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Saturday, January 20, 2007

Kuala Lumpur - Getting There

Kuala Lumpur - Getting There

I Taxis I Commuter Trains I LRT I Railway I Buses I Self-Drive I
I on Foot I
Public Transport to & from KLIA I

The fare is RM2 for the first 2km and 10 sen for every 200 metres thereon. A surcharge of 50% is levied between midnight and 6.00am.

Commuter Trains
KTM Komuter operates speedy electric train services from the KL railway station to designated points within the city as well as to Port Klang, Seremban, Kajang and Rawang.

Light Rail Transit (LRT)
There are 2 LRT lines - STAR and PUTRA. Daily operating hours are 6.00am - 12.00pm. Stored value tickets can be purchased at any LRT station.

In Malaysia, all tracks lead to Kuala lumpur. Two main railway lines operate for passenger service. One runs along the west coast from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur and Bufterworth, then meets the Thai railways at the border. The other line travels up to the north-eastern part of the peninsular near Kota Bahru, also meeting up with Thai railway.

Travelling in public buses is one of the best ways to see Kuala lumpur. Major bus lines servicing the city and suburban areas are lntrakota, Metro and Cityliner.

Bus stations:
Klang Bus Station
To Petaling Jaya, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Shah Alam and Port Klang.

Jalan Sultan Mohamad Bus Station
To Bangsar, Petaling Jaya (Old Town), Kelana Jaya, Jalan Pantai, Bukit Damansara and Subang.

Bangkok Bank Bus Station
To Selayang Baru, Segambut Dalam and Batu Caves. Pudu Raya Bus Station To Seri Kembangan, Sungai Besi Camp, Balakong, Taman Seri Serdang and Kajang.

Lebuh Ampang Bus Station
To Taman Greenwood, Kg. Air Panas, Sri Gombak, Taman Setapak and 12th Mile Gombak.

Kota Raya Shopping Complex/Menara Maybank
To Jalan Cheras, Sri Petaling, Serdang Lama, Taman Goodwood, Salak South, Sungei Besi, Kampung Pandan, Bandar Tun Razak and Taman Maluri.

Chow Kit Bus Stand
To Kg. Datuk Keramat, Ulu Kelang, Ampang, Cheras, Salak South, Sungai Besi, Petaling Jaya, jalan Kelang Lama, Bangsar, Damansara, Kepong, linjang, Segambut, Selayang, Sentul, Gombak and Jalan Genting Kelang.

Hentian Duta

There are also several bus companies which operate intercity, stage and express bus services to various destinations in the peninsula. Bus stations for interstate buses are located at:

Putra Bus Station (Opposite the Putra World Trade Centre)
To the East Coast. Tel: 03-4042 9530

Pekeliling Bus Station, Jalan Tun Razak
To the East Coast Tel: 03-4042 7256

Pudu Raya Bus Station, Jalan Pudu
To the North & South and Singapore.
Tel: 03-230 0145

Bangunan MARA, Medan MARA, Jalan Raja Laut
To the North & South. Tel: 03-2691 8113

Several Car-Rental agencies offer self-drive cars for hire. If you possess a valid international driving licence, you might prefer the added convenience of driving yourself around town. Arm yourself with a Kuala Lumpur road map, fasten your seat belt (compulsory for front passengers) and you're on your way.

Car Rental
Car rental companies are stationed at the airport, hotels, shopping and office complexes.
Rent-A-Car 2nd Floor, Ming Court Hotel, Jalan Ampang Tel: 03-21611136

Avis Rent-A-Car
40, Jalan Sultan lsmail Tel: 03-2417144

Budget Rent-A-Car
29, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng Tel: 03-2425166

Hertz Rent-A-Car
Lot 214A, International Complex, Jalan Sultan lsmail Tel: 03-2433433

National Car Rental
G47, Wisma HLA, Jalan Raja Chulan
Tel: 03-2480522

Orix Car Rental

No: 5, Jalan Leiu Weng Chee Tel: 03-2488553

SMAS Rent-A-Car
Lot 9, 1st Floor UBN Tower, Jalan P. Ramlee
Tel: 03-2307788

Thrifty Car Rental
Ground Floor, LPPKN Building, Jalan Raja Laut
Tel: 03-26932388

Toyota Rent-A-Car
Gr. Floor, Federal Hotel, Jalan Bukit Bintang
Tel: 03-2438142

Kuala Lumpur on Foot
Set your own pace by taking in the Kuala Lumpur scene on foot. Most streets are lined on either side with wide beautifully paved sidewalks which combine with the shade of the trees to facilitate leisurely walking. There are also ample road signs and guide books to help you find your way around. If in doubt, do not hesitate to consult the friendly locals.

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Janus said...

Hi, do you know how to get to KL from Singapore via bus?


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