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KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

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KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

Hi, I have checked faq's and the KLIA express schedule and I am still not sure if it runs very early Sunday morning. We need to be at KLIA for 6am does anyone know if we can get the express at 4.30am ish or are we better getting a taxi at that time. I'm assuming traffic shouldn't be too bad on Sunday morning. We are staying at the Furama at Bukit Bintang so I realise we need to get a taxi from there to K L Sentral for the express.

Could anyone advise please?

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1. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

Take a taxi direct and save the hassle

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2. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

Based on their website the first train is suppose to be at 5am. So if you want to take the express you can. (every 20 mins)

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Taxi to Kl Sentral - 20 mins

KL sentral to KLIA - 28mins + 10 mins(waiting)

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Taking a taxi from BB to KLIA ~ 1hr.

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So you don't really save on time. In terms of RM you would probably save at most RM50. (Since there is midnight surcharges)

So my recommendations is you take the taxi straight and since you have at least 2people in the cab you should be fine.

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3. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

You might not save on train fares either.

Taxi to KL Sentral with surcharge RM 30?

KLIA Express for two RM 70

Total RM 100

Normal cab fare to KLIA = RM 70

Midnight Surcharge = RM 35

Total = RM 105

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4. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

Hi, as advised, the first KLIA Express from KL Sentral to KLIA(Terminal M) is at 0500hrs.

If you are flying with Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific Airways, Royal Brunei Airlines and Emirates, you are also able to check in at KL CAT(Kl Sentral).

However,as it is required a timeframe of 2hours before flight schedule for this in city check in- you may have to check its suitability.

All in all, still feel, the best, on an early morning, is to get a taxi direct from Furama to KLIA.

Have a pleasant trip.

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5. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

many thanks, as there are 3 of us it will be a lot better value and less hassle to get a taxi!

We won't have to check in as we are on a layover on our way to Perth, our flight is at 09.30 but our itinerary says we should be there for 06.00 which seems early to me as we shouldn't have our baggage either.

I was going to ask this on another post but I'll ask now anyway. When we return to K L we are going to Penang for a few days, flying with Air Asia. We will have checked in online but does anyone know the time you need to be there before your flight please?

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6. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

I forgot to say we won't be checking baggage on to the Air Asia flight either

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7. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

Probably slightly more,than an hour before flight?

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8. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

Another vote for the taxi..

Latest online check in is 60mins (or before that of course), so I would aim to be there no later the 90 ins before the flight

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9. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

thanks guys, we'll aim to get there 90 mins before

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10. Re: KLIA express or taxi for early flight?

Taxi is faster but more expensive. If you have time then KLIA express is alright.