KLIA Airport 

KLIA airport or Kuala Lumpur International Airport is one the most modern airport in Malaysia and the world was opened in mid-1998. It is a premier international gateway travel to Malaysia. The fully-computerised, state-of the-art of the airport has replaced the Subang Airport  (Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport) in Subang. The airport is a four-runway airport facility capable of handling an initial 25 million passengers annually with facilities for expansion to 45 million passengers annually.

KLIA International Airport Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

An international class hotel is located within walking distance from the terminal building of KLIA Airport.

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

The KLIA Airport terminal building has suitable rest, recreation, dining and duty-free shopping areas. Besides shops and restaurant; a recreational facility, the Hotel Airside Transit (Pan Pacific KLIA), offers a fitness centre with gym, steam and sauna.

KLIA is located about 50km from the Malaysia capital, city of Kuala Lumpur and linked via the ELITE Expressway which runs north to Kuala Lumpur. The journey takes about one hour.

From the KLIA Airport there is also a highway that runs east to the town of Nilai along the North-South Expressway. This expressway links the main towns on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia.

KLIA Airport has a parcel of the Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) where high technology industries being build up. It has all what is needed for business, entertainment and relaxation.

The Formula One Grand Prix car racing which scheduled in Mac every year in Sepang International Circuit is located near the airport. The circuit also offers motorcycle and rally racing.

The airport consists of the Main terminal Building and a Satellite Building linked by an aerotrain that shuttles every 3 to 5 minutes.

KLIA Airport Information Centre:

The Main Terminal Building (MTB):

  • Tel: 03-8776 4386 / 4389l;
  • The Contact Pier (CP) Tel: 03-8776 0259;
  • Satellite Building (SAT) Tel: 03-8776 2454.

KLIA-Airport Information Center Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Office Kuala Lumpur

Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCC terminal):

The Low Cost Carrier Terminal (LCC Terminal) is built at KL International Airport to cater to passengers of the Low Cost Airlines, especially the AirAsia passengers.

LCC is located 20km away from the KLIA Main Terminal Building (MTB). There is a direct, non-stop shuttle from KL Sentral to LCC Terminal and vise versa.

Airlines Operating in KLIA Airport:

Air Arabia, Air Asia, Air Astana; Air France; Air India; Air India Charters LimitedAir India Express; Air Mauritius, Air Niugini, Air Zimbabwe, AirAsia; AirAsia X; American AirlinesAustrian Airlines AG dba Austrian; Best Air; Biman Bangladesh Airlines; Cargolux Airlines International F.A; Cathay Pacific Airways; CEBU Pacific Air; China Airlines; China Eastern Airlines; China Southern Airlines; Delta Air Lines; Deutsche Lufthansa AG; Egyptair Airlines; Emirates Airlines; Etihad Airways; EVA Airways Corporation; Federal Express Services; Firefly; Garuda Indonesia; Gulf Air; Hong Kong Express Airways; Iran Air; Japan Airlines; Jet Airways (India) Limited; Jetstar Asia Airways; KLM Royal Dutch Airlines; Korean Air LinesKuwait AirwaysLion Air; Lufthansa German Airlines; Malaysia Airlines; Malindo Air; Mascargo; MASwings; Merpati Nusantara Airlines; Myanmar Airways International; Nepal Airlines; Pakistan International Airlines; Philippine Airlines; PT. Indonesia AirAsial PT. Mandala Airlines; Qatar Airways; Royal Brunei Airlines; Saudi Arabian Airlines; SilkAir (S) Pte. Ltd.; Singapore Airlines; Sri Lankan Airlines; Thai Airways International; Tiger Airways; Transmile Air; Turkish Airlines; United Airways Bangladesh; United Parcel Services; Uzbekistan Airways; Vietnam Airlines; WestJet; Xiamen Airlines; Yemenia Yemen Airlines.

Airlines in KLIA Airport

Airside Transit Hotel Room Rates:

Airside Transit Hotel is conveniently located at the Satellite Building, next to Gate C5, is an ideal rest place for the weary traveler. The advantage of not having to check through Malaysian Immigration and Custom makes the hotel a perfect stopover in between flights.

