Domestic Transportation in Malaysia

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Means of Transport Recommended in Town

Besides buses, long distance taxis, which take a maximum of four passengers, are more expensive but more practical.
Maps of Urban Networks
UT Library on line
Urban Transport Agencies
Aeroline Malaysia Express Bus
NICE Malaysia Express Bus (Plusliner)
Transtar Travel Malaysia Express Bus
Transnasional Malaysia Express Bus
Find an Itinerary
Maps Live
Taxi Companies
Sunlight Radio Taxi
Comfort Radio Taxi Service
Public Cab

Transportation From Airport to City Centre:






Car Rental
Kuala Lumpur Intl - KLIA (KUL) 55 km / 35 miles MYR 68 / 60 min MYR 9 / 75 min MYR 35 / 35 min Available

Means of Transport Recommended in the Rest of the Country

The most used means of transport is the bus, and the network is very dense. You can also use the two railway lines which cross the country, or the airplane, which is more expensive.
Rail Companies
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad


Name Type Domestic Flights International Flights
Malaysia Airlines Major yes Yes
Air Asia Major yes Yes
FireFlyz Low cost yes Yes
Berjaya Air Major yes No

You Can Consult the List of Airlines Banned Within the EU. Look Also at the rating of the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


Traveling By Yourself

The road network is rather limited but air transport is very developed and the river network is often used, although it is slow. The condition of the highways crossing the country from North to South is satisfactory. The regular road network has variable conditions but it is acceptable on the whole. No specific problems in terms of fuel supply. There is a very high rate of road accidents. In the event of an accident, it is necessary to call the police who will draw up a report. A third-party insurance is compulsory.
Driver's License
To drive in Malaysia you need an international driver's license or a Malaysian license.
Conditions For Renting a Vehicle
You need a driver's license with your photo, and you must be at least 23 years old.
Rental Agencies
Avis Malaysia
Advantage Car Rentals
Hertz Malaysia
Mayflower Car Rental
Insas Pacific Rent-A-Car
Tolls or Taxes
You have to pay on motorways and payment is according to a fixed scale (open system) or according to the tickets collected (closed system).
Road Maps
Malaysia Maps
Find an Itinerary
Maps Live
Traffic Conditions Online
Kuala Lumpur City Hall
Parking Facilities
You can easily find a guarded parking lot, especially near shopping malls and hotels.

Rules of the Road

Minimum Driving Age
Side of the Road For Driving
On the left
Speed Limits
110 km/h (or 90 or 80 km/h) on motorways, 90 km/h on roads outside urban areas, 60 km/h in urban areas.
Safety Belts
Permitted Amount of Alcohol in the Blood
Drinking and driving is forbidden.
National Roads Organizations
Road transport department

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