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Kuala Lumpur is a modern city with a good public transportation systems. The main transportation hub in Kuala Lumpur is at KL Sentral. Whilst not being in a central location, KL Sentral offers connections to and from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) Main Terminal with the Express Rail Link (ERL) high-speed trains called the KLIA Expres and KLIA Transit; bus connections to the KLIA - KLIA 2 or the Low Cost Carrier Terminal (KLIA2/LCCT) through coaches such as the Skybus; intercity trains to most major cities in Malaysia as well as Singapore and Thailand with Keretapi Tanah Melayu (KTM); as well as Light Rail Transit (LRT) and KTM Komuter trains within the city of Kuala Lumpur and its suburbs. KL Sentral also is an important bus stop for the city Rapid-KL city buses as well as a stand for taxis with a proper taxi counter.
The monorail system is not within KL Sentral itself but fairly close. The Sentral monorail station is just across the road from KL Sentral behind the new construction site, if you arrive by train go down to Bus arrival Bay at ground level. Follow signs past bus's then cross the bus/taxi way entering the covered walkway to left of construction site, walk about 300m and you will then see Monorail Track. Monorail has links to all the other lines and is just about within walking distance of all the Kuala Lumpur Lake Garden attractions. Tun Sambanthan is just around the corner from the Agong's (King’s) Palace if you want to look through the gates. Maharajalela is virtually on Petaling Street , the centre of Chinatown. You can look into the infamous Pudu Jail from around Hang Tuah station. Imbi gives access to Times Square and to one end of Bukit Bintang, the shopping strip. The Bukit Bintang station is at the other end. Raja Chulan is a comfortable walk to the Kraft Centre on Jalan Conlay. If you walk west from Bukit Nanas, you’ll come to the KL Tower and east will lead you after five minutes to the Petronas Twin Towers. Chow Kit gives you access to the chaotic market stalls lining either side of Jalan Tuanku Abd. Rahman. The final stop, Titiwangsa, allows access to the relaxing park but it is about a ten minutes’ walk.
It's advisable to obtain a complimentary copy of the Kuala Lumpur city map upon arrival. Maps can be obtained from your hotel concierge or at the Malaysian Tourism Board at their info centres in KLIA, KL Sentral and Jalan Ampang. The following link also has a good and updated City Map of Kuala Lumpur (in PDF format) which includes most major hotels, attractions and monorail stations within the city. You can also send an email to your local Malaysian Toursim Board and they should be able to send you a link directly to your email address
For more information on Public Transportation in Kuala Lumpur, please refer to Kuala Lumpur Public Transportation page.