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    KLIA International Departures

    by machomikemd Written Jun 28, 2014

    Again, KLIA has a common Domestic and International Departure area at Level 5 of the Main Terminal Building, but the Islands A and B are for the exlusive use of Malaysian Airlines check in for both Domestic and International Flights. Islands C up to M are the International Check In Counters for International Legacy Airlines like Emiratres, KLM, Philippine Airlines, Thai Airways, etc.

    after checking in, you will go down to level 4 for security and Immigration and then head towards the international gate lounges at the mezzanine level of the contact pier if your flight is on Gates A or B or proceed to the Aerotrain to go to the Satellite Terminal if your flights are on Gates G or H.

    KLIA was opened in 1998 and replaced the Subang International Airport to be the Main Gateway to Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia. At Present, KLIA and it's Satellite Terminal handles International and Domestic Flights from Legacy Airlines around the World and is the Main Hub of National Carrier Malaysian Airlines (MAS) while the newly opened KLIA 2 is the Low Cost Terminal Hub for Low Cost and Budget Airlines (both International and Domestic) and is the hub of Air Asia.

    KLIA is composed of the Main Terminal Building where the Arrivals and Departures (Both Domestic and International) converge and the There are a total of 216 check-in counters, located in 6 different islands, identified by the letters A – M (excluding I) of which A and B are for Domestic Departures. Multi check-in services are available, designed for the use of all passengers arriving, departing or in transit. The Contact Pier, where the Domestic Gates and International flights coming from South East Asia are docked and the gates are marked as A and B for domestic flights (same side as the Main Terminal Building) and G and H for international flights (located at the Opposite Side of the Main Terminal Building, of which a glass wall at the third level separate these two rows of gates on opposite sides of the Contact Pier.

    The Satellite Building Handles international flights departing and arriving at KLIA for other parts of Asia and the World, The Gates here are Prefixed C and there are 27 boarding gates and it connected to the Main Terminal Building and Contact Pier via the Aerotrain that ends at the Level 4 of the Contact Pier.

    The Airport has connections to KLIA 2 and Kuala Lumpur Via the KLIA Transit and KLIA Express Train.

    Islands C to M are international check ins check in after immigration duty free shops and to departure gates waiting for flight
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    KLIA Domestic Departures

    by machomikemd Updated Jun 28, 2014

    Both the International and Domestic Departure Check In Counters are located at the Departure Level of KLIA, howeve, BOTH International and Domestic Departure Check In Counters of Malaysian Airlines (other Malaysian Domestic Airlines use KLIA 2 as they are Low Cost Carriers) are on Islands A and B only and the rest are for OTHER international airlines check ins. The Departure area is on Level 5 of Main Terminal Building.

    after checking in, Take the escalator down to the arrival level (Level 3) and then proceed to the link bridge to the domestic concourse to the arrival level contact pier and go to your relevant gate lounge to await your flight.

    KLIA was opened in 1998 and replaced the Subang International Airport to be the Main Gateway to Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia. At Present, KLIA and it's Satellite Terminal handles International and Domestic Flights from Legacy Airlines around the World and is the Main Hub of National Carrier Malaysian Airlines (MAS) while the newly opened KLIA 2 is the Low Cost Terminal Hub for Low Cost and Budget Airlines (both International and Domestic) and is the hub of Air Asia.

    KLIA is composed of the Main Terminal Building where the Arrivals and Departures (Both Domestic and International) converge and the There are a total of 216 check-in counters, located in 6 different islands, identified by the letters A – M (excluding I) of which A and B are for Domestic Departures. Multi check-in services are available, designed for the use of all passengers arriving, departing or in transit. The Contact Pier, where the Domestic Gates and International flights coming from South East Asia are docked and the gates are marked as A and B for domestic flights (same side as the Main Terminal Building) and G and H for international flights (located at the Opposite Side of the Main Terminal Building, of which a glass wall at the third level separate these two rows of gates on opposite sides of the Contact Pier.

    The Satellite Building Handles international flights departing and arriving at KLIA for other parts of Asia and the World, The Gates here are Prefixed C and there are 27 boarding gates and it connected to the Main Terminal Building and Contact Pier via the Aerotrain that ends at the Level 4 of the Contact Pier.

    The Airport has connections to KLIA 2 and Kuala Lumpur Via the KLIA Transit and KLIA Express Train.

    common departure area A & B islands for MAS Check In (Int & Domestic) to departure lounge to domestic gates waiting for flight
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    KLIA Domestic Arrivals

    by machomikemd Written Jun 28, 2014

    KLIA Domestic arrivals dock at the Gate A & B of the Contact Pier of the Main Terminal Building and is used excusively by Malaysian Airlines as the Low Cost Airlines like Air Asia and Malindo use the KLIA 2 terminal.

    After leaving the Gates A & B, you then go down to level 3 to the domestic Baggage claim and then proceed to ground transportation to Ride KLIA Express train or Pick Up by your tour guide via Bus or private van or ride the airport taxis or public buses to Kuala Lumpur.

