Kuala Lumpur airport (KUL)

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Kuala Lumpur International Airport, opened on June 27, 1998, is Malaysia's largest airport and one of the busiest in Asia. It operates with domestic and international flights throughout Asia and some destinations in Europe, Oceania, the Middle East and Africa.

Official Website: klia.com.my
Number of Terminals - 2 - KLIA1 (regular flights) and KLIA2 (low-cost flights). Open 24 hours a day and connected through a free shuttle service that must be booked in advance (only for passengers with interconnecting flights).
Annual passenger traffic: More than 58.5 million passengers went through it in 2017.
Tel: +603 8777 7000 / 8776 2000 (KLIA1) / 8778 5500 (KLIA2). There are information desks on the Arrivals and Departures levels of both terminals. Tourist office available around the clock on the third level of the main terminal.


The airport is located in the Sepang district, Selangor State, 50 km (31 miles) to the south of Kuala Lumpur.

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Car rental desks are located in the Arrivals area.

Avis (Tel +603 8787 4087 / 8776 4540 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Hertz (Tel +603 8776 8448 / 8787 4572 - Monday to Saturday from 7:30 am to 10:00 pm)
Insas Pacific (Tel +603 8787 3922 / 4393 - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Kasina Baru (Tel +603 8787 1739 - Monday to Saturday from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm, Sunday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm)
Mayflower (Tel +603 8776 4578 - 7:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Orix (Tel +603 8787 4151 / 4294 - weekdays from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm)


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Bus - Airport Coach (Tel +603 8787 3894) operates an express bus to KL Sentral Train Station between 6:30 am and 0:30 am, with a journey time of around an hour. It leaves from the ground floor of block C, at the short-term car park. There are also services connecting both terminals in 30 minutes and then head for Muar and Batu Pahat from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm.
Airport Liner (Tel +606 799 6259) travels to KLIA2, Nilai, Desa Jasmine, Desa Cempaka, Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi and Kota Warisan.
City Liner (Tel +606 794 1494) runs to KLIA2, Seremban, Nilai and Banting.
Sepang Omnibus (Tel +601 6296 5332) connects the enclosure with Banting, Nilai and Bukit Changgang.
Buses from Star Shuttle (Tel +603 4043 8811 / +601 2969 0636 / +601 7250 3377) are available to KL Sentral, Pudu Raya, Jalan Ipoh, Medan Gopeng, Bercham, Bidor, Teluk Intan, Sitiawan and several hotels in the city centre.
Different services depart from KLIA2: Aerobus (Tel +603 6189 2711 / 6185 2712) to KL Sentral and Genting Highlands; Jetbus (Tel +601 9221 6763) to Bersepadu Selatan; Skybus (Tel +601 6217 6950 / 8496) to KL Sentral and Utama; Plusliner (Tel +603 4047 7878) to Ipoh and Shah Alam; Transnasional (Tel +603 4047 7878) to Malacca.

Train - Services link the airport with the city centre, stopping at Kuala Lumpur City Air Terminal. The KLIA Ekspres is a direct, non-stop train that takes 28 minutes. KLIA Transit makes intermediate stops at Bandar Tasik Selatan, Putrajaya, Cyberjaya and Salak Tinggi, and reaches the central station (39 min.) They depart every 15-30 min. between 5:00 am and 1:00 am. The stations are located on level 1 of both terminals. More information: Tel +603 2267 8000.

Taxi - Airport Limo (Tel +603 8787 3678) provides taxis outside the Arrivals area of KLIA1 and inside the transportation hub of KLIA2. There are four different types: budget, premium, luxury and family vans (for up to 8 passengers). They operate through coupons that must be acquired at the counters located in the Arrivals Hall. There are also metered vehicles on levels 1 and 3 of the main building. Journey time to the city centre is 1 hour.

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Near KLIA1 there are three 7-storey blocks (B, C & D) for short stays, with bays for motorcycles, and a long-term parking lot (LTCP) with a free shuttle service. Adjacent to KLIA2, and connected to the Departures area, there is an 8-level car park (valet parking service on level 3). Passenger pick-up and drop-off zones at all entries and exits. More information: Tel +603 8776 8221 / 8451. Prices


Facilities include ramps, elevators, travellators, Braille signage, tactile surfaces, vehicles for people transport, adapted restrooms, accessible telephones and reserved parking spaces. Passengers requiring special assistance or wheelchairs during their stay at the airport should inform their airline about their particular needs prior to their arrival.