Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)

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Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
Address64000 Sepang, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone+603 8777 8888.
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT Malaysia Time: GMT/UTC +8
MapKuala Lumpur International Airport
LocationKuala Lumpur International Airport is situated 55km (34 miles) south of Kuala Lumpur.
Airport codeKUL
Transfer between terminalsThe Aerotrain operates between the Main Terminal and the Satellite Building every three to five minutes.
Driving directionsThe North-South Central Link Expressway (E6) is the primary access road for the airport. From the city centre, take the southbound E20, and then turn right onto Lingkaran Putrajaya. Follow this road onto the southbound E6, which leads directly to the airport. The journey from the centre should take around 45 minutes.
Car rentalCar hire operators: Avis, Kasina Baru, Hertz, Pantas, Mayflower, Orix and Insas are represented at the airport, with desks in the arrivals area.
Public transport and taxisBus:Express buses from the airport to KL Sentral station are available (fare: RM10), while local buses are also available to Nilai (fare: RM2.50) and Banting (fare: RM3.20). The express to KL Sentral leaves from the bus station on the ground floor of Block C, in the short-term car park.
Taxi:Taxis are available from outside the arrivals area. Passengers should buy a coupon at the taxi counters in the arrivals area, and are advised not to use taxis offered by illegal operators.
Rail:KLIA Ekspres (tel: +603 2267 8000; www.KLIAekspres.com) is the direct non-stop express rail service between the airport and KL City Air Terminal (KLCAT) at Kuala Lumpur's Central Station (journey time: 25 minutes; fare: RM35). KLIA Transit is another high-speed commuter train between the airport and KLCAT, but these trains stops at several intermediate stations along the route (journey time: 35 minutes; fare: RM35).
Car parkingThere are extensive parking facilities at the airport. Blocks A, B, C and D of the covered short-term car parks are situated near the terminal; there is also an uncovered car park that is connected to the Main Terminal and the Sama Sama Hotel by a courtesy shuttle service.
Information and help desksThere are airport information counters strategically located throughout the Main Terminal, the Contact Pier and the Satellite Building. Touch-screen information kiosks are also available. A tourism centre is available on the third floor of the main terminal building (tel: +603 8776 5651).
Airport FacilitiesMoney: There are banks, bureaux de change and ATMs dotted throughout the two main terminal buildings.
Communications: Wi-Fi internet is available throughout the airport, free of charge. In addition, there are internet kiosks in several locations. Public telephones can be found in both terminals. A post office is located in the departures area of the Main Terminal.
Food: There is a good selection of places to eat at Kuala Lumpur International Airport. In particular, the Satellite Building boasts a large choice, with cafés and restaurants spread between its various concourses.
Shopping: Visitors here can choose from a range of shops, including gift retailers, bookshops, fashion boutiques and electronics shops. Duty-free shopping is available in the Satellite Building.
Luggage: Luggage lockers and trolleys are available for hire. For issues concerning lost property (tel: +603 8776 4312), travellers should contact the nearest information counter for further assistance. A baggage wrapping service also operates in the departures hall of the main building.
Other facilities: Other facilities available at Kuala Lumpur International Airport include nurseries, baby changing facilities and a play area for children. A 24-hour clinic is on hand to deal with medical enquiries, while pharmacies can assist with minor medical issues. There is a quiet/prayer room in the departures area of the Main Terminal, while Muslim prayer rooms can be found in both main terminals. Additionally, a fitness centre with showers, sauna and spa can be found in the on-site Sama Sama Express Hotel (tel: +603 8787 4848; www.samasamahotels.com) in the Satellite Building.
Conference and business facilitiesThe Plaza Premium Lounge (tel: +603 8787 2323; www.plaza-ppl.com) is equipped with telephone, fax, internet and videoconferencing facilities, as well as postal and secretarial services – other lounges have more basic facilities. Additionally, the on-site Sama Sama Express Hotel (tel: +603 8787 4848; www.samasamahotels.com) has a business centre offering fax, photocopying, internet access, workstation hire and secretarial services.Away from the terminals, the 5-star Sama Sama Hotel (tel: (03) 8787 3333; www.samasamahotels.com) houses a wide range of meeting and events facilities.
Disabled facilitiesFacilities for the disabled at Kuala Lumpur International Airport include ramps, lifts, wheelchair-accessible toilets and adapted telephones. Reserved car parking spaces are available on level 2 in the covered short-term car park. Any passengers who may require additional assistance are advised to contact their airline before travelling.
Airport hotelsThere are a number of hotels in and around the airport grounds, with a wider choice a little further away in the city centre. Hotel reservation desks in the arrivals area can assist with bookings.

Empress Hotel
The imposing Empress Hotel is an eight-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in Sepang. The hotel has a range of meeting facilities, including a 1,200-seater ballroom.
Sepang 43900, Jalan St 1C/7, Medan 88 Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603 8706 7777.
Web: www.empresshotelsepang.com

Palm Garden
Boasting a range of dining options, meeting rooms and spa facilities, this 4-star hotel is located near Kuala Lumpur International Airport, in the Putrajaya district.
Putrajaya, Malaysia
Tel: +603 8943 2233.
Web: www.palmgarden.com.my

Concorde Inn Hotel
Conveniently located just a three minute drive from Kuala Lumpur International Airport, the 338-room Concorde Inn Hotel has some relaxing common areas, including lounge and a poolside bars. Dining is available in the on-site Melting Pot Café, which serves local and international cuisine. The hotel also offers a complimentary airport shuttle bus service.
Sepang, Jalan KLIA 1/60, KLIA
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603 8783 3118.
Web: sepang.concordehotelsresorts.com

Sama Sama Express Hotel
The 80-room Airside Transit Hotel is within the Satellite Building, near Gate C5. Facilities here include a fitness centre and business services, which are also available for use by non guests for a fee.
64000 KLIA, Kuala Lumpur International Airport
Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603 8787 4848.
Web: www.samasamahotels.com

Sama Sama Hotel
A five-minute walk from the Main Terminal at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sama Sama Hotel is the luxury option in the area. As befits a 5-star hotel, there is a range of facilities, including a choice of places to eat and drink, business facilities and a fitness centre with a hot tub, sauna and steam room.
64000 KLIA, Jalan CTA 4B
Sepang, Malaysia
Tel: +603 8787 3333.
Web: www.samasamahotels.com
Full airport nameKuala Lumpur International Airport
CityKuala Lumpur
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