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Malaysia Guide – Getting to Malaysia via Air (KLIA)


Getting There

The state-of-the-art Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) is the main gateway into the country, and services over 45 international airlines. The newly-opened Low-Cost Carrier Termina (LCCT) is situated 20km from the main terminal building.


Getting To Malaysia

The main gateway to Malaysia is through the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at Sepang, located approximately 50km south of Kuala Lumpur. Other international airports which serve as entry points are Penang, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu and Langkawi.

Over 40 international airlines fly into the country while the national carrier Malaysia Airlines, has a global network that spans six continents and a national network that covers more than 36 local destinations.


o     From KLIA there are several transport options to the city among them being the high-speed KLlA Ekspres train, taxis and buses.


Ø  A non-stop 28-minute ride on the KLIA Ekspres will connect you from the airport to the KL City Airlerminal (KLCAT) at the KL Sentral Station. This state-of-the-art transportation hub offers flight and baggage check-in services for Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Royal Brunei Airlines.

KLIA Express departs every 15 minutes during peak hours (
5am-9am, 4pm-10pm) and every 20 minutes during off-peak times (9am-4pm, 10pm-12 midnight).


Ø  Airport limousine taxis (budget or premier) at KLIA operate using a prepaid coupon system.


The main entry point by sea to KL is Port Klang, about 50km away from KL. Malaysia is also accessible by rail and road from Singapore and Thailand.

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