Getting Around Kuala Lumpur

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    The fastest way between KL and KLIA.

    by worldkiwi Written May 5, 2005

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    The KLIA Express that runs between KL Sentral Station and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is the fastest and proabably best way to travel between the airport, over 80km south of KL, and the city itself.
    A oneway ticket will cost you RM30. The added bonus of the whole amazingly organised and well thought out system is that if you are flying Malaysia Airlines or Cathy Pacific, you can check in KL Sentral Station. Your check-in baggage is taken right there! So you can swan around KL for a few hours (if you check in early enough), or head out to KLIA to plane watch for a while!

    KLIA Ekspres at KLIA.
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  • White elephant?: The Monorail

    by xuessium Written Apr 23, 2005

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    I am not too sure about this line - it was greatly maligned by the press as an obstentatious project and certainly went through birthing pains before it was launched in 2003. More modern and comfortable than the LRT, I find that the stations do not really offer much to visitors as they are located in weird and slightly skewed locations...which means that you still have to walk quite some distance to get to the place you want to go. Also, connecting the LRT from the Monorail isn't as easy as it looks on the charts, as it usually involves quite a bit of walking.

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    Around Malaysia

    by Kaynisa Written Apr 20, 2005

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    The prices is prettu much cheaper to travel with bus from one state to another in Malaysia...

    if you are looking for comfortable trasportation i would hafta say plane eventho its xpensive and also saves alotta time

    My fav. Train, a bit costly than bus but least spensive than flight.. and get the berth i tell ya u'll enjoy it... nice nice ride indeed

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    Motorcycles

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    Motorcycling is so far the best to explore the city meantime needless to pay road tolls also, needless to enjoy the heavy traffic jams. If you can ride a motorcycle, you can enjoy most of the unseen places of the city. The problem is to rent a motorcycle is not easy, you have to ask the motor shop yourself and arrange with them or you rent a small scooter from your hotel attendants, since you stay with them, they can trust you, probably you can pay them RM50 a day.

    Extra tips: If you like street racing, every Saturday night in front of The Mall and midnight in front of Merdeka Square, you can enjoy watching our local boys performing illegal street racings. It's not something like World 500cc but more to local village racing. Most of them are youngsters dressing up like Arnold Schwazeneeger with black leather jacket but riding a 150cc bike with funny riding skills, but hey it's our local bike culture. They have their dream to become world champ. That's only if you like motorcycles, I don't force you to ride motorcycles.

    Important: Please remember to lock your bike or car.

    Our Motorcycles
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    Buses & Coaches

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    With so many competition among travel agencies and transportation companies, improvement is a must. Luxury coaches are in high demand especially among Malaysians that travels regularly. If you want to walk directly to bus ticket counter, you can go to Puduraya station, Putra station, KTM, KL Sentral, some LRT station has bus ticket counter as well and many more.

    Here are some good links, please use them when you visit Kuala Lumpur or anywhere in Malaysia.

    http://theticketing.com/

    http://www.supercoach.com.my/

    https://www.aeroline.com.my/bus_features.html (KL - Singapore - KL)

    For other Public Transport: Trains, Rail, Roads, Highways & Expressways, please visit this monster website transportations

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    KL Sentral - Airport KLIA Expres - Railway Station

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    This is our new Kuala Lumpur Railway Station called KL Sentral, websited at http://www.stesensentral.com/, so those of you wants to take trains or buy train tickets, look for this beautiful construction. For the super fast bullet train to airport, come here, this is the station to take express ERL http://www.kliaekspres.com.my/

    KL Sentral
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    Rent Cars

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    Private cars are good though you have to pay endless tolls. Excuse me, I certainly understand each driver should help to pay highway maintenance but sometimes we hate to queue that long just to pay a Ringgit.

    Wanna rent a car, try some websites below:

    http://www.mycen.com.my/search/car_rental.html
    http://202.184.114.102/travel/services.asp

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    Malaysian Airlines at KLIA

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    This is the Malaysian Airlines, the website is at http://www.malaysiaairlines.com/

    For more worldwide airlines, online bookings, contacts, websites, please visit this http://www.mycen.com.my/search/aviation.html

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    Our Proton TAXI

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    Teksi or Taxi. Taxi is another good transportation in Kuala Lumpur. They charge according to meter around RM6 to RM10 in within 10km drives.

    Taxi drivers like to tell dirty stories to tourists, so just enjoy. Once I came across a taxi driver who can really tell dirty jokes over and over, I just couldn't stop laughing.

    Taxi drivers very patriotic too, why? because they only drive local Malaysian made Proton cars.

