Local Transportation in Malaysia

By Plane

Malaysia Airline MAS
Flying by plane is one of the options we have if one is traveling amid peninsular Malaysia and Borneo, as well as soaring out to the abundant countries in this world. And thanks to AirAsia, all Malaysians can fly with reasonable and affordable ticket pricing starting from RM9 if the flight tickets are booked in advance. Malaysia Airlines are also providing viable fares which offer good lower priced of tickets booked in advance through the internet. Besides that, FireFly also provides a good network operation in Penang & Subang while Berjaya Air offers small Dash-7 turboprops air facilities from Kuala Lumpur and Singapore to its own airports on the resort islands of Redang, Pangkor and Tioman.

By Train

Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB)
Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) is one of the major train service providers with one of the reasonable and reliable services around Peninsular Malaysia. The main western route links Butterworth (near Penang), Ipoh, Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru, whereas the eastern line connects Gua Musang, Taman Negara National Park to Kota Bharu and the Perhentian Islands. The current fame of KTMB’s fleet is the ETS (Electric Train Service) from Kuala Lumpur to and fro Ipoh that runs with modern air-conditioned trains 10xdaily at 140 km/h with a travel time of just over 2 hours. One can book their ticket’s online KTMB’s site and queries and reservations can be thru by phone at KTMB’s call centers +60 3 2267-1200 (Malaysia) or +65 6222-5165 (Singapore). As for the Jungle Railway, it starts from the eastern line between Tumpat and Gemas and stops at Kuala Lipis, Jerantut, Gua Musang and Wakaf Bahru. As in East Malaysia, Jabatan Kereta Api Negeri Sabah (JKNS) is the single railway line to run from Tanjung Aru near Kota Kinabalu to the town of Tenom.

By Bus

Travelling by bus is one of the most cheapest, safe and convenient mode of travelling within Malaysia as well as to neighboring countries such as Singapore & Thailand. Almost each and every towns in Malaysia has a bus terminal that is located at a strategic point for the convenience of all locals and tourists. The buses will also provide daily services to majority of the towns and states in Malaysia at a compatible price. Some of the famous routes in Malaysia by bus includes Bus from Kl to Penang, bus from KL to Cameron Highlands, Bus from Penang to KL, Bus from Penang to Ipoh, Bus from KL to Melaka, Bus from KL to Johor , Bus from Ipoh to KL, Bus from KL to Singapore and likewise as well as plenty more. To know more on the bus companies, bus schedule and bus ticket booking, you may click here.

By Taxi

Malaysia Taxi or Cab
Taxi is also said to be one of the most unpredictable ways to travel in Malaysia as the taxi charges usually fluctuates here and there. Nevertheless, there are a lot of taxi drivers and cars in Malaysia that provides taxi services to one and all. For now upon getting in the cab, the meter jolts starting with RM3 at Kuala Lumpur. By way of other states, the rates are charged based on the taxi services per state.

By Car

Malaysia Car Rental
Every family holds a car in Malaysia and it’s somehow needed especially in major states in Kuala Lumpur, Johor and Penang. With the exceptional highway network, one can just drive down from Singapore to Thailand within a day. Nevertheless, one can never escape the tolls in Malaysia as the rates of highways and causeways inside major cities such as KL is approximately ranging from RM4.00 to RM7.00.Now with the latest technology, one can even download all the Malaysia maps using the GPS from http://www.malfreemaps.com/index.php especially for those which are not familiar with the roads. While those who don’t possess a car yet, worry not as there are plenty of chartering services available no matter if it’s to charter a car, bus or a van. For vehicle chartering, please visit here.

By Boat

Malaysia Boat
Boats and ferries set sail amongst the peninsula and offshore islands, but there are no ferry services between Malaysian Borneo and the peninsula. Boat and ferries are also very popularly found in the states where there’s famous islands as this mode of vehicle will be used to transport the passengers from one stop to the island and likewise.