Malaysia Travel Guide

KLIA to KL by Taxi, Kuala Lumpur Transport


Only Airport Limo (Budget, Premier Luxury) are allowed to pick up passengers at the airport, rates vary according to the destination zones . The purchase of the fixed price vouchers are at counter located at The International arrival area just after Customs before the public arrival area, level 3, Main Terminal Building . These taxis are operated by AIRPORT LIMO (M) SDN BHD , and their vehicle registration number has the word “LIMO”.

TIP: Do NOT speak to any of the taxi touts as they will con foreigners, they may charge more than Airport Limo taxis. You will also not be covered by insurance if an accident happens.

You are to pay in Malaysian currency. So, do have some RM currency notes on you upon arrival.

Prices to KL City:
Budget: RM67.40
Premier: RM 92.40
Luxury: RM180.40

There is a midnight surcharge, chargeable ON SERVICE BETWEEN 12 MIDNIGHT TO 6 AM.
Budget: RM86.40
Premier: RM118.40
Luxury: RM233.40

Type of vehicles used:
Budget: Deawoo Tacuma or Proton Wira. Proton Wira is our country national pride- our National car with the collaboration of Mitsubishi (during the early days), then later, we had technical collaboration with Lotus Engineering of UK. Also, occassionally the reconditioned Toyota Crown, which were once used at the Subang Airport.

Premier: Renault Enviro or Mercedes E220 . The E220 is the old version, i.e. without the big front headlights,and of course, the later version of the E series were of the sportier version; with some facelift on rear lights and streamlined body. Also they have expanded the fleet in the premier category, with the Proton Perdana. Also our National Car, but compared to the Proton Wira, this comes with leather seats and longer legbase.

Luxury: Jaguar S-type!

To KLIA from KL

Any taxi can bring passengers to KLIA, including Kuala Lumpur’s metered red-and-white taxis, although you will find it very difficult to get drivers to use the meters. Make sure you agree on a price before getting into the taxi. Fares should be between RM60 and RM90.

General Tips

If there are two or more people travelling together, taxis are often cheaper. And it brings you to the door of your destination!

Alternative Methods

Cheapest way will be an airport bus to KL Sentral and from there to your hotel.

The fastest way is with KLIA express. The klia express goes every 15 mins and is RM35 per adult single. Its convenient at only 28 mins. then either get the monorail or taxi.