What is the best way to get to KLIA & KLIA2 Airport?

The Malaysian Airports – KLIA & KLIA2 are located one hour away from Kuala Lumpur City Centre. Travelling to & from the airport might be a hassle, especially for families and travelers with big pieces of luggage.

Here’s a list of the most convenient ways to get to the airport. Which one is the best for you?

1. Take the bus

The cheapest way to commute to the aiport is by taking a bus. You can depart from KL Sentral or Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) at only RM11 per trip. The journey to the airport usually takes around 1 hour to 1 hour 15 mins depending on the traffic.


  • The price is affordable.


  • Travelling with big pieces of luggage is inconvenient.
  • You have to figure out your own transport to and from KL Sentral or TBS.
  • You might be stuck in a traffic jam during rush hour.

For more info : https://www.jetbus.com.my/

2. Take the train with KLIA Express

Another option which is the fastest alternative to head to KLIA & KLIA2 directly is by taking the KLIA Express. This is a non-stop airport transfer from KLIA & KLIA2 to KL Sentral Station, it only takes 28 minutes to get straight into the city centre. On top of that, the first train starts operation as early as 5 AM in the morning and during peak hours the train will depart every consecutive 15 minutes. The price for one way is RM 55 and return is at RM100. There will be a 10% discount given to those who purchase from KLIA Ekspress tickets online, KLIA Ekspress mobile app and self-service kiosk. You can depart from other stations such as Terminal Bersepadu Selatan too.


  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Comfortable seats.


  • Travelling with big pieces of luggage might be inconvenient.
  • You have to figure out your own transport to and from KL Sentral or TBS.
  • The train can be very crowded during rush hour.

For more info & discount : https://www.kliaekspres.com

3. Book a car with Grab

GRAB is a popular local e-hailing service. All you have to do is to download the app on your mobile and key in your destination to either KLIA or KLIA2. Travelling with Grab is convenient and efficient. There is also a Share My Ride feature for security and tracking purposes for passengers. The ride from KL Sentral to KLIA & KLIA2 cost only RM55 per trip.


  • Convenient and comfortable.
  • You can choose your point of departure and arrival.


  • The usual sedan might not be able to accommodate large groups of travelers with luggage.
  • Some travelers are concerned with the safety and payment issues.

For more info : https://www.grab.com/my/blog/grabairport/

4. Book a private van

If you are travelling with your family and friends, it’s best to book a spacious private van that can accommodate everyone. Avoid the stress of public transportation and travel comfortably in your own spacious air-conditioned vehicle. Our chauffeurs are trustworthy, punctual and friendly. You can choose your point of departure and arrival.

  • Prices start from only RM130 (¥214 or USD31)
  • Our chauffeurs can communicate in English, 普通话 (中文) or Bahasa Melayu.
  • We accommodate up to 13 pax
  • Our transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Book now and save up to 20% on return trip!

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