Getting Around Kuala Lumpur

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    KLumpur-Spore by Transtar Coach

    by chiabh Updated Sep 16, 2005

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    Transtar provides 2 types of coach services to Singapore... it VIP (Transtar Executive) coaches and Super VIP (Transtar First Class) coaches... The Transtar First Class service is provided by luxurious 16-seater coaches while the Transtar Executive uses the 26-seater coaches...

    There are 2 daily departures for the Transtar Executive at 8.00am and 3.00pm costing RM65 one way... while there are 4 daily departures for the Transtar First Class at 10.00am, 2.30pm, 4.00pm and 6.00pm and the ticket costs RM86 one way...

    Both the services commence from the Pasarakyat Bus Termninal in Jalan Imbi and terminates at the Golden Mile Complex in Beach Street, Singapore...

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    Malaysia Airlines (MAS)

    by chiabh Updated Nov 21, 2004

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    Malaysia Airlines System (or MAS) is the national airline of Malaysia... It is a full service airlines that flies both domestic and international routes... With it main hub at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), its network fans out throughtout the world...

    If you are flying into any city/town in Malaysia from overseas, the best option is to fly MAS thru KLIA... There will be seamless hassle-free connection... You can also book your airtickets online it its website... and check its extensive flight schedules online as well...

    an mas aircfraft at penang international airport..

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    Taking the LRT (Light Rail Transit)

    by xuessium Updated May 1, 2006

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    There are 3 lines - the Kelana Jaya (formerly Putra) and the Ampang & Sri Petaling (formerly STAR) lines, and they intersect each other.

    Well, it is actually quite useful, not to mention comfortable, and a good way to beat the traffic to get around the City with the monorail as there are stations built more or less close to attractions. It is cheap as well, barely crossing MYR1.50 if you travel within the inner city.

    You can purchase tickets through the electronic ticketing machines or you can queue up and buy tickets at the counters. Makes no difference in speed I tell you.

    Do note that the trains are quite short even though the stations usually have very long entrance gates, so stick to hanging around the centre of the station if you want to ensure yourself a space on the train.

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    Red and White

    by dh081 Updated Jan 29, 2004

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    You can hire a red and white, yellow or green taxi to move around but if you are in budget bind the monorail is your best solution to reach Bintang Walk.

    Cost from KL Central Station to Bukit Bintang Station: RM2.10 one way.

    taxis and the rail way

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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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    Journey On LRT...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    Go to any of the LRT stations (get a good map of KL first btw...), buy a ticket at the machine which you can see on my photo or you could also buy at a counter if you are not sure where you are going, to ask for the prices.
    On the photo, notice the 'direction map' on top of the machine, it also lists prices so that you know the amount to insert in the machine.
    NO BIG NOTES please, change some coins first better...

    Coin & notes operated ticket machine at LRT, in KL
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    There's No Driver...

    by coceng Updated Nov 6, 2003

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    There's no driver on Malaysian LRT trains...so, sit or stand at the very front ! You will have mega excellent views as the LRT trains surging fast forward.
    You will have the so-called 'surburban' views around KL, housing areas, some buildings, some people down below...& for now, the photo shows the railtracks...
    Get on the LRT trains as it stops in front of you, it would stop for maybe 10, 15 seconds...

    The railtrack on LRT in KL
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    After The Rain...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    It was after the rain that I took this LRT, to 'go down to KL' as Malaysians like to say when we want to err, go down to KL...
    Quite nice experience really like I felt that I was watching what was in front of me, like a first time tourist being on my city ! Looming at the not so far distance, I could see some buildings that make up of KL...

    White buildings on LRT in KL
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    Slowly Approaching KL Now...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    The buildings get bigger, the sights get better; I started to approach KL now...At this moment, I was just listening to the announcement of where to get off, from the ticket that I bought that is.
    If you miss your destination, approach the guys working at the LRT & enquire HOW to back track to yuor missed station.
    Normally, they would ask you to wait for another opposite LRT train & get off where you should...NO CHARGED WHATSOEVER.

