Train

Transportation by Train

The intercity railway network in Peninsular Malaysia consists of two main lines: The KTM West Coast Line between Singapore and Padang Besar, Perlis, on the Malaysian-Thai border, and the KTM East Coast Line between Gemas in Negeri Sembilan and Tumpat in Kelantan.

From Cities in West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia

From cities in West Coast of Peninsular Malaysia such as Butterworth or Bukit Mertajam in Penang or Pandang Besar or Arau in Perlis, or any other cities, you need  to embark on KTM West Coast Line and get to KL Sentral (the Interchange). Then from KL Sentral take the train to Gemas (the Interchange from KTM West Coast Line to KTM East Coast Line).

From Gemas embark on KTM East Coast Line and disembark at Tanah Merah Station (the nearest station to Kuala Besut Jetty).  From Tanah Merah Station, take a taxi or public bus to Kuala Besut Jetty with estimated 45-60 minutes journey.

From Cities in South and East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia

From cities in South such as Johor Bahru and East Coast such as Jerantut, you need to embark on KTM East Coast Line. The KTM East Coast Line start from Gemas (the Interchange) and disembark at Tanah Merah Station (the nearest station to Kuala Besut Jetty). From Tanah Merah Station, take a taxi or public bus to Kuala Besut Jetty with estimated 45-60 minutes journey.

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See cities and stations along the West Coast Line and East Coast Line below: –