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Kuala Lumpur is a modern city with a good public transportation systems. The main train station 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 and KLIA2 terminal with the Express Rail Link (ERL) high-speed trains called the KLIA Ekspres and KLIA Transit.
KL Sentral also has bus connections to KLIA through coaches such as the Skybus, Aerobus or Airport Coach; intercity trains to most major cities in Malaysia 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 RapidKL city buses as well as a stand for taxis with taxi counters.
The monorail system is not within KL Sentral itself but fairly close. The KL Sentral monorail station is just across the road from KL Sentral proper through the Nu Sentral shopping mall. Other stations on the monorail line can link you to various points of interest. Maharajalela station brings you to Petaling Street, the centre of Chinatown. Hang Tuah station is an interchange station with the Ampang line LRT. Imbi gives access to Berjaya 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 walk away to the Pavilion mall. 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 park of the same name, 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.