Apart from driving or boarding a coach, another way to reach Seremban from Kuala Lumpur is by taking the KTM Komuter train. The train journey from KL to Seremban will take approximately 1 hour and along the way, you can enjoy the view of the country side as the train will pass through small towns and villages en route to Seremban. The train travel is slightly longer then the road journey but could be faster at times when the highway become congested with traffic during holidays.
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Express buses from KL to Seremban
Most of Seremban bound expres buses nowadays depart from the makeshift terminal next to the Klang river - between Pasar Seni LRT station and Kuala Lumpur railway station/Dayabumi building. It iss better to go here then Puduraya since there are more choice of buses at regular interval (every 15-30mins) departing from here.
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Seremban Railway Station
The railway station was constructed between 1904 to 1910 and is one of the main on the north-south line of KTM's intercity trains service from Pandang Besar (in the nroith) to Singapore (in the south)... There is also a line to Port Dickson which has since been discontinued but the state authorities are looking into restoring it...
The railway station has a distinctive white clock tower atop the roof of the building, topped by an onion dome... The top of the roof is adorned by wooden carvings and small pinnacles on its upper ends... The station underwent extensive remodeling in 1994 for launching of the Rawang-Seremban stretch of the KTM Komuter commuter train services in 1995... The renovation saw the retrofitting of new KTM Komuter facilities into the station, as well as the raising of all platforms in the station to support easier access in and out of KTM locomotives and coaches...
Seremban Terminal One
The Seremban Terminal One is the transportation hub for Seremban... Buses and taxis are available from this hub to various towns within Malaysia... The hub is the most important point for travel to Port Dickson and Kuala Lumpur... There are also buses to Johor Baru, Melaka and even the KLIA via Sepang... Transport to the north and east coast are also available...
The terminal is now connected to the Seremban railway station by a covered walkway...
Express Bus is another convenient way
There are express bus companies like Transnasional that plies between Kuala Lumpur and Seremban.
There is a popular bus pick up point near Pasar Seni/Daya Bumi in Kuala Lumpur to hop ontp the next bus heading for Seremban. Alternatively you can use Pudu Bus station.
The North South PLUS highway had made the journey between KL and Seremban easy unless there is more than usual massive traffic jam during certain peak hours, holidays, road accidents or sudden heavy downpour.
Walking about Seremban
Seremban downtown is small enough to walkabout.
It is also the best way to appreciate the old narrow street and prewar buildings.
The museum and lake area is over a small hill. Other than that, it is easy walking.
Many of the prewar houses are connected by a five foot way corridor and so you can stay out of the sun while walking pass each shop or building.
There are several one way streets and a few pedestrian crossing. Safest to cross at the traffic lights.
Driving by car to Seremban
It is very easy to drive by car to Seremban.
There is a North South PLUS Highway going south towards Johor and Singapore. It will passed by Bangi, Kajang and Nilai before exiting to Seremban. This is a toll highway.
Alternatively, if you have time, you can use the old route 1 which is without toll and goes through the small towns. It is however a dual lane and so you have to overtake or otherwise follow slow traffic.
And if you are in Port Dickson, there is route direct to Seremban.
Driving in Seremban is easy enough with the small downtown area.
Taking the train to Seremban
From Kuala Lumpur, it is easy to take the commuter train to Seremban for a day trip.
You can take the KTM Komuter from KL Sentral or Mid Valley station, it cost RM5 one way and takes more than an hour with many stops including at Nilai and Kajang.
The ride is comfortable though during the peak hours, there is frequent delays. Fun way if you enjoy train ride and get out of Kuala Lumpur for a day.
Terminal 1 - Transportation Hub for Seremban
The main bus and taxi terminal in Seremban, Terminal 1 is the new and colourful tarnsportation hub within Seremban town.
Most buses that go to all parts of Negeri Sembilan as well as the major towns of Peninsular Malaysia are stationed here. Taxis are also available here at the second floor of the terminal. All inquiries can be made at the ticket counters of the bus and taxi stations at Terminal 1.
The Seremban Railway station is also located within walking distance from Terminal 1 (about 500 meter), making commuting and transitting to the railway line much easier.
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To and From Seremban
From the airport, a bus takes you to the train connection at Nilai and 20 minutes later, you're in Seremban, the end of the line.
From KL city, the same commuter train takes 75 minutes and costs US$1.50 for a same day return on weekdays.
A bus from KL will cost US$2,50 for a one-way.
Seremban is also a stop-off on the main Singapore/Bangkok train route.
Buses radiate from Seremban to all over Malaysia, sometimes connecting with routes out of K.L.
Buses to other spots mentioned in my Off The Beaten Track section, leave from the Central Bus Terminal in the city.
Red and white Taxis are cheap and generally air-conditioneed but confirm the price first, if they don't have a meter.
KTM commuter to Seremban
Transportation is very easily accessible in Seremban. The new and colourful bus station in Seremban, Terminal 1 has buses going to all parts of Negeri Sembilan as well as the major towns of Peninsular Malaysia. Taxis are also available with a reasonable price. All inquiries can be made at the ticket counters of the bus and taxi stations at Terminal 1. Besides that, the town is also connected to other parts of Peninsular Malaysia as well as Bangkok and Singapore by rail. Enquire at the Seremban Railway Station (Tel: 06-7622141) or the Kuala Lumpur Station (Tel: 03-2747442). For more up todate information, do check out the KTM (Malaysia Railway System) website at http://www.ktmb.com.my
In order to get to Seremban town, you may take KTM commuter from KL sentral which only cost not more than RM6 for a one-way trip.
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70 km from KL to Seremban cost RM4.50 (US$1.70) by train, it is convenience and confortable. Should be one of the best place for a day trip from KL.
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