There are 5 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, LRT  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan KLIA Transit
  2. Take the LRT from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Sentul Timur Sri Petaling

$9 - $16

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Bus Star Shuttle, LRT  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from KL International Airport 1 to Pudu Sentral
  2. Take the LRT from Plaza Rakyat to Sentul Timur Ampang / ...

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Bus Jetbus, LRT  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Klia T1 to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. Take the LRT from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Sentul Timur Sri Petaling

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak 39.9 miles

$25 - $30

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak 39.9 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak is to drive which costs RM 12 - RM 18 and takes 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak is to taxi which costs RM 100 - RM 130 and takes 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak. However, there are services departing from Klia T1 and arriving at Sentul Timur via Bandar Tasik Selatan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) and Setapak is 49 km. The road distance is 63.9 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak without a car is to train and LRT which takes 57 min and costs RM 35 - RM 70.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak, including transfers.

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Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak train services, operated by KLIA Express, depart from Klia T1 station.

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Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak train services, operated by Rapid KL, arrive at Sentul Timur station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak is 64 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak.

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There are 3538+ hotels available in Setapak. Prices start at $30 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak.
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  • Distance: 30.5 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL), Malaysia and Setapak, Malaysia?

You can take a train from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak via Bandar Tasik Selatan in around 57 min.

Train operators
KLIA Express
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from Klia T1 to Bandar Tasik Selatan
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
kliaekspres.com
Rapid KL
Website
myrapid.com.my
Train from Bandar Tasik Selatan to Sentul Timur
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Train from Plaza Rakyat to Sentul Timur
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Bus operators
Star Shuttle
Website
starwira.com
Bus from KL International Airport 1 to Pudu Sentral
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
starwira.com
Jetbus
Website
jetbus.com.my
Bus from Klia T1 to Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
jetbus.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) to Setapak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Airport Limo
Phone
+60 3 9223 8080
Website
airportlimo.my

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