    Slowly approaching KL
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    Some stations...

    by coceng Written Nov 6, 2003

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    Some stations are full of people, some stations hardly have anybody waiting for the LRT train.
    it also depends on the times of the day, when people go to work, when people got off from work.
    If you are not in the peak hours, you'll guarantee a seat, if you want to sit that is..if not, let the elderlys & pregnant women to sit on your place.

    A quiet LRT station..in KL
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    Look At Some Weird...

    by coceng Updated Nov 6, 2003

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    Look at some weird looking buildings from the LRT train; Most locals don't even know what they are called ! They are just there to make a good sight ? To show-off ?...Whatever, take a pic of that & do your research later...
    The photo shows a tortoise-like building, near the Telekom Building, near MID VALLEY MEGAMALL, the longest shopping complex in Malaysia !

    Tortoise anyone ? in KL
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    KLIA TRANSIT

    by Umea6 Written Nov 11, 2003

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    This is the second quickest way that will get to to KL from the airport. The train inside is just the same as KLIA Expres, but it is quite cheaper as it makes four stops on the way to KL Sentral. A return tickest costs 49 ringit and the trip takes 38 minutes.

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    Big Group Travel - Minivan Taxis

    by xuessium Written Sep 28, 2005

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    If you are travelling in a big group, it may make more sense to try to book a minivan taxi to bring the entire group from the airport into the city, rather than take separate cabs.

    Go to the "Airport Taxi" counter after exiting.
    That will save you the hassle of fending off the touts outside the airport.

    Bargain if necessary. You'll be surprised that you may shave some ringgits off your bill.
    The cost should be around MYR160 (circa 2005) for a minivan that could carry 6-8 passengers.

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    To get to KL from Singapore

    by xuessium Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    Fly, Train or Coach.

    FLY: Easiest. Catch Japan Airlines (cheapest at S$128 when on offer), Sri Lankan Airlines (S$160 offer), Qatar Airways, Malaysian Airlines and Singapore Airlines from Singapore's Changi Airport. 35 minutes journey. Downside: the 50-60 Ringgit connecting the 1 hr+ journey from KLIA into KL.
    (I am not bothering with Air Asia from Senai)

    TRAIN: 8-10 hours ride from Tanjong Pagar train station in Singapore. Not the most comfortable but perhaps the most "romantic" with some imagination.

    COACH: NICE, AEROLINE & TRANSTAR buses (costing about S$100 both ways) are the most comfortable. Aeroline coaches depart from Harbourfront and end at Corus Hotel, opposite KLCC in KL. NICE coaches depart from Novotel Orchid Hotel and end at the old KTMB railway station in KL. 5 hours journey for both. (I have never tried Transtar's) GRASSLAND and other coaches (Transnational, Sri Maju, 707 etc) are cheaper (~S$50) but takes 6 hrs as they will make a stop. Grassland, Transnational and Sri Maju coaches depart from Golden Mile Complex along Beach Road while 707 coaches depart from Ban San Street Terminal near Bugis MRT. Most terminate at Puduraya in KL.

    Try Golden Mile Complex near Beach Road (SG) and Puduraya (KL) for tickets.

    The Singapore-KL Express bus also operates from Ban San Street Terminal (near Bugis MRT, behind the Church of the Lady of Good Lourdes). It is possibly the cheapest way to get to KL but the seats are not as comfortable as Aerolines's, NICE's or Grassland's. (Contact tel: 65-62928254; no known website)

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    The cheapest way to KL Central from KLIA

    by mahzan Written Oct 6, 2003

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    Go to Level 2 at theMain Terminal Building, and down to the bus station. Take the Sepang (green colour) or CityLink bus (red colour) to Nilai KTM station - cost RM2.

    From Nilai KTM station, take the commuter rail to KL Central Station - cost around RM4.50.

    But the trip is about 90 minutes.

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