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Butterworth Railway Station

Butterworth, Malaysia
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Decent

A decent station, and knowing the sad state of most Malaysian train stations, this could have been... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Grace B
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Kuching, Malaysia
First world KL Sentral to....

Very disappointed and not on par at all from KL Sentral. Paid restrooms? Steep stairs. One... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
puhuhupu
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Average48%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very disappointed and not on par at all from KL Sentral. Paid restrooms? Steep stairs. One lift. Father modernity gave up on sleepy Butterworth? The whole set-up feels like an after thought, incomplete thought, no thoughts even?!?

Thank puhuhupu
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

If you wanna cross the border to Thailand, take train to Padang Besar, get stamped, and continue to Hat Yai by diesel train.

2  Thank Boogzz
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Another modern train station ,the same as others from KL ,but a little tedious if you take the stairs ,no clear signs getting out but it's a void policy to follow the crowd

1  Thank therealdeadbird
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Poor signages, not clearly located where it should be. The designers of this hub did not take into account of the aged or advanced age people. Watch your steps. Many bottlenecks in the areas. Watchout for the buses that don't care about the pedestrians. Watch...More

4  Thank John Bentley R
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

a lots of complaint from old peoples due to high altitude of the building need to use lavatory but sometimes not work no cafe or food court really cant help when most of the cheapest ticket early in the morning we need good breakfast while...More

4  Thank kirana
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Be careful should you drive...one could get lost..at Butterworth terminal area...esp when one failed to look for the railway station...a long detour. Should you arrive by ferry...when you reach...walk to the right ramp...DO NOT WALK LEFT...by going down from the escalator...or steps..you will find yourself...More

3  Thank safwanlim
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Malaysia is very obviously focusing a great deal on establishing a both very efficient and high speed electrical rail system (which it has already made considerable gains towards). Butterworth Railway Station is a result of this, starting from humble beginnings, having been transformed and rebuilt...More

1  Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

First time using ETS from KL Sentral to Butterworth. A good trip but disappointed with cafe that doesnt have any food except for the sandwich

2  Thank Nur Khafisah A
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We recently travelled from Butterworth to Chumphon by trains and had a few roadblocks along the way. We did reach our destination in Chumphon safely so all went well however thought the following may assist other travellers contemplating the journey. As at July 2016 you...More

6  Thank Peppie08
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angelal
28 August 2017|
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Response from John Bentley R | Reviewed this property |
Oops! My error "to sue" is actually "to use"
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Sadia A
11 May 2017|
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Response from FyingKiwi | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sadia A A window seat on either side of the carriage offers great views (as they flash by). However, I would probably favor the right side. Buying a ticket 1-2 days should be fine. Trying to book earlier (I presume you... More
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Milan B
20 April 2017|
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Response from John Bentley R | Reviewed this property |
I know this answer is totally late but other readers may still be benefitted from the answers. 1) Would there be any ferries plying from Georgetown that early for me to reach the station on time. Yes, but you will be late... More
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