Kuala Lumpur International Airport Guide (KUL)

Airport info
Code: KUL
Address:
64000 Sepang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Location:

Kuala Lumpur International Airport is situated 55km (34 miles) south of Kuala Lumpur.

No. of terminals: 2 Dialling code: +60
Telephone:
+603 8777 8888.
Map:
Kuala Lumpur International Airport map

Kuala Lumpur International Airport serves the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, and is a key air transport hub for the whole region. Our Kuala Lumpur Airport guide includes relating to on-site terminal facilities, transportation networks and local accommodation options.

Information

There are airport information counters strategically located throughout the Main Terminal, the Contact Pier and the Satellite Building. Touch-screen information kiosks are also available. A tourism centre is available on the third floor of the main terminal building (tel: +603 8776 5651).

Website
www.klia.com.my
Transfer between terminals

The Aerotrain operates between the Main Terminal and the Satellite Building every three to five minutes.

Driving directions

The North-South Central Link Expressway (E6) is the primary access road for the airport. From the city centre, take the southbound E20, and then turn right onto Lingkaran Putrajaya. Follow this road onto the southbound E6, which leads directly to the airport. The journey from the centre should take around 45 minutes.

Public Transport

Public transport rail

Rail:KLIA Ekspres (tel: +603 2267 8000; www.KLIAekspres.com) is the direct non-stop express rail service between the airport and KL City Air Terminal (KLCAT) at Kuala Lumpur's Central Station (journey time: 25 minutes; fare: RM35). KLIA Transit is another high-speed commuter train between the airport and KLCAT, but these trains stops at several intermediate stations along the route (journey time: 35 minutes; fare: RM35).

Public transport road

Bus:Express buses from the airport to KL Sentral station are available (fare: RM10), while local buses are also available to Nilai (fare: RM2.50) and Banting (fare: RM3.20). The express to KL Sentral leaves from the bus station on the ground floor of Block C, in the short-term car park.

Taxi:Taxis are available from outside the arrivals area. Passengers should buy a coupon at the taxi counters in the arrivals area, and are advised not to use taxis offered by illegal operators.

Terminal facilities

Money

There are banks, bureaux de change and ATMs dotted throughout the two main terminal buildings.

Communication

Wi-Fi internet is available throughout the airport, free of charge. In addition, there are internet kiosks in several locations. Public telephones can be found in both terminals. A post office is located in the departures area of the Main Terminal.

Food

There is a good selection of places to eat at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. In particular, the Satellite Building boasts a large choice, with cafés and restaurants spread between its various concourses.

Shopping

Visitors here can choose from a range of shops, including gift retailers, bookshops, fashion boutiques and electronics shops. Duty-free shopping is available in the Satellite Building.

Luggage

Luggage lockers and trolleys are available for hire. For issues concerning lost property (tel: +603 8776 4312), travellers should contact the nearest information counter for further assistance. A baggage wrapping service also operates in the departures hall of the main building.

Other

Other facilities available at Kuala Lumpur International Airport include nurseries, baby changing facilities and a play area for children. A 24-hour clinic is on hand to deal with medical enquiries, while pharmacies can assist with minor medical issues. There is a quiet/prayer room in the departures area of the Main Terminal, while Muslim prayer rooms can be found in both main terminals. Additionally, a fitness centre with showers, sauna and spa can be found in the on-site Sama Sama Express Hotel (tel: +603 8787 4848; www.samasamahotels.com) in the Satellite Building.

Airport facilities

Conference and business

The Plaza Premium Lounge (tel: +603 8787 2323; www.plaza-ppl.com) is equipped with telephone, fax, internet and videoconferencing facilities, as well as postal and secretarial services – other lounges have more basic facilities. Additionally, the on-site Sama Sama Express Hotel (tel: +603 8787 4848; www.samasamahotels.com) has a business centre offering fax, photocopying, internet access, workstation hire and secretarial services.

Away from the terminals, the 5-star Sama Sama Hotel (tel: (03) 8787 3333; www.samasamahotels.com) houses a wide range of meeting and events facilities.

Disabled facilities

Facilities for the disabled at Kuala Lumpur International Airport include ramps, lifts, wheelchair-accessible toilets and adapted telephones. Reserved car parking spaces are available on level 2 in the covered short-term car park. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.

Car parking

There are extensive parking facilities at the airport. Blocks A, B, C and D of the covered short-term car parks are situated near the terminal; there is also an uncovered car park that is connected to the Main Terminal and the Sama Sama Hotel by a courtesy shuttle service.

Car rental

Car hire operators: Avis, Kasina Baru, Hertz, Pantas, Mayflower, Orix and Insas are represented at the airport, with desks in the arrivals area.

Hotels

There are a number of hotels in and around the airport grounds, with a wider choice a little further away in the city centre. Hotel reservation desks in the arrivals area can assist with bookings.

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Sama Sama Hotel

+603 8787 3333.

A five-minute walk from the Main Terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sama Sama Hotel is the luxury option in the area. As befits a 5-star hotel, there is a range of facilities, including a choice of places to eat and drink, business facilities and a fitness centre with a hot tub, sauna and steam room.

Concorde Inn Hotel

+603 8783 3118.

Conveniently located just a three minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the 338-room Concorde Inn Hotel has some relaxing common areas, including lounge and a poolside bars. Dining is available in the on-site Melting Pot Café, which serves local and international cuisine. The hotel also offers a complimentary airport shuttle bus service.

Palm Garden

+603 8943 2233.

Boasting a range of dining options, meeting rooms and spa facilities, this 4-star hotel is located near Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in the Putrajaya district.

62502, Putrajaya, Malaysia

Sama Sama Express Hotel

+603 8787 4848.

The 80-room Airside Transit Hotel is within the Satellite Building, near Gate C5. Facilities here include a fitness centre and business services, which are also available for use by non guests for a fee.

Kuala Lumpur International Airport, 64000 KLIA, Selangor, Malaysia

Empress Hotel

+603 8706 7777.

The imposing Empress Hotel is an eight-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in Sepang. The hotel has a range of meeting facilities, including a 1,200-seater ballroom.

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