Widely known as the Malaysian rice bowl, the state of Kedah has records dating back to the 5th century making it the most ancient state in Malaysia. Its numerous ruined-temple sites and artefacts portrayed what was once a prosperous centre for traders especially from India as well as China in the olden days.
Kedah offers an extensive network of train services moving in and out of the state running through several train stations. One of its well-established train stations is known as Kobah Railway Station. The station is located off Jalan Pendang-Tanah Merah (K128) which is a short distance from Pendang Interchange (Exit 175) of the North-South Expressway Northern Route (E1). The train station is also situated between Alor Setar Railway Station in the north and Gurun Railway Station in the south.
To get to Kobah Railway Station, board a KTM Komuter train from any train station that runs along the route commuting to the train station in Kobah. Travel duration differs depending on the departing station. It takes less than one hour to reach Kobah from Butterworth.
Public transportations within the area of Kobah is limited and no shuttle buses can be accessed. Other modes of transports to get to Kobah Railway Station include grabbing a taxi or book a car-sharing service.
Currently, train services within Kobah Railway Station are operated by the Malaysian well-established train operator, KTM Berhad. The train station serves regular KTM Komuter trains for the northern regions covering the route between Butterworth and Padang Besar. Train schedules are now available for viewing on the website to ensure an efficient travel journey.
With regular train schedules, Kobah Railway Station provides several facilities for the convenience of public use. The train station consists of a ticketing counter as well as a few information boards displaying train routes and train timetables.
Basic amenities within the railway station include toilets as well as a Muslim prayer room. A sheltered waiting area is also provided with benches for passengers to wait upon departures. Spacious carpark is also provided at Kobah Railway Station for passenger who are boarding the train to go somewhere and is also a waiting area to pick-up family members or friends.Top Features:
The state of Kedah offers a peaceful and laid-back atmosphere surrounded with a vast panorama of paddy fields stretching over the horizon like a carpet of green. The state offers numerous charming attractions moulded within natural elements with its biggest money-spinner known as Langkawi Island.
Kedah can be easily accessed via trains stopping at Kobah Railway Station. Please note that this station does not serve ETS, but only for KTM Komuter trains that operate daily. A secure online train ticket booking is now provided on Easybook through an easy-to-navigate platform for the convenience of trips heading to Kedah. Easybook offers a platform to book train tickets conveniently without much of a hassle.
Kampung Banggul Wan Awang, 06700 Pendang, Kedah