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Butterworth Railway Station

Butterworth, Malaysia
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Northern train terminal

This is the northern train terminal, transit point for the ferry terminal to the island of Penang... read more

Reviewed yesterday
nellielim
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
It Was A Typical Train Station That Was Clean And reasonably Orderly

The station was clean and orderly and provided close access to the ferry to Penang. Although a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Oldjack
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the northern train terminal, transit point for the ferry terminal to the island of Penang. This station is reasonably clean with an open seating space as well as a small waiting room for passengers. There are just a couple of kiosks here with...More

Thank nellielim
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The station was clean and orderly and provided close access to the ferry to Penang. Although a short walk to the ferry there was a free bus to the ferry terminal because of construction. Overall, a good experience and one of the better train stations...More

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

U can go tol KL to butterworth penang in 4 hours.. Train is average... N after train, u take FREE bus to the pier take ferry to georgetown penang which is in different island.. The ferry is cheap.. Only 1.20myr..

3  Thank luanrong
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The station was our transit point between the train from KL and the ferry to George Town. It looks like Penang is developing a large transit station next door, so there are lots of detour signs. They are currently running free shuttle buses from the...More

Thank loveDCA
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

The train station did have a fairly calm and cool waiting room for passengers which I felt was nice. (Although, we weren't supposed to eat or drink in this room for some reason?!?) Our train was due to depart at 3:30 p.m., and they wouldn't...More

Thank Bryan H
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We hopped off here to go to Penang Island. The station and surrounds are undergoing a makeover and from what we can see it is badly needed. Will be great when done. At the moment instead of having to walk from the station to the...More

1  Thank Alison N
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Review of KTM train ride between Kuala Lumpur and Kluang in Johore, Malaysia .... A ride by the Electric Train Service (ETS) From Kuala Lumput to Gemas . On December 30th 2017 I took the the Malayan Railway ETS train commercially known as ETS which...More

Thank appoo44
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

New, clean, well run and organised with adequate signage Adjacent to bus station, taxi rank and ferry terminal, which has free shuttle bus Very few kiosks at the station no cafe or restaurant

Thank Maxiesan
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Easy access to other public transport such as ferry, city bus and taxi. Air condition waiting area is also available.

Thank gotr4v3l
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

A decent station, and knowing the sad state of most Malaysian train stations, this could have been a lot worse. Definitely could be better though and more than just "decent". Didn't hang around long enough to appreciate anything other than the covered walkway that's connected...More

Thank Grace B
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