Kuala Lumpur ~
Kuala Lumpur Insights
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As the capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is the transport hub of the
country. It is the centre of a comprehensive air, road and rail
network that leads to the rest of Peninsular Malaysia.
As such, city itself is well connected by highways, roads and a
Light Rail Transit network. Getting around within and around the
city is primarily done by car, buses or on the rail transit system.
As for airports, Kuala Lumpur
is served by the main Kuala Lumpur International Airport / KLIA (KUL), KLIA
2 (Budget Airlines Terminal) and the secondary Subang Airport. They connect
the City by air to various domestic destinations throughout the country as
well as international destinations all over the globe.
Kuala Lumpur is also served by Port Klang, the largest and busiest in the
country, located about 64 km (40 mi) southwest of the city.
Traffic / City Bus Services / Taxis
Private Car Transport
The city is the centre of a
comprehensive road and highway network that leads to the rest of
Peninsular Malaysia. Travelling from one place to another within
this bustling metropolis - just like in most other Asian capitals,
can be difficult. Bus transportation is mediocre. And taxi drivers
are notorious for haggling over fares. But, thankfully, there is a
light railway system that criss-crosses the city, allowing
travellers to keep their trip on track.
Light Rail Transit System
Ampang Rail Line / Kelana
Jaya Rail Line / KL Monorail
KL Sentral / KTM Komuter / KLIA Ekspres
Kuala Lumpur's rail-based transit system consists of two light rail
transit lines, one monorail, two commuter rail system, and one
airport rail link.
West Coast Line / East Coast
Rail Line / Train Routes
KTM Bookings / KLIA Ekspres / E & O Express
The railway and train services from Kuala Lumpur now runs from the KL Sentral
station. The railroads links Kuala Lumpur with the north and south
and with the east. This railway system is also linked with Thailand
railroads and travels down to Singapore.
Lumpur ~ Airports
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The thing that air travellers should take into account is that,
there are 2 Main Terminals (though some would say 2 Airports),
where air passengers normally fly into and out of Kuala Lumpur. They
both have the same designation as KUL, which is for KLIA Kuala
Lumpur International Airport. These are the KLIA (Main) and KLIA2
(Secondary). The other Airport is Subang Airport (Sultan Abdul Aziz
Shah Airport), otherwise known as Skypark Terminal, has a designated
Klang, is situated about 38 kilometres southwest of the Capital, Kuala
Lumpur. The port houses three terminals - South Port, North Port and
West Port, within which is the Cruise Terminal.
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