Malaysia Transportation

Malaysia has one of the best transportation systems in the world. A well-linked network of transportation routes makes it possible to travel easily to and within Malaysia.

By Air : The main gateway to Malaysia is through the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at Sepang located approximately 50 kilometers south of Kuala Lumpur. The Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport in Subang serves a few domestic and regional airlines.

Car rental, bus and coach, taxi, limousine, and rail services into the city of Kuala Lumpur and neighboring towns are available at KLIA.

Other major international airports that serve as entry points in Malaysia are Penang, Kuching, Kota Kinabalu, and Langkawi.

By Sea : Malaysia's largest modern seaport is Port Klang, located midway on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia. It has excellent harborage and is a major shipping and cargo terminal.

Other seaports in Malaysia are in Penang and Langkawi, in the north of Peninsular Malaysia, Johor to the south, and Kuantan to the east.

By Road : Located 48 kilometers north of Alor Setar in the northern state of Kedah, Bukit Kayu Hitam is the main entry point into Malaysia for visitors from Thailand. Padang Besar in Malaysia's northern-most sate of Perlis serves as another entry point.

Johor Bahru is the main southern entry-point into Peninsular Malaysia for visitors entering Malaysia from Singapore. The North-South Expressway links Johor Bahru with Kuala Lumpur 220 kilometers to the north and takes in several towns along the way.

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