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There are 3 ways to get from Shah Alam to Balakong by train, taxi or car

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Train, MRT  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the train from Batu Tiga to KL Sentral Pelabuhan Klang / ...
  2. Take the MRT from Muzium Negara to Batu 11 Cheras Sungai Buloh-Kajang

$2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  27m

  1. Take a taxi from Shah Alam to Balakong 21.7 miles

$12 - $15

Drive  •  27m

  1. Drive from Shah Alam to Balakong 21.7 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Shah Alam to Balakong is to train and MRT which costs RM 7 - RM 8 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Shah Alam to Balakong is to taxi which costs RM 50 - RM 65 and takes 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Shah Alam to Balakong. However, there are services departing from Batu Tiga and arriving at Batu 11 Cheras via Muzium Negara. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Shah Alam and Balakong is 25 km. The road distance is 34.7 km.

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The best way to get from Shah Alam to Balakong without a car is to train and MRT which takes 1h 21m and costs RM 7 - RM 8.

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It takes approximately 1h 21m to get from Shah Alam to Balakong, including transfers.

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Shah Alam to Balakong train services, operated by KTM Komuter, depart from Batu Tiga station.

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Shah Alam to Balakong train services, operated by MRT, arrive at Batu 11 Cheras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Shah Alam to Balakong is 35 km. It takes approximately 27m to drive from Shah Alam to Balakong.

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There are 4325+ hotels available in Balakong. Prices start at $28 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shah Alam to Balakong.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 1h 21m

What companies run services between Shah Alam, Malaysia and Balakong, Malaysia?

You can take a train from Shah Alam to Balakong via KL Sentral and Muzium Negara in around 1h 21m.

Train operators
KTM Komuter
MRT
Website
mymrt.com.my
Train from Muzium Negara to Batu 11 Cheras
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
myrapid.com.my
Other operators
Taxi from Shah Alam to Balakong
Ave. Duration
27m
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Sunlight Taxi
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

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