Transportation Kuala Lumpur – metro, trains and Taxi

If you decide to visit the beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur yourself and already know which sights going to visit, the most important thing you should read about is transport in this city.

The content of the article

  • 1 Transportation Kuala Lumpur
    • 1.1 LRT
    • 1.2 KL Monorail
    • 1.3 KTM Komuter
    • 1.4 Regular buses
    • 1.5 Buses Hop On – Hop Off
    • 1.6 Taxi
  • 2 Our impressions

Transportation Kuala Lumpur

  • Metro LRT
  • Metro KL Monorail
  • KTM Komuter Trains
  • Shuttle Buses
  • Hop On – Hop Off Buses
  • Taxi

All of the above types of transport intersect mainly city transport hub KL Sentral. Inside it LRT and KTM Komuter stations are located, and KL Momorail station located about 200 meters from the station building.

Metro scheme in Kuala LupummrMetro scheme in Kuala Lupummr

Metro scheme in Kuala Lupummr

Unfortunately, all of the above types of transport tickets mutually void. Often, in order to change from one on the other, have a little walk around the city. Before the main attractions Kuala Lumpur can be easily reached with using LRT or Monorail.

By bus, LRT subway or Monorail can be bought as a ticket to one trip, and a subscription for 1, 3, 7, 15 and 30 days. Cost of See below for a photo.

Cost of season tickets for bus and subway in Kula LumpurCost of season tickets for bus and subway in Kula Lumpur

The cost of subscriptions to the bus and subway in Kula Lumpur

A good explanation of Kuala Lumpur’s payment system is look here

LRT

(Light Rail Transit) – this is Kuala Lumpur’s ground light metro. It consists of three lines:

1. Red line Kelana Jaya (old name Putra). By this lines run fully automated trailers without machinists.

2, 3 Orange, branching line Ampang (old name Star). Ticket price depends on the destination station, on average – this is 1.60 rm. The metro is open from 6:00 to 11 am with something for holidays and weekends closes earlier.

The reviews found on the Internet often state that metro lines are not connected to each other, for a trip on each branch have to pay separately, and for the transplant you need to go to the city. Prices for travel on the subway LRT Kuala Lumpur

LRT train, light metro in Kuala LumpurLRT train, light metro in Kuala Lumpur

LRT train, light metro in Kuala Lumpur

Entrance to the subway LRT Kuala LumpurEntrance to the subway LRT Kuala Lumpur

Entrance to the LRT subway Kuala Lumpur

Different ticket vending machinesDifferent ticket vending machines

Different ticket vending machines

LRT metro turnstiles in Kuala LumpurLRT metro turnstiles in Kuala Lumpur

Turnstiles in the LRT metro in Kuala Lumpur

LRT Station in Kuala Lumpur MetroLRT Station in Kuala Lumpur Metro

LRT ground station in Kuala Lumpur metro

At some stations, redundantly made glass doors for security.

LRT Station in Kuala Lumpur MetroLRT Station in Kuala Lumpur Metro

Underground station LRT in Kuala Lumpur metro

LRT station, view from the trainLRT station, view from the train

Underground station LRT, view from the train

LRT subway Kuala Lumpur works from 6:00 to 23 with something. By weekends and holidays closes earlier.

Kuala Lumpur Metro ModeKuala Lumpur Metro Mode

Mode of operation Kuala Lumpur Metro

KL Monorail

Monorail metro, consisting of one line. Small trains with machinists ply the center of the city, through the so-called Golden Triangle (Golden Triangle). This type of transport allows you to quickly and visually get acquainted with the main the sights of Kuala Lumpur.

Ticket price can be found here.

Monorail in Kuala LumpurMonorail in Kuala Lumpur

Monorail in Kuala Lumpur

Monorail metro in Kuala LumpurMonorail metro in Kuala Lumpur

Monorail Subway in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Metro, KL Monorail TrainKuala Lumpur Metro, KL Monorail Train

Metro Kuala Lumpur, station KL Monorail

KTM Komuter

Electric trains passing through the city and running from at certain intervals: in the morning and in the evening – in 15 minutes, in the afternoon – in 20-30 minutes Tickets are sold at the box office and vending machines. Cost of ticket starts from 1 RM and depends on station distance destination. Trains start walking from about 5:30 to 22: from tail.

