Getting Around Kuala Lumpur

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    STARline LRT

    by mansionion Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    STARline LRT routes linking Sentul Timur to Ampang(Ampang Line) and Sentul Timur to Sri Petaling (Sri Petaling Line), both routes passing through the city centre. Its operate between 6:00 am to 23:50 pm and the fares vary from RM0.70 to RM2.90.

    It passes through 25 stations in total, some of which intersact with KL's other rail services at the following locations:

    STARline Ampang Line and Sri Petaling Line intersect with KL Monorail at Titiwangsa Station and Hang Tuah Station

    STARline Ampang Line and Sri Petaling Line intersect with PUTRAline LRT at Masjid Jamek Station

    STARline Sri Petaling Line intersects with ERL - KLIA Transit and the KTM Komuter (Rawang-Seremban Line) at Bandar Tasik Selatan station.

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    KL Monorail

    by dragontml Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The tracks runs from KL Sentral to Titiwangsa making stops at Tun Sambanthan, Maharajalela, Hang Tuah where you can interchange with the STAR LRT trains, Imbi (Berjaya Times Square), Bukit Bintang, Raja Chulan, Bukit Nanas, Medan Tuanku, Chow Kit and lastly arriving at Titiwangsa which you can also interchange to the STAR LRT trains.

    From one end to another the fare is RM2.50 each way.

    Train starts at 7am till 10pm daily.

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    Nice Bus Operator

    by vincentf Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    This is an extremely affordable yet luxurious way to travel around Malaysia. Yes, it is called 'Nice' bus. We took the trip from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur (S$27) and from Kuala Lumpur to Penang (RM50).

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    Getting to KL by coach from Singapore

    by phil_uk_net Updated Apr 4, 2011

    There are several travel agents in the Golden Mile Complex on Beach Road (nearest MRT - Lavender) that sell bus tickets to KL for around 23SD. The buses are small, 16 seater affairs that go via the main causeway. The journey time is 5 - 7 hours depending on traffic.

    A more expensive alternative is to take the NiCE (Plusliner) coach that leaves from the Copthorne Orchid Hotel on Dunearn Road. This cost 37SD. The advantage is that the coaches are very comfortable double-deckers with good onboard facilities. Also, they go via the 2nd link from Singapore to Malaysia as opposed to the main causeway and thus avoid the bad traffic jams. Journey time should take around 5 hours.

    Copthorne Orchid Hotel
    214 Dunearn Road
    Singapore 299526

    KTM-KL: 03-22722760 / 22723167
    JOHOR: 07-2223317
    PENANG: 04-2277370
    SINGAPORE: 02-2565755

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    By Coach to/from Johor Bahru

    by cheekymarieh Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Plusliner coaches are an inexpensive way to travel between KL and Johor Bahru. It costs 20,20 Malaysian Ringett. The buses are comfortable and have reclining seats. There is a stop half way between the two cities at a motorway service station. The total time is just over four hours.

    There are some cheaper coaches but some of them don't look as if they will be able to make the journey.

    Other destinations served by the company are: Singapore, Penang,Puduraya, Pekeliling, Kuantan and Pertanyaan.

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    Puduraya closed from 19 March 2010 for 4 months

    by lowailing138 Updated Apr 21, 2010

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    Puduraya Bus Terminal is closed (from April 12 for at least four months) for massive upgrading and renovation works .
    North and south-bound travellers are now to board buses at the Bukit Jalil Complex Parking Lot F (adjacent to the Bukit Jalil hockey stadium) .

    RapidKL Shuttle buses from Puduraya to Bukit Jalil and vice-versa are available at a fee of RM2 with a frequency of 15 minutes . While Bukit Jalil accommodates North and South-bound travellers,
    those heading to the East Coast should go to Hentian Putra.
    For details, call 03-2078 6018 or 03-2078 7017


    use : for the Quick LRT Journey Planner

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    where in Malaysia from KL?

    by cochinjew Written Feb 14, 2009

    Malacca where Malaysia Began.

    Kuala Trengganu and perhaps the islands and or Kota Bahru with a visit across the border to Thai village.

    Kuching is definitely worth it. there are plenty of things to do.

    No one seems to recommend Brunei, so I am going to. take the air asia flight on night 1 and spend two days there and come back at night of the night 3. Plenty of unusual things to do, also you would have visited one of the least visited places in South East Asia.

    All the Best. Malaysia is truly Asia..

