5 Ways To Get Around Kuala Lumpur

Are you planning a future trip to the capital of Malaysia? If so, there is a lot that you should know before getting on an airplane. Kuala Lumpur is not only the capital of Malaysia but also the largest city in the country. Visiting this wonderful city is many people’s dream. So, be sure to do your research and have a travel itinerary prepared well in advance. The first thing you should know is the city’s transportation system. Below, you will discover five ways to get around Kuala Lumpur safely and efficiently.

Travel By Rail

One of the safest and most economical ways to travel around Kuala Lumpur is by rail. The KL Sentral railway system runs through the city, to the airport and surrounding neighbors. Travelers can catch a KLIA transit train every 15 to 20 minutes depending on the time of day. It is possible to travel from the city of Kuala Lumpur to the airport in 36 minutes or less. The train stops at Putrajaya, Salak Tinggi and Bandar Tasik Selatan on its way to the airport. So, if you are interested in visiting any of these areas, you definitely will not have any issues accessing them by train.

Travel By Bus

Another economical transportation in Kuala Lumpur is the public bus transportation system. There are several different buses that run throughout the city. So, accessing one of these buses will be a breeze. If you plan on traveling from KL Sentral and KLIA, it is recommended to utilize the Airport Coach. A one-way trip takes around one hour. But, do not worry because the buses are plenty comfortable and air-conditioned. You should be able to access most of the hotels in the city through the public bus transportation city. If you are looking for hotel near Suria KLCC, you can either ask the driver or other passengers for suggestions.

Travel By Taxi

Traveling by taxi offers a more private transport option for families, singles and couples. However, you should expect to pay a nice price for this type of transportation. If you want to save a little money and still take a taxi, it is recommended to pick up a coupon when you reach the exit point. Taxi drivers are stationed around KL Sentral and airport. So, you will not have any issues getting a taxi to take you wherever you want to go to Kuala Lumpur.

Travel By Car

If you prefer a more private transportation option, you can travel by car. The expressways are connected to both KLIA2, KLIA Main Terminal and the center of the city. 

Travel By Foot

If you want to visit the city and want to save a little money, you should consider traveling on foot. This is a great option when visiting the colonial area and the steel sector. If you plan on walking, it is a good idea to wear comfortable shoes and clothes. A good pair of tennis shoes will protect your feet from blisters and keep you comfortable throughout your journeys. 

Victoria Brewood
victoria@pommietravels.com

Hi I'm Victoria, a British girl from Manchester. After graduating from university I decided there was more to life than the hours between 9 and 5, so I packed my journalism degree into my suitcase to travel the world and find a way to make money at the same time. I now call London home, although I still travel whenever I can. I hope to inspire you to be your own boss, live life and see the world.

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