Scheme of movement of trains KTM Komuter, Kuala LumpurScheme of movement of trains KTM Komuter, Kuala Lumpur

Scheme of movement of trains KTM Komuter, Kuala Lumpur

Ticket vending machines at KTM KomuterTicket vending machines at KTM Komuter

Ticket vending machines at KTM Komuter station

Turnstiles at KTM Komuter StationTurnstiles at KTM Komuter Station

Turnstiles at KTM Komuter Station

Toilets at KTM Komuter StationToilets at KTM Komuter Station

Toilets at KTM Komuter Station

Platform at KTM Komuter StationPlatform at KTM Komuter Station

Platform at KTM Komuter Station

Platform at KTM Komuter station with direction signsPlatform at KTM Komuter station with direction signs

Platform at KTM Komuter station with direction signs

Pointer to the train at KTM Komuter stationPointer to the train at KTM Komuter station

The pointer of the train at the station KTM Komuter

Shuttle Buses

Bus travel to Kuala Lumpur is difficult in connection with a large number of traffic jams.

Hop On – Hop Off Buses

Sightseeing buses that allow you to drive around the city all day making an unlimited number of landings. Cover 70 attractions Kuala Lumpur and make 22 stops.

Taxi

Red-white and black-yellow cars with most friendly part of the taxi drivers, at the very least speaking in English. Directions not very expensive, the main thing is to ask the driver to drive over the counter. Landing costs 3 RM.

We are fortunate to use only three types. The above transport: LRT, KTM Komuter and taxi.

Our impressions

LRT Tickets are easy to buy, using the machine on station. All teams are duplicated in English. Choose the name of the station you need and the number of tickets by clicking directly on scoreboard monitor, get a ticket, go through the turnstiles, having thrust a ticket into a special slot and having caught it a little further, and not forget to take it with you because you will need it for order to go out. When you exit again, put the ticket in the slot and, saying goodbye to him forever, go to the city.

Ticket vending machine, LRT metro in Kuala LumpurTicket vending machine, LRT metro in Kuala Lumpur

Ticket vending machine, LRT metro in Kuala Lumpur

Metro ticket LRT in Kuala LumpurMetro ticket LRT in Kuala Lumpur

LRT subway ticket in Kuala Lumpur

By the way, if you suddenly made a mistake and bought a ticket not to that station, which came, do not be alarmed. They say you can just pay extra in the window the missing difference. Although we ourselves did not check it.

The stations have a toilet and a room for prayers, which is very convenient. although it is surprising why they are placed nearby. In Kuala subway cars Lumpur cool, air conditioning works well, you can even get cold.

Toilet at the LRT station in Kuala Lumpur MetroToilet at the LRT station in Kuala Lumpur Metro

Toilet at the LRT station in Kuala Lumpur metro

Surprised a huge number of “no” in their subway. Can, Of course, we, too, are forbidden to do all this, but we are simply not in course—

What is forbidden in the Kuala Lumpur metroWhat is forbidden in the Kuala Lumpur metro

What is forbidden in the Kuala Lumpur metro

In the wagon train LRT, light metro in Kuala LumpurIn the wagon train LRT, light metro in Kuala Lumpur

In the carriage of the LRT train, a light metro in Kuala Lumpur

KTM Komuter Recently launched Separate pink cabins for Muslim women. It seems non-Muslim women can go there, but men are asked to retire, if any risk to go there. They themselves have seen how the car the lady in the scarf did not let the breathless man who I was afraid that I would not have time to run into another car.

Pink KTM Komuter wagon for Muslim ladiesPink KTM Komuter wagon for Muslim ladies

Pink KTM Komuter wagon for Muslim ladies

Inside the train hang plaques calling to behave in transport worthy: do not smoke, do not eat in the car, do not litter, do not stick gum, do not take animals. Most amused ban for couples in love with indecent behavior.

A bunch of bans on the subway in Kuala LumpurA bunch of bans on the subway in Kuala Lumpur

A bunch of bans on the subway in Kuala Lumpur

Inside the KTM Komuter wagonInside the KTM Komuter wagon

Inside the KTM Komuter wagon

The platform at the station Kuala Lumpur using pointers divided in length into several sectors, for each of which arrives train, following in a certain direction. Hang on the station scoreboard on which the arrival time of the nearest the trains.

Pointers on the platform at the KTM Komuter stationPointers on the platform at the KTM Komuter station

Pointers to the platform at the station KTM Komuter

Scoreboard with the arrival time of the nearest train to the KTM Komuter stationScoreboard with the arrival time of the nearest train to the KTM Komuter station

Scoreboard with the arrival time of the nearest train to the KTM station Komuter

Taxi We used only one time drove from the Menar Tower. Near the TV tower to the nearest subway asked for 20 RM, but when we went down a bit and caught a taxi just on the street, we were taken to China Town by the counter for 4.5 RM. The difference is indescribable.

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