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  • Cheap way to KL

    by monminded Written Oct 21, 2008

    Pasarakyat is in KL. This is the address : Jalan Melati off Jalan Imbi / Jalan Tun Razak, 55100 Kuala Lumpur. While LCCT is in Sepang.It's quite far. It takes 1 hour journey.You have to take bus first to go to KL Sentral. Its only cost you RM9 one-way, free return journey. It called Aerobus that runs direct bus services every half hour from KL Sentral to the LCC Terminal. Then, when you reach KL Sentral, there is a lot of alternatives to go there. Taking taxi directly for only one way which cost you RM100 is expensive. If you want more convenient, and economy w/out any hassle, you can rent car at only USD25/day = RM75, try to book car rental online.
    Hope all info helps!

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    Bus/Train in Malaysia

    by lotharscheer Updated Aug 20, 2008

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    Buses in Malaysia are quite good, and to most destinations very frequent, and exept of major holiday, there is no need to book ahead. The bus from Penang to Kota Bahru/Perhentian Islands you should probably book the day before.
    This busride is nice, but quite exhausting.
    If you want to take a plane for this part (also from Penang: > Ko Samui, > Phuket, > Langkawi):
    Train are comfortable, but more expensive, and slow. In my opinion the only interesting line is from Kota Bahru/Wakaf Baharu to Gemas (possible stop in Jerantut) through the jungle (but the expresstrains run in the night on this line).
    Penang to Thailand with Minibus or Train (Sleeper to Bangkok very comfortable, but without aircon only from Hat Yai, for Surat Thani/Ko Phangan inconfinient arraival time), book the day before.

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    Basic maps - download

    by vinc_bilb Updated Aug 6, 2008

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    I had some difficulties to find in advance the "right level" maps for Kuala Lumpur, so, here are the results of my investigations :

    I recommand the pdf format, which is better if you're not able to find a street (use the "Find" tool, as letters are ... letters (ascii encoded), and not managed as graphics) and if you're traveling with your computer, for sure!

    The best (pdf)

    Others (attached jpg picture)

    KL map, but use the pdf format

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    1 hour 10 minutes from KL City to KL Airport

    by xuessium Updated May 12, 2007

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    It takes about 1 hour and 10 minutes (one way) to get from KLIA into the City and the taxi fare is about MYR70 (circa 2007).

    The journey is long and the route unexciting - mainly rocks and greens. Rather monotonous!
    (I would prefer the KLIA Ekspres)

    Note: There are many taxi touts hanging around the airport's Arrival Hall soliciting business. Rather shady but I had taken one with friends with no adverse effects - but with the price bargained down aggressively. Not for the faint-hearted. Stick to the cabs waiting in line or book a taxi via the taxi counter just before you exit the customs gates.

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    Five Stars - KL to SIN

    by imstress Updated Oct 13, 2006

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    Five Stars Tours operates from Pudu Raya Bus Terminal and 5001 Beach Road, #01-27, Golden Mile Complex.

    The Super VIP Coach departs daily from Pudu Raya Bus Terminal.
    You may purchase the coach ticket from the counters at Pudu Raya.

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    by DanielF Updated Aug 17, 2006

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    KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) is the best introduction of what XXI century Malaysia tries to show to foreign visitors: a shining, brand new airport with futuristic architecture, good shopping areas and an efficiently organisation.

    Although it is located far away from the city center, an express railway takes you to the Central Station in just half an hour.

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    From the Airport

    by explore_discover Updated Jun 16, 2006

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    There are many ways to get to the KL City from the Airport you can opt one according to your convinience suiteable for 2 or more persons
    1. Airport Limo RM 92
    2. Budget Taxi RM 75
    Both can be booked from the Counter at Arrival Lounge, Do not take Taxi from the un authorized peoples at the arrival lounge it may cost little less (RM60) but can be risky

    If traveling alone and in a hurry
    KLIA Express RM 35 Service every 15 minute, Transit Time Exactly 28 Minutes to KL Sentral + RM 9~12 for the Taxi to Tourist Districts or Hotel or Mono Rail to nearest Station
    Elevators at Arrival Lounge can take you to the Basement, Tickets from the Counter at Arrival Lounge (Turn Right after coming out of the Hall)
    NOTE: This service is not available from 12.00 Midnight till 6.00 AM

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    by chiabh Updated May 21, 2006

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    Air Asia is a budget airline... It is to be noted that "budget" price air-ticket is only available when you book 2 or 3 months in advance.. and only on not so popular routes... The flight times are not so ideal and you may have to travel at rather odd hours of the day...and brace yourself for flight delays... Being a budget airline, no in-flight service is provided but you may purchase food and refreshments in-flight... The good thing is that these are reasonable priced...

    The airline flies not only domestic routes but regional routes as well...

    Booking is thru the internet and booking office at the airports... But beware, sometimes you may be charged for double for your flights (system glickes)... and it will take you months to get a refund (if you get it at all)...

    Golfers are also reminded that they have to pay RM25 for their golf bags, which are carried free by full-service airlines...

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