De gratis Go-KL bus
It is in Kuala Lumpur is a big hit with tourists and locals: GO-KL bus, the bus for free! For now there are two lines: the
Green line and the Purple line. The Go-KL buses are a huge success because they drive fast, stopping at several major attractions (among
others: China Town, KL Tower, Petronas Towers), drive through the center and are wheelchair-friendly. The buses are equipped with Wifi and run every 5 minutes in peak hours and every 15 minutes in the other hours.
A circle with green or purple line takes 35-36 minutes.
Despite protests from taxi drivers drive currently 15 buses and drive from 06.00 to 23.00. There may be 60 people at a time in the bus.
The route of the Green Line, from KLCC to Bukit Bintang is 7.4 km and the route of the purple line from Pasir Seni Hub to Bukit Bintang is 6.5 km. You can switch from one line to another.
The free bus is an initiative of the Government, despite the protests of taxi drivers. The buses
operate in the heart of the city.
The hop-on hop-off bus, however, are going far from the city center, among
others to the palace.
The hop-on hop-off bus is a private initiation and of course they ask a price for the ticket (approx. € 10, -) The advantage of this bus is that the card remains valid for 24 hours and you can get in and out. You will get a "headset" with information about the places you'll pass.
Some hotels along the Green Line: Maya, Renaissance, Concorde, Shangri-La, Mandarin, Grand Hyatt, Istana, Westin, JW Marriot and Millennium.
Some hotels along the Purple Line: Istana, Westin, JW Marriot and Millennium.