Address: 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
IATA Airport Code: KUL
ICAO airport code: WMKK
Alias: Kuala Lumpur International Airport and KLIA
Tel: 603 8777 8888
Fax: 606 8926 5510
Kuala Lumpur International Airport is Malaysia’s largest airport. It is located to the south of the city of Kuala Lumpur about 32 miles away. By train to the center there are KUL departures every 30 minutes with the Ekspres Tail Link. This leaves from both terminal KLIA 1 and KLIA 2. You can also travel cheaper but less quickly by bus. There are several shuttle buses to the center. The trip can of course also be completed with a rental car from Avis, Mayflower, Hertz or Rent A Car or a taxi. The taxi costs 100RYM and takes 50-60 minutes. There are 2 terminals at the airport. Terminal 2 (KLIA2) currently has the most flights with 45 million passengers per year. All Kuala Lumpur departures from this terminal are with low budget airlines and mainly fly in the region and domestic. Terminal 1 (KLIA1 or KLIAM) provides access to all other airlines and in particular Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air of which it is the home base. In addition to the main building, KLIA1 also has a Satellite Terminal A to which you can be taken from the main building by an Aerotrain for free.
The terminals are 1.5-2 miles apart. There is a transfer between the two terminals. Terminal 2 has an arrivals hall on level 2 where the baggage reclaim is. There is also a hotel and train station. Via customs you can continue your journey and possibly continue your journey by train or taxi. The Kuala Lumpur Airport departures area is at level 3. Starting with check-in, you go to the gates via the securuty to board. Domestic and international flights are divided into different parts. Terminal 1 starts at ground level with the bus and train station. There are also some shops and other services. Level 1 is arrivals area and level 2 is where the KUL departures start with check-in and security. The domestic departures will go to pregix A and B and the international travelers will have to walk to G and H. If you depart from the Satellite Terminal, you will travel there with the Aerotrain.
Most domestic Kuala Lumpur departures are operated by Firefly, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo Air. From an international perspective, the airport has an important location. It is used by many other Asian but also Australian travelers as a hub to fly on to the original destination. The most important international Kuala Lumpur airport departures are to Bangkok, Denpasar Bali, Don Mueang, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta Soekarno, Manila and Singapore with more than 4 million passengers. More destinations with 1 million passengers annually are Seoul and Taipei. Slightly fewer passengers and a little further away these airports are important: London Heathrow, Amsterdam Schiphol, Muscat, Dubai, Doha, Abu Dhabi, Tiruchirapalli, Mumbai, Male, Kochi, Kathmamdu, Hederabad, Dhaka, Delhi, Colombo, Chennai, Bangalore, Sydney , Perth, Melbourne, Auchland, Adelaide, Tokyo, Shenzhan, Osaka, Macau, Kumming, Chengdu. In addition to the aforementioned airlines, AirAsia can be seen a lot at terminal KLIA2 and other airlines such as Emirates, EVA Air, China Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Vietnam Airlines, VietJet Air, Thai Smile, SilkAir, Scoot, Nepal Airlines , IndiGo, Japan Airlines, Garuda Indonesia.