    For contacts:
    Airport Limo & Taxi Service
    Tel: 03 9223 8080, 03 9223 8949 (Booking Centre)
    Tel: 03 8787 3675 (KLIA Counter)

    City Line
    Tel: 03 9222 2828

    Comfort Taxi
    Tel: 03 2692 2525

    Eco Transit
    Tel: 03 5512 2266

    Hotline Radio Taxi
    Tel: 03 255 3399

    Mesra Cab
    Tel: 03 4043 0659

    Oriental Radio Taxi
    Tel: 03 2694 4718

    Persatuan Radio Teksi Selangor & Wilayah Persekutuan
    Tel: 03 2693 6211

    Public Cab
    Tel: 03 6295 2020

    Radio Taxi.
    Tel: 03 9221 7600

    Saujana Teksi
    Tel: 03 2162 8888

    Sunlight Radio Taxi
    Tel: 03 9057 1111

    Supercab
    Tel: 03 2095 3399

    SW Radio Taxis
    Tel: 03 2693 6211

    TeleCab
    Tel: 03 4042 1019

    UpTown Ace SuperCab
    http://www.uptownace.com.my/
    Tel: 03 983 2333

    Wira Cab
    Tel: 03 2144 3630

    Taxi Complaints
    Lembaga Pelesenan Kenderaan Perdagangan LPKP: http://e.kpun.gov.my/teksi/
    Tel: 03 2698 5022

    Road Transport Department / JPJ Online Complaint Submission: http://www.jpj.gov.my/aduan.htm
    Tel: 03 8888 4244 (Hotline), 03 4023 6470 (JPJ Wilayah), 03 5540 3233 (JPJ Selangor), E-mail: info@jpj.gov.my

    Regulated metered rates (fare) for standard city taxis (valid at time of upload and subject to change):
    RM 2 for the first 2 km and 10 sen for every 200 meters thereon. A 50% surcharge is levied between midnight and 6.00 AM. Additional RM 1 is charged for: Phone booking, 3rd adult passenger (max 4 ) and/or baggage stored in boot.
    Pre-paid coupon system is used for taxi stands at KTM KL Station, KL Sentral & KLIA.

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    Inner City Bus

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    Passengers must get ready coins before you get onto these buses. Normal rates around RM1 to take you anywhere in within the city. Very convenience, most buses are equipped with air-con. If you don't know what numbers of buses, you can simply look for a bus driver and you ask he/she which bus to take to which destination, they should be able to help tourists. If you don't want to ask, you still can look for the bus route map at where the bus stops. For further details of roads coverage, try the website below.

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    Light Railway Transit

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    LRT is one of the best to get around in KL. LRT-Light Railway Transit, cost RM1.80 per trip in Kuala Lumpur city. Easy and convenience. This is a good transport map of LRT Kuala Lumpur.

    http://www.putra.com.my/index.asp The PUTRA-LRT network has 24 stations (5 stations underground). Another LRT is STAR-LRT and Kommuter. Try also this website
    http://www.stesensentral.com/main.cfm

    Light Railway Transit
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    Pedestrianism

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    Walking is a must and should make full use of it, otherwise one day our legs will devolve. Make sure you walk a lot or if you can, try to run a lot, so that you can stay young and travel to more places with your strong legs. This tip also has a website, try this one at bottom.

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    AIRASIA

    by l_joo Updated Mar 28, 2005

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    http://www.airasia.com/index.htm

    Just try it, super cheap. Flying to almost all South East Asia cities. The cost of air fares from Kuala Lumpur to Penang is around RM10.00 about 3 US Dollars only, you can do online booking on the website, best to book 2 month before the date to get the best price.

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    Air Asia Rocks!!

    by sympatriot Written Mar 21, 2005

    Air Asia, the discount airline absolutely rocks! In a nutshell, it is dirt cheap and it flies to plenty of places all over Southeast Asia, including Phuket, Macau, and Jakarta. If you book ahead, flights can be as little as ten dollars.

    Sure, it's mayhem. The queues at the airport are often staggering, and there is no seat allocation (one has to politely stop everyone from elbowing their way past you to get the best seats on the plane when they open the airbridge), but it's all worth it for the price. If I lived in KL, I would be hopping somewhere every weekend!

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    Trouble with KL Taxis

    by sympatriot Written Mar 21, 2005

    Taxis in KL are really cheap but they can be a real pain. At certain times of the day as it gets busy, they can be really hard to flag down, even when they're empty. When you do, they will often try and negotiate a heavily inflated price because of the traffic. A lot of the taxis picking up from KLCC quoted inflated prices to get back in the city.

    They often won't take you what they consider to be a short distance, even if they are empty and heading that way anyway.

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