Train Stations

About Nibong Tebal Railway Station

Situated between Simpang Ampat Railway Station in the north and Parit Buntar Railway Station in the south, Nibong Tebal Railway Station is the southernmost train station in the state of Penang. Train operations within the train station in Nibong Tebal are primarily operated by Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) offering KTM Komuter trains via Bukit Mertajam which head towards Padang Rengas.

High-speed trains by ETS are no longer operated in the station since early 2017. Services via KTM Komuter on the northern train route stops in Nibong Tebal Railway Station running between Padang Rengas and Bukit Mertajam as well as Butterworth. Regular train operations can be attained alternating every 1 to 2 hours throughout the day and evening.

How to Get to Nibong Tebal Railway Station

Getting to Nibong Tebal Railway Station is feasible via KTM train services. There is the option to take the ETS train directly to the station or take the KTM Komuter North route that travel between Padang Rengas and Bukit Mertajam/Butterworth that is available every one or two hours in a day.

For departures from Alor Setar Train Station, Nibong Tebal Railway Station can be reached by boarding services via KTM heading towards Parit Buntar Railway Station. From here, make a train interchange for KTM Komuter services running along the route of Padang Rengas – Butterworth. Train journeys from Alor Setar take approximately 2.5 hours upon arrival.

Another option is by taking trains via ETS from KL Sentral dropping off in either Ipoh or Taiping Train Station. From these train stations, switch to any KTM Komuter train commuting towards Nibong Tebal Railway Station. The train journey from KL Sentral takes at least 5 hours whereas it takes 2.5 hours from Ipoh to get to the train station.

For local bus services to get to Nibong Tebal Railway Station, take Rapid Penang bus service 801, 802 as well as 803 heading towards the train station. Nibong Tebal Bus Terminal is just a 7-minute walking distance from the train station.

Popular Train Operator

Most railway stations in Malaysia are primarily operated by Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM). The same operator also furnishes train operations within Nibong Tebal Railway Station.

Popular Train Routes

Popular train routes from Nibong Tebal Railway Station in Pulau Pinang.

Facilities in Nibong Tebal Railway Station

Nibong Tebal Railway Station provides several basic amenities for the convenience of public use. A few kiosks selling light snacks are accessible while waiting for train departures. Toilets are also provided inside the train station.

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A small town with a serene setting, Nibong Tebal is situated on the mainland within the state of Penang. One of its many train stations known as Nibong Tebal Railway Station is the southernmost train station in the state lying between Simpang Ampat Railway Station as well as Parit Buntar Railway Station.

Compared to other stations within the surrounding area, Nibong Tebal Railway Station is considered as a minor train station whereby not all train services make a stop at the station. This train station only serves regular KTM Komuter trains covering the routes along the northern sector.

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Nibong Tebal Railway Station Contact Details:

Nibong Tebal Railway Station, 14300 Nibong Tebal, Pulau Pinang
+604-593 1308

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