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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  37 min

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1 KLIA Transit

RM 35 - RM 55

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Bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the bus from KL Sentral to Kuala Lumpur International Airport

RM 10 - RM 15

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) 56.7 km

RM 100 - RM 130

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) 56.7 km

RM 10 - RM 16

Shuttle  •  45 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport

RM 79

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport 56.7 km

RM 130 - RM 230

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) by train

The train journey time between Kuala Lumpur and Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is around 37 min and covers a distance of around 56 km. The fastest train normally takes 37 min. Operated by KLIA Express, the Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) train service departs from KL Sentral and arrives in Klia T1. Typically 251 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) train schedules

Kuala Lumpur → Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is 03 88810200.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 03 88810200.

Last updated: 10 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is to drive which costs RM 10 - RM 16 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is to train which costs RM 35 - RM 55 and takes 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from KL Sentral and arriving at Klia T1. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is 43 km. The road distance is 56.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) without a car is to train which takes 37 min and costs RM 35 - RM 55.

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The train from KL Sentral to Klia T1 takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) bus services, operated by Sky Bus, depart from KL Sentral station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) train services, operated by KLIA Express, depart from KL Sentral station.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is to train which takes 37 min and costs RM 35 - RM 55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs RM 10 - RM 15 and takes 1h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL).
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  • Distance: 43.4 km
  • Duration: 37 min

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

KLIA Express operates a train from KL Sentral to Klia T1 hourly. Tickets cost RM 35 - RM 55 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, Sky Bus operates a bus from KL Sentral to Kuala Lumpur International Airport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost RM 10 and the journey takes 1h 15m. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
RM 35 - RM 55
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Bus operators
Sky Bus
Phone
+6(016)-217 6950
Email
info@skybus.com.my
Website
skybus.com.my
Bus from KL Sentral to Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
RM 10
Schedules at
skybus.com.my
Aerobus
Phone
+6010-292 3888
Website
aerobus.com.my
Bus from KL Sentral to KL International Airport T2
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 15
Schedules at
aerobus.com.my
Star Shuttle
Phone
603-4043 8811
Email
info@starwira.com
Website
starwira.com
Bus from Pudu Sentral to KL International Airport 1
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
RM 12
Schedules at
busonlineticket.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
RM 100 - RM 130
Sunlight Taxi
Phone
1300-800-222
Website
sunlighttaxi.com
Public Cab
Phone
+603 6259 2020
Website
publiccab.com
Comfort Taxi
Phone
+603 8024 0507
Website
comforttaxi.com.my
Blue Cab
Phone
+6012 212 1718
Website
bluecab.my
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport
Estimated price
RM 79
Towncar from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport
Estimated price
RM 130 - RM 230

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) bus services, operated by Sky Bus, arrive at Kuala Lumpur International Airport station.

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Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) train services, operated by KLIA Express, arrive at Klia T1 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL) is 57 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Kuala Lumpur to Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL).

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