How to Reach Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur can be easily reached via direct flight to KL international airport.

How to Reach Kuala Lumpur from India

Flights from India to Kuala Lumpur are available from most of the cities whereas direct flights are available from Delhi, Amrtisar, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Kolkata and Mumbai. There are hundreds of airlines that generally fly on this route out of which most common are Malaysia airlines, Airasia and Singapore airlines.

How to reach Kuala Lumpur by flight

Kuala Lumpur can be easily reached via a direct flight to KL international airport. Depending on the airline, you will land at KLIA (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) main terminal or KLIA2, which services low-cost airlines like AirAsia, Cebu Pacific, Scoot, and Jetstar Asia. You can also take a flight to Singapore and drive down to Kuala Lumpur, 355 kms away.

How to reach Kuala Lumpur City Centre from the airport

  • Train: Tha fastest way is to travel by KLIA Ekspres train. The non-stop train is available from KLIA1 and KLIA2 to KL Sentral train station. The tickets can be booked in advance on Bookaway.
  • Bus: Another cheap mode of transport, buses are available from both terminals. It takes around 1 hour and costs RM 12 one way.
  • Taxi: The most convenient but expensive option is to hire a private taxi or book from Grab app. It costs around RM 70-100.

How to reach Kuala Lumpur by road

Taxis can be easily hired and one should always ask to turn on the meter and avoid paying high fares which are demanded by the cab drivers. Also, taxi can be rented for visiting tourist attractions and one needs to pay for that per hour (MYR 15 - 25). Renting a car in KL can be pretty daring as there is pathetic traffic on the roads of Kuala Lumpur.

How to reach Kuala Lumpur by train

There are three railway lines: KTM Komuter trains which use KL Sentral as a hub and run every 15 - 20 minutes and have two lines Tanjung Malim-Sungai Gadut and Batu Caves-Pelabuhan Klang. Light rail transit system here are three lines: Ampang-Sentul Timur, Sri Petaling-Sentul Timur, and Kelana Jaya-Terminal Putr, though these function very poorly because they were constructed by different companies and one needs to walk, take escalators or lifts to go from one line to another. Kuala Lumpur monorail runs from Kl Sentral to Titiwangsa.

How to reach Kuala Lumpur by Waterways

Kuala Lumpur can not be accesed by waterways.

Local transport in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur can be explored best by renting a car, though driving in KL is very confusing because of its one-way systems. A lot of air-conditioned taxis are available at the designated taxi stands. One can always use KTM Komuter trains, light trail transit, and the Kuala Lumpur monorail.
Hop on hop off bus is a good way to get an overview of Kuala Lumpur. All day local bus (1 RM), All day city bus (2 RM), All day express bus (5RM). One can use touch n go travel cards for all the rapid KL train and bus lines

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