Transportation

Explore the city at your ease

Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s main international arrival gateway and a central hub for bus, train or taxi travel. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is located 43 kilometres south of the city centre.

Taxis

Taxis are available widely in the city and at designated taxi stands. Please note that rides between 12midnight and 6am are subject to a 50% surcharge, in addition to the metered fee.

Public Transit

Trains 

Extensive light rail train services are available on the KTM Komuter, Putra LRT and KL Monorail.

KLIA Express provides uninterrupted train service from the KLIA International Airport to KL Sentral, which is a 20-minute taxi ride from Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Buses 

Public buses are widely available within the city at designated public bus stops. Almost all buses are air-conditioned and equipped with an automated ticket vending machine.

Car Hire

Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, offers a car rental service. Drivers must hold an international driving licence and be at least 23 years old.

In Malaysia, traffic keeps to the left.

Seat belts are compulsory for the driver and all passengers.

Parking

Parking is complimentary for guests of Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Valet parking is also available for a nominal fee (USD 5)

Local Climate
Month High Low
Jan 32ºC 22ºC
Feb 32ºC 22ºC
Mar 33ºC 23ºC
Apr 33ºC 23ºC
May 32ºC 23ºC
Jun 32ºC 23ºC
Jul 32ºC 23ºC
Aug 32ºC 23ºC
Sep 32ºC 23ºC
Oct 32ºC 23º
Nov 31ºC 23ºC
Dec 31ºC 22ºC