    KLIA was opened in 1998 and replaced the Subang International Airport to be the Main Gateway to Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia. At Present, KLIA and it's Satellite Terminal handles International and Domestic Flights from Legacy Airlines around the World and is the Main Hub of National Carrier Malaysian Airlines (MAS) while the newly opened KLIA 2 is the Low Cost Terminal Hub for Low Cost and Budget Airlines (both International and Domestic) and is the hub of Air Asia.

    KLIA is composed of the Main Terminal Building where the Arrivals and Departures (Both Domestic and International) converge and the There are a total of 216 check-in counters, located in 6 different islands, identified by the letters A – M (excluding I) of which A and B are for Domestic Departures. Multi check-in services are available, designed for the use of all passengers arriving, departing or in transit. The Contact Pier, where the Domestic Gates and International flights coming from South East Asia are docked and the gates are marked as A and B for domestic flights (same side as the Main Terminal Building) and G and H for international flights (located at the Opposite Side of the Main Terminal Building, of which a glass wall at the third level separate these two rows of gates on opposite sides of the Contact Pier.

    The Satellite Building Handles international flights departing and arriving at KLIA for other parts of Asia and the World, The Gates here are Prefixed C and there are 27 boarding gates and it connected to the Main Terminal Building and Contact Pier via the Aerotrain that ends at the Level 4 of the Contact Pier.

    The Airport has connections to KLIA 2 and Kuala Lumpur Via the KLIA Transit and KLIA Express Train.

    The Airport is located at Jalan KLIA at Selangor, Malaysia

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    KLIA International Arrivals

    by machomikemd Updated Jun 28, 2014

    if you are arriving from International Flight and on a domestic connecting flight to other destinations in Malaysia, feel free to see my separate International to Domestic Tranfer tip here at KLIA.

    International Arrivals either dock at the Contact Pier (for flights from South East Asia) or at the Satellite Building (Rest of the World) and you either walk to level 4 via the contact pier or arrive on it via the Aerotrain (from Sattelite Terminal) and then proceed to the Main Large Hall at the Center where there are escalators to the Arrival area, Immigration and Baggage Claim and finally Ground Transportation for either riding KLIA Express or being fetched by your tour guide or riding a taxi or public airport bus to Kuala Lumpur.

    KLIA was opened in 1998 and replaced the Subang International Airport to be the Main Gateway to Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia. At Present, KLIA and it's Satellite Terminal handles International and Domestic Flights from Legacy Airlines around the World and is the Main Hub of National Carrier Malaysian Airlines (MAS) while the newly opened KLIA 2 is the Low Cost Terminal Hub for Low Cost and Budget Airlines (both International and Domestic) and is the hub of Air Asia.

    KLIA is composed of the Main Terminal Building where the Arrivals and Departures (Both Domestic and International) converge and the There are a total of 216 check-in counters, located in 6 different islands, identified by the letters A – M (excluding I) of which A and B are for Domestic Departures. Multi check-in services are available, designed for the use of all passengers arriving, departing or in transit. The Contact Pier, where the Domestic Gates and International flights coming from South East Asia are docked and the gates are marked as A and B for domestic flights (same side as the Main Terminal Building) and G and H for international flights (located at the Opposite Side of the Main Terminal Building, of which a glass wall at the third level separate these two rows of gates on opposite sides of the Contact Pier.

    The Satellite Building Handles international flights departing and arriving at KLIA for other parts of Asia and the World, The Gates here are Prefixed C and there are 27 boarding gates and it connected to the Main Terminal Building and Contact Pier via the Aerotrain that ends at the Level 4 of the Contact Pier.

    The Airport has connections to KLIA 2 and Kuala Lumpur Via the KLIA Transit and KLIA Express Train.

    The Airport is located at Jalan KLIA at Selangor, Malaysia

    arrival immigration baggage claim to KLIA Express or to Ground Level for pick up go to the center, go down to immigration, customs
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    KTM Komuter

    by DaHongHua Written Oct 17, 2013

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    There are two KTM Komuter routes : a ) Sungai Gadut to Tanjung Malim and b ) Port Klang to Batu Caves and the train frequency is at 20 minutes a trip. It is very convenience to ride the train, first I purchase a ticket for my destination, enter and wait at the correct platform, when the train arrive in the station, hop in.
    I travelled from UKM to KL Sentral on 15 Oct 2013. If you are in a train that could not travel to your your final destination, you need to change to the other train or other mode of train. The ideal station to do a change is at KL Sentral station.

    the route map snap on the train queue to buy a ticket wait on the correct platform a south bound train has living the station their vehicles of passengers were parked here
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    KL city transit and GO-KL free buses

    by sheherezad Written Oct 12, 2012

    Do have a look at the KL transit map on: http://www.malaysiaexpat.com/resources/transitmap/i/transit_map.pdf.

