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Transfer from KL airport to city

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Transfer from KL airport to city

Hi,

1.Wanting to know an economical way to get from KL airport to the city.

2. any suggestions for a hotel would be appreciated in KL and penang.I am currently looking at the royal bintang.

3. What is the cost per nite at the airport hotels??

Thanks

r_z19

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1. Re: Transfer from KL airport to city

u didnt mention which airport - KLIA ("normal" airport) or LCCT (Low Cost Carrier terminal).

From KLIA, the most economical (and fastest) way is to take the express train directly to the city centre. less than RM40 if I am not mistaken.

From LCCT, it's about RM9 by bus. Bugger of a long trip though.

There are heaps of hotels in KL and Penang. Depends on yr budget and what interests u. If u're looking at bintang royale, also consider the capitol or parkroyal which is slightly more central.

In Penang, you need to decide whether u want 2 stay in the city centre or the beach. City centre hotels are slightly cheaper in general terms.

There are a few hotels near the airport, u can check rates on this site and others, should be between RM150 onwards for a decent one. Don't understand why ppl want to stay there unless of course they want to get to the airport really quickly.

Hope this helps.

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2. Re: Transfer from KL airport to city

Hi,

1. if not taking time into account, from KL International Airport-the airport coach into Kl Sentral.As you did mention that you could be flying into KL via Air Asia X, then from LCCT, the Skybus at RM9.00 to KL Sentral,then transfer onto Skyvan to respective hotel in KL.

Road journey from LCCT to KL Sentral takes around 45 minutes(this could be shortened if the coaches go on the new KL-Putrajaya expressway-however, am not sure,if they are using it).

2. As you have not indicated any budget, however, with your consideration of Royale Bintang,which is strategic in relation to location in shopping district of BUkit Bintang,and a monorail station (Imbi) within 5 minutes distant by walking,and also options of dining out with plethora of eateries in this area.

Along the same line, for Penang, if you are considering a hotel along the popular shoreline of Batu Ferringhi,then take a look at Bayview Beach Resort; if in Georgetown, you could consider Sunway Hotel or City Bayview or CitiTel.

3.For airport hotels close to KLIA, below RM250/nite inclusive of tax & svr.charge,will be Concorde Inn, Empress Hotel,whereas above that figure will be KLIA Pan-Pacific,which is linked by a skybridge from KLIA terminal.

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3. Re: Transfer from KL airport to city

Hi Shazam7 and Mkiaratravel,

Thanks for the transfer info...

1. Is travel to LCCT about 45 mins

2. What is the skyvan?

3.What is the cost of a taxi from both the LCCT and KL airport to city

4. Would is be ok for someone who is 17 to travel alone by taxi?

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4. Re: Transfer from KL airport to city

R Z19,

Purchase the taxi coupon just as you exit the departure hall at the airport.

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5. Re: Transfer from KL airport to city

Hi, further to your thread reply:-

1. Is travel to LCCT about 45 mins

Yes, from KL city centre,though this could be longer during peak hours,and should there be a rainfall.

2. What is the skyvan?

Skyvan is an airconditioned mini van operated by AirAsia,which provides a mode of transfer for passengers arriving into KL Sentral to respective hotels in KL city centre.

Check out this website:- www.skybus.com.my/index.php…

3.What is the cost of a taxi from both the LCCT and KL airport to city

On the budget category:-

LCCT to KL city:- RM62.00(rounded up)

KLIA to KL city:- RM67.40

4. Would is be ok for someone who is 17 to travel alone by taxi?

Yes.However, regardless of age, as a safety precaution, always make a note of taxi registration number.This is also helpful in the event, you may leave something behind,and wish to trace it.

Do have a safe and pleasant trip and wishing you a good holiday in Malaysia.

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6. Re: Transfer from KL airport to city

Hello All,

We are going to Kuala Lumpur shortly as part of a holiday around Asia, and will be landing at the LCCT terminal.

From what I understand above we can expect a taxi cost of around RM60-RM70 and a journey time of 45mins? Is this correct?

Our flight out of Kuala Lumpur is from LCCT to Cambodia, however it leaves at 7am KL time. With this in mind, is it advisable to stay in the main city with such an early flight time? Can anyone advise whether Air Asia offer a shuttle bus/taxi etc to the LCCT terminal for this flight? Alternatively, how certain can we be of making the flight using a taxi at that time of the morning?

Thanks for the help.

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