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Malaysia Airport

Overview
Airports
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Kuala Lumpur Airport

Location
The airport is located in Sepang, 31 miles (50km) south of Kuala Lumpur.

Time Difference
GMT +8.

Contacts
Tel: + 60 (0)3 8776 2000.

Transfer Terminals
An Aerotrain provides a free service between terminals. A shuttle bus runs every 30 mins between the low cost carrier terminal (LCCT) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and costs RM 1.50.

Transfer City
The Express Rail Link train provides the fastest transportation to the city centre. The KLIA Ekspres and the KLIA Transit links the airport to Kuala Lumpur (KL Sentral - City Air Terminal) and vice versa. Journeys run from 5am to 12.30am and cost about RM35 one way, RM70 return. At the City Air Terminal departing passengers have the option of checking-in their luggage, receiving their boarding passes and proceeding to board the train for the airport. Immigration clearance will be completed there. Travel time between KL Sentral and the airport is 28 minutes on the KLIA Express and 37 minutes on the KLIA Transit. Taxis are also available. Many hotels can arrange for a car to pick up guests, though this is generally more expensive than taking a taxi. An express coach service runs from the airport to KL Sentral for RM10 one way, RM18 return.

Car Rental
Avis, Budget, Hertz, National, Thrifty, and a number of local car rental companies are all represented at the airport. Most visitors opt to avoid driving in Kuala Lumpur, and instead take taxis.

Airport Facilities
Airport facilities include lounges/travel clubs, left luggage, disabled and nursery/baby changing facilities; banks, bureaux de change and ATMs; restaurants and bars, post office, pharmacy; and duty-free shops.

Car Parking
Parking at Kuala Lumpur International Airport starts at MYR 3.50 for the first hour, and MYR 2-3 per hour after that. There are two main car parks offering long and short-term parking.

Website
www.klia.com.my

Penang International

Location
Penang Airport is located four miles (6km) north of Bayan Baru or 10 miles (16km) west of Georgetown.

Time Difference
GMT +8.

Contacts
Tel: +60 (0)4 643 4411.

Transfer City
The hourly (6am to 9pm) yellow bus 83, costs RM 1.60 and goes to Georgetown via Penang's main bus station (Komtar), the trip takes about an hour. However, most foreign visitors take taxis, which are available outside the terminal.

Car Rental
Avis, Hertz and National and a number of local car rental companies are all represented at the airport, however most first-time visitors take taxis or hire a car with a driver.

Airport Facilities
Facilities include lounges/travel clubs, banks, bureaux de change, a tourist help desk, shops and restaurants.

Car Parking
Short-term parking for just over 800 cars is available at Penang International Airport.

Website
www.malaysiaairports.com.my