Kuantan

Kuantan is the largest city of the East Coast of Peninsular Malaysia with a population of about half a million. It is also the capital of the state of Pahang.

Kuantan is located about halfway between Singapore (to the south) and Kota Bahru (to the north). The city is situated at the coast of the South China Sea near the mouth of the Kuantan River. The city is not a major tourist destination, rather a stopover point for island destinations (Tioman, Redang, Perhentians, etc.) along the East Coast. From Kuantan you can also also reach the popular beach in Cherating in less than an hour with the local Bus.

Fraser’s Hill

Hill resort spread along 7 peaks at 1,200 - 1,500 meters above sea-level on the Titiwangsa mountain range, about 100km north of Kuala Lumpur. Originally it was set up as a tin mine in the 1890s by Louis James Fraser (hence the name) until the tin ran out in 1913. A few years later the area was rediscovered as British-colonial hill resort. The cooler temperatures made it popular getaway destination from the hot and humid weather for the British. To this day Fraser’s Hill still retains its colonial charm. The area is recognized destination for bird watching with over 250 species recorded. Other activities include jungle trekking, golf, horse riding, archery, boating and mountain biking.

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How to get from KLIA1 / KLIA2 airport to kuala lumpur

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Find all the different means (Bus, Train, Taxi) to get from the 2 KLIA airports in downtown Kuala Lumpur.

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KLIA1 - (Kuala Lumpur International Airport) is the main terminal for all regular flights.
KLIA2 - new airport for budget airlines (Air Asia, Malindo, Tiger etc.), located next to KLIA, opened in May 2014 replacing LCCT
KL Sentral - Main Transportation Hub in Kuala Lumpur, Train Station
Pudu Sentral - Main Bus Terminal in KL city center

 

FROM KLIA1 to Kuala Lumpur:

TAXI

travel time to downtown KL: ca. 1h

Official Airport Taxi Service
The rates below are for a taxi voucher at the official taxi counter. The counter is located just past the baggage claim.
Budget taxi - RM 75
Premier - RM 100
Midnight to 6am surcharge:
Budget taxi = RM 16.00 surcharge
Premier = RM 19.00 surcharge

prices are rounded and can change

Metered Taxi
For those wanting to try the metered taxi, they are available at level 1 and 3 of the Main Terminal Building.
Budget taxi - RM3 for the first km / 3min, RM0.10 for every 115m / 21 sec
Premier - RM6 for the first km / 3min, RM0.20 for every 150m / 45 sec
Passengers have to purchase RM2 coupon prior to boarding these taxis
50% surcharge between midnight and 6am
more information here

 

BUS

travel time to downtown KL: ca. 1h

Bus to KL Sentral
Airport Coach
ticket price: RM10 (child: RM6), runs once every hour
5am - 12.30 midnight
contact no: 03-87873894 / 03-87768449


Bus to Pudu Sentral (Puduraya)
Star Shuttle
ticket price: RM10 (RM18 for a drop-off right at your hotel)
operating hours: 5.30am - 2.30am
Contact No: 03-40438811 / 016-9690686 / 017-3245688
Star Shuttle website

Buy Bus Ticket online:
KLIA - Johor Baru
KLIA - Kuala Lumpur
KLIA - Ipoh
KLIA - Sitawan
KLIA - Teluk Intan

 

Express Train

KLIA Express to KL Sentral
travel time: approx. 28 minutes
ticket price: RM35 (child RM12)
operating hours: 5am -1am
contact: +603 2267 8000 (Mon - Fri 08:30am -6pm)
KLIA Express website

 

 

FROM KLIA2 to Kuala Lumpur

Taxi

travel time to downtown KL: ca. 1h
Metered Taxi and Coupon-based Taxi services are available at the Taxi Terminal at Level 1. Ticket counters are located at both International and Domestic Arrival at Level 2.

 

Bus

travel time to downtown KL: ca. 1h15min
currently available bus services: Skybus, Starshuttle, Aerobus, Airport Liner, Jetbus, Transnasional, Yoyo Bus, Starmart

Bus to KL Sentral
Skybus
ticket price: RM10
operating hours: 5.00am - 2.45am
contact:
+6(016)-217 6950 – Weekdays (Mo - Fri  9am - 7pm)
+6(016)-217 8496 – Weekends & Public holidays (9am - 7pm)


Skybus website

Bus to Pudu Sentral ( Puduraya)
Star Shuttle
ticket price: RM10 (RM18 for a drop-off right at your hotel)
operating hours: 5.15am - 2.15am
Contact No: 03-40438811
Star Shuttle website

Buy Bus Ticket online:
KLIA2 - Genting Highlands
KLIA2 - Johor Baru
KLIA2 - Kuala Lumpur
KLIA2 - Ipoh
KLIA2 - Sitawan
KLIA2 - Teluk Intan


Express Train

KLIA Express to KL Sentral
travel time: approx. 33 minutes
ticket price: RM35 (child RM12)
operating hours: 4.55am - 0.55am
contact: +603 2267 8000 (Mon - Fri 08:30am -6pm)
KLIA Express website


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