KUALA LUMPUR (KL) - MALAYSIA CAPITAL

GETTING AROUND / TRANSPORTATION

 
 

GETTING AROUND KUALA LUMPUR

Getting around the city is convenient and affordable. KL Sentral, the city?s modern transportation hub, provides a comprehensive network of train, bus and taxi services.

 
 

MAIN TERMINALS & STATIONS

 

KL Sentral Station

Tel: 03-2279 8699

Website: http://www.klsentral.com.my

 

This is the city?s main transportation hub. Services include city trains, interstate trains and airport trains. The KL City Air Terminal (KL CAT) here offers departing travellers the convenience of flight and baggage check-in facilities for Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Royal Brunei Airlines. Baggage check-ins must be done at least two hours before flight departures. Overnight travellers can stay at the adjacent Hilton and Le Meridien hotels.

 

Bandar Tasik Selatan Intergrated South Terminal

Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Bandar Tasik Selatan or TBSBTS is the new gateway for buses which head south of Kuala Lumpur. This terminal is integrated with other modes of transport such as trains (KLIA Transit, KTM Komuter and RapidKL LRT) as well as taxis.

 
 
 

TAXI

 

Taxis may be hired from taxi stands, hailed at the roadside or through a radio-phone paging system. City taxis operate by meter. The current rate is RM3 for the first 5km and 10sen for each subsequent 200m. Radio taxis charge an additional RM1 for phone bookings. A surcharge of 50% is levied between midnight and 6.00 am.

 

Tel: 03-2693 6211 / 9221 1011 / 5633 0507 / 7981 5352

 
 
 

TRAINS

 

 

An extensive rail transport system links the major parts of the city. The three services available are Putra and STAR Light Rail Transits (LRT), KL Monorail and KTM Komuter. These services are frequent, punctual and hassle-free. Feeder bus services are available from train stations to designated surrounding areas. Weekly and monthly passes are available for frequent travellers. All lines, except STAR LRT converge at the KL Sentral Station.

 

Light Rail Transit (LRT)

Tel: 03-7885 2585

Website: www.myrapid.com.my

 

Kelana Jaya Line (Formerly known as PUTRAline)

The 29km-long Kelana Jaya Line is the world?s second longest fully-automated driverless metro system. It is also the longest self-powered metro in Asia. It stretches from the Putra Terminal in Gombak to the Kelana Jaya Terminal in Petaling Jaya. Operating hours are between 6.00am to 12.00 midnight daily.

 

Ampang Line (Formerly known as STARline)

Unlike the Kelana Jaya Line, Ampang Line is operated by a driver. The network covers 27km. It has two routes, known as the Ampang and Seri Petaling routes. Interchange between Kelana Jaya Line and Ampang Line is at the Masjid Jamek station. Operating hours are between 6.00am to 12.00 midnight daily.

 

KL Monorail

KL Monorail runs 8.6km with two parallel elevated tracks and serves 11 stations. It connects KL Sentral with major hotels and shopping malls in the city. The starting point of KL Monorail is situated about 100 metres away from the KL Sentral Station. Operating hours are between 6.00am to 12.00 midnight daily. During peak hours, trains arrive at 5-minute intervals and at 6 to 10-minute intervals during nonpeak hours.

 

KTM Komuter

Tel: 03-2267 1200 / 1 300 88 5862

Website: www.ktmb.com.my

 

KTM Komuter consists of two lines, Sentul ? Port Klang and Rawang ? Seremban. Services are available from 5.48am to midnight daily. It connects the suburban townships of Rawang, Sentul, Port Klang and Seremban.

 
 
 

BUSES / COACH SERVICES

 
 

BUS STATION

 
 
Klang Bus Station
To Petaling Jaya, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Shah Alam and Port Klang.
 
Jalan Sultan Mohamad Bus Station

To Bangsar, Petaling Jaya (Old Town), Kelana Jaya, Jalan Pantai, Bukit Damansara and Subang.

 
Bangkok Bank Bus Station
To Selayang Baru, Segambut Dalam and Batu Caves.
 
Pudu Raya Bus Station

To Seri Kembangan, Sungai Besi Camp, Balakong, Tarnan Seri Serdang and Kajang

 
Lebuh Ampang Bus Station

To Taman Greenwood, Kg. Air Panas, Sri Gombak, Taman Setapak and 12th Mile Gombak.

 
Kota Raya Shopping Complex / Menara Maybank

To Jalan Cheras, Sri Petaling, Serdang Lama, Taman Goodwood, Salak South, Sungei Besi, Kampung Pandan, Bandar Tun Razak and Taman Maluri.

 
Chow Kit Bus Stand

To Kg. Datuk Keramat, Ulu Kelang, Ampang, Cheras, Salak South, Sungai Besi, Petaling Jaya, Jalan Kelang Lama, Bangsar, Damansara, Kepong, Jinjang, Segambut, Selayang, Sentul, Gombak and Jalan Genting Kelang

 

There are also several bus companies which operate intercity, stage and express bus services to various destinations in the peninsula. Bus stations for interstate buses are located at:

 

Putra Bus Station

(Opposite the Putra World Trade Centre) Tel 03-4042 9530

To The East Coast

 

Pekeliling Bus Station

Jalan Tun Razak

Tel : 03-4042 1256/4042 7888

To The East Coast
 
Pudu Raya Bus Station

Jalan Pudu

Tel :03-20700145

To The North & South and Singapore

 

Bangunan MARA

Medan MARA , Jalan Raja Laut

Tel: 03-2691 8113

To The North & South

 
Public Transport to and from XL International Airport (KLIA)

Various modes of public transportation are available to and from KLIA. They are:

 
 
EXPRESS COACH SERVICE (KL City)
Route

Hentian Duta nearby the Tun Razak Hockey Stadium, Kuala Lumpur to the Bus Terminal of KLIA at Ground Level, Block C of the Covered Car Park and Vice-versa

 
Pick-up Points Hentian Duta Kuala Lumpur & Bus Terminal of KLIA
 
Frequency 30 minutes interval
 
    From Hentian Duta From KLIA
  1st Service 5:30 am 6:45 am
  2nd Service 10:15 pm 12:30 am
 
Estimated Travelling Time 1 hour
 
Fare Express coach : RM20.00 / RM25.00*

*To / from hotels in KL via Hentian Duta, Bus Terminal from / to KLIA


EXPRESS COACH SERVICE (Chan Sow Lin)
Route

Chan Sow Lin, STAR LRT Station to the bus terminal of KLIA at Ground Level, Block C of the Covered Car Park and vice-versa.

 
Pick-up Points Chan Sow Lin, STAR LRT Station
 
Frequency 1 hour interval
 
    From Hentian Duta From KLIA
  1st Service 6:30 am 7:30 am
  Last Service 9:30 pm 9:30 am
 
Estimated Travelling Time 45 minutes
 
Fare Express coach : RM10.00 (one way) / RM18.00 (return)
 
 
TICKETS

Tickets for the bus service can be purchased at the Arrival Concourse (Level 3) of KLIA or at the covered car park. For Enquiries please call 03-62033154 and Toll-Free .800-880- 495.

 

Limousine (Airport Limo)

Two levels of limousine taxi service are provided at KLIA viz, the Premier Service and Budget service. This is a pre-paid service and coupons have to be purchased at counters at the Arrival Concourse of the MTB. Fares and routes are based on a zoning system and varies according to the type of service used.

 

Elsewhere

If you require an airport taxi or limousine, you can call free phone 1 -300-88-7566 or arrange them through your hotel.

 
 
 
 
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