North bound travellers - The main bus terminal in Kuala Lumpur, Puduraya Bus Terminal has reopened and bus companies have resumed operations to/from this terminal.
South Bound travellers - Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) in Bandar Tasik Selatan was opened in January 2011 to facilitate those going southbound to Johor and Singapore. Getting There: Take the LRT (Light Rail Transit) on the Ampang Line bound for Bandar Tasik Selatan LRT
Stop. It was built to relieve the commuters loading from Pudu Sentral.
Also called: Puduraya. This is the main Bus Station in Kuala Lumpur. Most coaches are arriving at Puduraya and they are leaving to all parts of Malaysia.
The Bus Terminal is situated: Jalan Pudu. It's on walking distance from KL
Chinatown. You can't miss it - if you do, the touts will surely find you anyway.
Nearest LRT Station: Pudu Station on Star LRT line. Check this website for Star LRT map routing:
1. Taxis picking up customers, often charge an exhorbitant sum - sometimes refusing to run the taxi
meter but instead negotiate on rates. The taxi rate hits sky high after midnight.
2. There has been many cases
of snatch thieves, targeting foreigners in particular. Be careful especially when waiting for night coaches.
3. Touts! always touts!
Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS) This bus terminal is mainly catering south and south-east of Malaysia - Melaka, Johor Bahru and Singapore.
When you travel by bus from Kuala Lumpur south bound to Melaka,
Johor Bahru or Singapore. Then you have to go Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), the state of the art airport like bus hub located at Bandar Tasik Selatan, Kuala Lumpur.
TBS is located 10 km away from the City Centre.
Three different train services stop at Bandar Tasik Selatan: an LRT (subway) line, a KTM (commuter) line and the KLIA Transit (airport link). There's a clear signage to and from the bus terminal. The main hall of the bus terminal is light, airy and sparklingly clean.
Massive electronic boards list all arrivals and departures, mostly southern and
south-eastern destinations. The information staff is very helpful. There's a centralised ticketing system, that brings together many of the bus operators. There's also a zero tolerance policy towards touts.
Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS)
Duta Bus Terminal The buses are mainly going to Northern States. The main coach company here is Transnasional Coach Services.
Most of the other operators, are still stationed at Puduraya Bus Terminal. Also buses are going to Kuantan.
This Bus Terminal is situated at the Jalan Duta. Right next to the Hockey Stadium and Duta Tennis Courts.There is no LRT Station. Best way to go to Duta is to take a taxi.
Remark: The inaccessibility. Apart from taxis, and the occasional bus - it is a distance from town
Pekeliling Bus Terminal Buses are mainly going off to the East Coast States including Kelantan, Pahang, Kuantan, Temerloh & Jerantut.
The terminal is situated at the Jalan Pekeliling. The nearest LRT Station: Titiwangsa Station on Monorail. Check this website for Star LRT map routing: Star LRT
Remark: Nothing major to write about.
a new bus terminal to take away some of Pudu Sentral's load.