 1KTM Route KTM Route JB to KL and KL to JB

There is 2 separate KTM line.

  • The first line is between KL and Gemas. This KTM line is using electrified double track with train services commercially known as ETS train.
  • The second line is between Gemas and JB Sentral. This KTM line is using KTM normal diesel trains.
  • So to travel from JB Sentral to KL one have to buy 2 KTM tickets. 1 ticket is a KTM ticket from JB Sentral to Gemas. And the second ticket is from Gemas to KL Sentral.
  • Please take note that you do have to plan your journey carefully as there is a significant waiting time for your next train once you have arrived at Gemas station.
  • The below KTM train schedules may help you to plan your journey better.

KTM Schedule and Timetable

From JB to KL Sentral (with interchange at Gemas)

JB To KL Journey Route (Train interchange at Gemas)
JB Sentral To GemasGemas To KL Sentral
Train No.Departs
JB
Arrived
Gemas
Train No.Departs
Gemas
Arrived
KL
Train 4422500307ETS 942007300944
Train 4010001430ETS 932215001714
ETS 942216001817
Train 4216002018ETS 942421102327
Train 2619002356
  • If you prefer to arrive in KL in the morning then Train 44 from JB that departs at 10:50 PM is the only option. However your waiting time at Gemas station will be more than 4 hours before your next train to KL.
  • If you are looking for a shorter waiting time than Train 40 and 42 is the best option. But please choose wisely your next train to KL as you need to have good a buffer between your connecting train as precaution for any unwanted train delay.
  • Another good option is to travel in Train 42 that departs at 4:00PM. Your waiting time at Gemas will be around 1 hour and you can arrive at KL just before midnight.

From KL Sentral to JB (with interchange at Gemas)

KL to JB Journey Route (Train interchange at Gemas)
KL Sentral To GemasGemas To JB Sentral
Train No.Departs
KL
Arrived
Gemas
Train No.Departs
Gemas
Arrived
JB
ETS 942523370155Train 4505140924
Train 2706391110
ETS 932111581415
ETS 942113121522Train 4116352040
ETS 942318272045Train 4321000110
  • If you prefer to arrive in JB in the morning then ETS 9425 from KL that departs at 11:37 PM is the only option. However your waiting time at Gemas station will be more than 3 hours before your next train to JB.
  • The ETS 9321 and ETS 9421 is another good option as your waiting time at Gemas stations is only between 1 – 2 hours.
  • It is not advisable to take the ETS 9423 train which departs at 6:27PM as you will not have enough buffer for your connecting train at Gemas station.

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