Hotel Facilities and Services:

  • 80 well-designed rooms with attached bathroom and television;
  • In-room safe;
  • 24-hour reception;
  • Fitness Centre with well-equipped gymnasium, shower, sauna and steam bath;
  • Lounge Bar Cafe;
  • Business Centre with full range of facilities;
  • Telephone calls (IDD / STD);
  • Complimentary use of sauna, steam bath and gym facilities for in house-gues;
  • WiFi Available;
  • Buggy service - Free pick up and transfer guest from hotel to boarding gate

Hotel Room Rate:

Rates for the first six-(6)hours (1 block):

  • STANDARD ROOM: (1 queen size bed) 20”sq.mtr Rate: RM140.00 nett/USD42
  • SUPERIOR ROOM: (1 queen size bed) 24”sq.mtr Rate: RM160.00 nett/USD48
  • DELUXE ROOM: (1 king size bed) 27”sq.mtr Rate: RM200.00 nett/USD60
  • SUITE: (1 king size bed) 51" sq. mtr Rate: RM230.00 nett/USD69

Each additional hours beyond six hours (Maximum 3 hours only) Rate: RM20.00 nett/USD6

Extra Bed: (Maximum 1 additional person only for deluxe room) Rate: RM30.00 nett/USD9

Double rates (2 block)apply for stays between 10 - 12 hours

Contact: Mezzanine Level, Satellite A Building, 64000 KLIA Sepang, Selangor. Tel: +603-8787 4848 Fax: +603-8787 4747 Email: airsidehotel@malaysiaairports.com.my

Note: Airside Transit Hotel is only caters accommodation for International arrival and departure passengers at KLIA terminal.


Express Rail Link Sdn Bhd operates both the KLIA Ekspres and the KLIA Transit lines, which connect the KLIA Airport to the city centre, terminating at the KL City Air Terminal (KL CAT) in KL Sentral.

KLIA Ekspres: KLIA Ekspres is the fastest way to travel to the city, as the journey only takes 28 minutes non-stop. The train is equipped with comfortable seats, digital entertainment, a wheelchair seat restraint, a wheelchair-friendly washroom, and luggage racks.

Normal Fares: One-Way journey: RM 35.00 for adult and RM 15.00 for child (2 - 12 years old). Return Journey: RM 70.00 for adult and RM30.00 for child (2 - 12 years old).

Service Schedules: First Train: 5:00 am Last Train: 12.30 am (from KL Sentral), 1:00am (from KLIA)

Frequency: Every 15 minutes during peak hours (6:00 am - 9:00 am and 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm) • Every 20 minutes during off-peak hours (5:00 am – 6:00 am, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm - 12 midnight) • Every 30 minutes after midnight

KLIA Transit: The KLIA Transit is a commuter service with stops at 3 intermediate stations:

  • Bandar Tasik Selatanl
  • Putrajaya & Cyberjayal
  • Salak Tinggi

Commuter departs every 30 minutes, with a journey time of 35 minutes from KLIA Airport to KL Sentral.

For more information, please visit: www.KLIAekspres.com.  Call the following numbers: General Number: +603-2267 8088 Customer Enquiry Number: +603-2267 8000.

KLIA-Expressway Courtesy by Tourism Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

Airport Taxi and Limo:

Airport Limo offers taxi and limo services from Kuala Lumpur International Airport to selected areas in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

There are 4 types of taxis or limo:

  • Kia Pregio Van Family Service with capacity limited to 8 passengers only; 
  • Perdana - V6 Premier Limo with capacity limited to 4 passengers only; 
  • Jaguar S-type Super Luxury with capacity limited to 3 or passengers only; 
  • Mercedes E240 Super Luxury with capacity limited to 3 or passengers only l
  • Proton Wira Budget taxi –with capacity limited to 3 passengers only.

Coupons for taxis and limos can be obtained at the Airport Limo counters at Arrival Hall - Main Terminal Building

  • International Arrival Hall (just after Customs, before the public arrival area;
  • At Domestic Arrival Hall at public area after domestic baggage clearance;
  • Domestic Baggage Reclaim at Arrival Level.

Shops and restaurant in Airport

For information on rates and booking contact Airport Limo(M)Sdn Bhd at:

Journey to KLIA:

  • Tel: +603-9223 8080 (24hours)l
  • Hp: +6019-237 9295 (24hours) Tel: +603-8787 3030 (12.00 am - 8.00 am).

Journey from KLIA (Meet & Greet Service):

  • Tel: +603-8787 3678 (24 hours);
  • Fax: +603-8787 3588;
  • Hunting Line Airport Limo: Tel: 1-300-88-8989 (24hours) Website: www.airportlimo.my

Travel by bus to and from KLIA Airport:

From KLIA Airport main terminal to/from KL:

  • Travel by Airport Coach to/from Hentian Duta, Jalan Duta, KL; tel 03-6203 3067/ 3064.
  • From LCCT terminal to KL Sentral (Kuala Lumpur):

The Sky Bus coach offers the cheapest option to/from the LCCT – (http://www.skybus.com.my/); Tel 03 8777 888. There are also other bus companies operating services from KL to the LCCT. Buy your tickets at the counters at the arrival hall.

Express coach to major towns in Malaysia:

There are few express buses from KLIA Airport to other parts of Malaysia. Contact Tel: 603 8777 8888, Fax: 603 8777 6600. If there no buses to your destination go to the bus terminals at Jalan Duta or Pudu. 

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