FROM KUALALUMPUR TO PUTRAJAYA:
Putrajaya is the administrative capital of Malaysia! As Kualalumpur is overcrowded and develop repidly, the government couldnt plan the city accordingly. So the Malaysian government's has planned to build the city surrounded by gardens, mountains and lakes. This new city Putrajaya accomplishing all different government/department offices in one place. Every building has its won building architecture and infrastructure unique way to illustrate the Islamic construction trends.
There are two modes of modes of advisable/preferred transportation available to Putrajaya.
1. KLIA transit train from KL Sentral to Putrajaya Sentral
2. Bus from KL Sentral/Pasar Seni to Putrajaya Sentral
From KL to Putrajaya :
Putrajaya Sentral is the first destination of Putrajaya city. Both bus and train services are reaching this point before heading into the inner part of Putrajaya City.
By Train - KLIA Transit is the operator of trains to and from Putrajaya Sentral. Putrajaya station is situated in the Kualalumpur International Airport train line. Though KLIA Express and KLIA Transit trains are passing through the Putrajaya station, The KLIA Transit is the only train stops at Putrajaya station. (KLIA Express is a non-stopping service from KL Sentral to KLIA airport) The fastest way of reaching Putrajaya from KL Sentral is through KLIA Transit train. Its the fastest, but still double times expensive when compare to buses. Train takes 17minutes to reach Putrajaya from KL Sental with one stopping at the middle. The train frequency is every 30mins (Waiting time would be more than the travelling time!). The one way train fare is around RM9.50 and RM4.50 for adult and child respectively. Ticket can be purchased at the lobby of KL Sentral station. Please check the website link provided below to find the updated/current fare and schedule information.
KLIA Transit train fares/Schedule -Click Here
In-train prerecorded station arrival information would be announced upon approaching every station. KLIA Transit train stops Bandar Tasik Selatan station before reaching Putrajaya station. Bandar Tasik Selatan station Station is a junction for KTM Seramban, Star line and KLIA transit. This station is the Bus terminals for buses bound from south Malaysia (JB,Malaca etc.,) and Singapore.
Information about Bandar Tasik Selatan Bus terminals - Click Here
By Bus - If you prefer long journey with nice sightseeing landscapes, bus is best option of unblocking view when compare the train counterpart. The bus service E1 operated by Rapid KL company to and from Pasar seni (LRT station) to Putrajaya Sentral. This bus passes through KL Sentral station off Jalan Tun Sambanthan street.
(Note : Its not easy to find the bus stops around KL Sentral, as different services arrive and depart from different location around KL Sentral.)
One way bus fare about RM3.80 which is less than half of the fare of KLIA Transit trains. Exact fare must be paid on the bus or Touch N Go card can be used to pay the bus fares. Please check the link below to get more/updated information about Rapid KL bus route plan, schedule and fare information.
Information about Plan/Schedule/fares (KL to Putrajaya) - Click Here
(Note : Touch N Go is a multipurpose rechargeable card can be used for transportation and selected transportation companies in KL/Malaysia. For more information please Click Here)
Travel Route :
Recommended starting point at KL - KL Sentral station for KLIA Transit Train; Pasar seni LRT station/KL Sental for Rapid KL bus service number E1 (Note : Pasar Seni/Pasar Seni LRT station is the hub for Rapid KL bus services, which is situated in the Kelana Jaya-Putra LRT line )
Recommended ending point at Putrajaya - Putrajaya Sentral
Fares (Approximately Maximum) :
KL Sentral to Putrajaya Sentral - RM9.50 (Train) /RM3.80 (Bus)
Pasar Seni to Putrajaya Sentral - RM3.80 (Bus)
To continue to next blog, please click the below link for "One day tour KL-Putrajaya-Genting Cable Car"
For More Information :
Rapid KL Bus/Rail -Schedule/Routes/Fare
KLIA Transit train -Schedule/Routes/Fare
Touch 'n Go -Tranportation card