    Do know that there is now a free bus service (to beat KL's infamous taxi drivers), called GO-KL, to travel within KL; see: http://www.wonderfulmalaysia.com/tips/gokl-free-city-bus-service.htm

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    From LCCT to Chinatown via KL Sentral

    by xdaliv Written Oct 11, 2012

    As a local, I am really curious, can one really walk from KL Sentral to Petaling Street in less than 30 mins?
    1. KL is not pedestrian friendly
    2. Its a maze from Brickfields where KL Sentral is to Chinatown.
    3. Its quite far in my opinion?

    LCCT -> KL Sentral. Take the RM 9 bus, no doubt. Purchase your ticket right after custom clearance and head towards "Domestic Arrival". Far left of LCCT terminal.

    From KL Sentral,
    1. Take LRT (NOT Monorail or Komuter, totally different).
    LRT from KL Sentral - "Kelana Jaya Line", head towards "Gombak", stop at "Pasar Seni / Central Market" station, 1 stop away but LRT is more frequent than Komuter. Petaling Street is to the East of the LRT st.

    2. Take the Bus
    Im not sure which bus to take from KL Sentral (B112 ??) you have to ask the tourist center to confirm . But your stop is "Kota Raya".
    Petaling Street is directly to the South. This is actually the easiest route but, you might get stuck in downtown rush hour traffic. Might...might not.

    3. Walk ? hmm still no from me.

    You should check out http://www.myrapid.com.my/
    Got the bus number from there though never took a bus from KL Sentral. So good luck!

    at @HenryG12 "You could try the Komuter from inside Sentral, and take the train towards Sungai Buloh. Get down at the next stop (KL Station)" ---this would take ages just to wait for a train. Plus, would be jam packed at rush hour. Not worth it for 1 stop.

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    MRT (Under Construction) completed 2016!

    by cal6060 Written Oct 9, 2012

    In 2016, Kuala Lumpur will have its first MRT line linking Sungai Buloh to Kajang passing by City Center underground. The picture is the under construction site of a MRT Station in front of BB Plaza or Sungai Wang at Bukit Bintang.

    For more information, check out the MRT official website.

    MRT Station at Bukit Bintang MRT Station at Bukit Bintang MRT Station at Chinatown
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    Mr Azhari a reliable taxi driver of KL

    by cochinjew Written Mar 29, 2012

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    This morning, i had called a taxi which appeared promptly in front of the hotel at 7 20 am and within forty five minutes was at KLIA. 80 MYR one way. i wanted to give him an extra 10 myr for tolls and he took it only reluctantly. the gentle driver AZhari is from Perlis on the border with Thailand and was a careful driver and at no time did he intimidate about overcharging. But the Taxi system in KL (and also Malacca) is less than optimal.
    Those who wish to use the services of Mr Azhari may call him at +60193311950 (will put this as a tip on my KL page as well)

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    KLIA to Sentral KL

    by quincey0722 Written Jun 21, 2011

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    You got 3 options. Take a bus as they leave right away if the one youre in doesnt just take the next one that seems to be in a hurry to go. Some wants to fill others wont. Its 8-10RM. The train timings could vary and you have to wait but its also cheap just u gota get off at some station and move to another. U can take the express transit which is more costly but the fastest. Then taxi to your hotel.

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    Double decker

    by l_joo Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    You can now take double decker buses, this kind of transportation is very popular nowadays, try it. To get ticket, you can go to NiCE Counter, Mezzanine Floor, KTMB Railway Station Building, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin 03-22721586. The exact location is at the old railway station, walkable from Chinatown aprox. 20 minutes but you need a map, the roads are quite complicated.

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    NICE

    by l_joo Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Looking for good reliable buses to travel out of KL or back to KL and others, the bus in picture is one of the best choice. The ticket counter is at NiCE Counter, Mezzanine Floor, KTMB Railway Station Building, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin 03-22721586

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    Monorail

    by l_joo Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    http://www.monorail.com.my/klms/intro.htm

    I better save my time to introduce this one, its already so well known. Monorail actually has nothing much needed to learn, passengers only need to have money and then go to the monorail station..... read the website lah.

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    how to reach Bukit Bintang from LCCT

    by putri_jogja Written Jan 16, 2011

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    From LCCT you can take Sky Bus to KL Sentral. See this link http://www.skybus.com.my/services.html
    From KL Sentral you have two option. You can take MRT to Bukit Bintang station. From here you can walk to your hotel. (See the map of your hotel http://www.federalkualalumpur.com/location.php )
    or option number two is you can take taxi from KL Sentral to your hotel. Buy the taxi ticket at the counter near from bus stop in KL Sentral station.

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    Genting Skyway Cable Cars

    by limledi Updated Feb 26, 2010

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    Take the cable car in going to Genting Highlands to enjoy a panoramic view of the lush rainforest. Perhaps it's the longest cable car in Southeast Asia. You can ride the cable car after your bus trip from KL Sentral. The bus stops at the cable car station. You can also take your meal in the station.

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