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About Anak Bukit Railway Station

Situated in the northern state of Kedah, Anak Bukit is a subdistrict of Alor Setar and this royal town is known by many as it is where the royal palace of the Sultan of Kedah is located. There are several train stations established across the region of Kedah including Anak Bukit Railway Station. The captivating structure of the building of the train station is influenced by Islamic architecture design and Anak Bukit Railway Station is only 10 minutes away from Sultan Abdul Halim Airport.

Anak Bukit Railway Station provides only two railway services namely Electric Train Service (ETS) and KTM Komuter for the northern sector. ETS connects numerous cities and towns with a network in states including Kedah, Penang and Perlis. The train station was built to implement the electrification of train tracks for long-distance ETS trains. The route covered by ETS runs between Padang Besar and KL Sentral. For KTM Komuter service, trains will be operating between Butterworth to Padang Besar and vice versa where it will pass by Anak Bukit station.

How to get to Anak Bukit Railway Station

The easiest way to get to Anak Bukit Railway Station is by boarding ETS trains from any train station offering services via ETS along the route heading to the train station in Anak Bukit. Trains served by ETS will take around 30 minutes upon arrival in Anak Bukit Railway Station for departures from Padang Besar. ETS trains from KL Sentral will take 5 hours to reach the train station in Anak Bukit.

KTM Komuter is also another option to get to Anak Bukit Railway Station. As the train station in Anak Bukit solely serves the northern sector route, only trains running between Butterworth and Padang Besar and vice versa can be boarded.

The town’s public transport options are limited to only train and taxi services. Locals usually get to the train station either by a personal car, taxis or e-hailing services.

Popular Train Operator

The train station in Anak Bukit is operated by KTM Berhad managing both ETS and KTM Komuter railway services. Dating back to its history, the company has been serving for centuries long with continuous improvement in their services. The nation has recognised its greatest contribution for serving efficient trains and providing convenience for the community.

Popular Train Routes

Popular train routes from Anak Bukit Railway Station in Kedah

Facilities in Anak Bukit Railway Station

As Anak Bukit Railway Station does not serve as a main interchange station, the facilities provided within the station are only limited to standard train station amenities. Upon arrival in Anak Bukit Railway Station, a sheltered waiting area is accessible along with a prayer room, toilets and a free parking space for public convenience.

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Operating both ETS and KTM Komuter trains, Anak Bukit Railway Station is often utilised by the public as it offers easy access to numerous destinations especially for long-distance trips to Kuala Lumpur, Rawang, Ipoh, Tanjung Malim and many more. The train station was recently built to include an upgrade for train services via ETS where it covers the journey up to Perlis and down to Negeri Sembilan crossing different states along the route.

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Anak Bukit Railway Station Contact Details

Anak Bukit, 05150 Alor Setar, Kedah
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