Putra Bus Terminal is closed!!!As of December 2014, the terminal was shut down and most of it's operations was moved to the new TBS Terminal in the south of KL. Some east-bound buses also leave from the smaller Pekeliling Bus Station in Chow Kit.
The old and rather run-down Putra terminal was closed down due various issues such as traffic congestions in the vicinity of the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) and the activities of touts.
Bus Terminal served destinations to the east coast like Kota Bahru, Kuala Terengganu and Kuala Besut (jetty to Perhentian Islands).
After the TBS bus terminal starting operating in 2012 (serving south-bound destinations) and the renovated Puduraya bus terminal (serving north-bound destinations), Hentian Putra was third main bus terminal. Putra Bus Terminal served destination to the east coast like Kuantan, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Bahru and Kuala Besut / Jerteh (ferry to Perhentian Islands). The terminal could be reached by an elevated pedestrian bridge from the nearby PWTC LRT station. The LRT (Ampang Line) was the most convinient way to get to the bus terminal from the city centre (5min walk). Another option is the take KTM commuter train which stops opposite of the bus terminal.
How to get to Putra Bus Terminal
The bus terminal was located just north of the city center close to PWTC, The Mall and the Chow Kit area.
The closest LRT station is "PWTC" on the Ampang Line. It is located about 500m walk from Putra Bus Terminal, a pedestrian bridge and covered walkway connects both stations. The "Putra" Komuter station is also only 500m away.
buy bus tickets online:
view of the bus terminal from the pedestrian bridge (on the right the UMNO headquarter tower which is a giant video screen)
pedestrian bridge connection Putra Bus Terminal with "PWTC" LRT station and PWTC convention centre (left) and The Mall (right)
ticket counters (Ekspres Tasik Kenyir, Darul Naim Ekspres, Konsortium Bas Expres Semenanjung)
ticket counters (Sani Express, Cepat Ekspres, Ekspres Perdana, Utama Ekspres)
Pudu Sentral (Puduraya Bus) Terminal
The Puduraya bus terminal (now renamed to Pudu Sentral), located in the city centre, used to be KL's main bus station but most most operations have moved the TBS bus terminal. Pudu Sentral now only serves few buses to Genting, Seremban, Sabak Berenam (Kuala Selangor), Tanjung Malik.
Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS)
Modern airport-like bus terminal in Bandar Tasik Selatan in southern Kuala Lumpur. Main Terminal for all major bus connections from and to Kuala Lumpur
Dutch Square (Red Square), Melaka
The Dutch Square, also called Red Squared because all the surrounding building painted red, next to the Melaka river is a good starting point for visiting the old part of the town.
Pulau Perhentian Kecil, Perhentian Islands
The small (=kecil) island. With plenty of low-priced accommodation the island is a backpackers favorite and can get quite crowded at peak season on Long Beach.