||Malaysia is accessible from other
countries by sea, road and most commonly by air. By air,
there are several international airports located at Kulau
Lumpur, Kuantan, Penang, Langkawi, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching
and some of the major cities in Malaysia. Malaysia new
international airport (KLIA) is located in Sepang. In
KLIA, visitors can find everything they could ever need
to make travel as smooth, secure and satisfying as
possible.By sea, there are several ports of entry at
Penang, Port Klang, Kuantan, Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.
By road, there are roads linking the neighbouring
countries of Thailand and Singapore.
Malaysia has excellent transport
infrastructure which assists foreign travellers to access
to many parts of Malaysia either through air, road, rail,
or sea linking city to city and to town.
- There are some 35
international airlines making Malaysia as one of
their destination. Malaysian Airline System
(MAS) has covered flights linking to all the
major cities and towns.
- Malaysian Railways
also known as Keretaapi Tanah Melayu (KTM)
operates train services covering from south of
Peninsular Malaysia to as far north as the
Thailand border. There are services ranging from
first class coaches, night-time cabins, closed
circuit television, piped music, telephones, and
- Most of the
Malaysia's cities are linked by roads which make
it easier for travellers to move around by car.
Hire car services are available in major airports
and cities. The impressive North-South Expressway
provides multiple carriageway from the south to
as far as Penang in the north. Toll charges are
applicable using the Expressway. Charges are
depending on the section of the expressway
travelled. Cars in Malaysia are left-hand drive
and driving in Malaysia in on the left side of
the road. International Driving Licence is
required for tourists.
- Travelling by sea
can be very interesting in Malaysia. There are
ferry services linking mainland to island or
island to island. Certain ferry services include
also car-passenger. There are sea-cruise and
river-cruise operated by some of the local tour
- Bus services are
available within the cities cosmospilitan. Coach
services are available for inter-city travelling.
Travelling through coaches is interesting as you
get to watch the scenery along the way while
enjoying the comfort inside the coach.
- Taxis services are
operated within the cities cosmopolitan. If
required, taxis can be negotiated and contracted
to travel to certain part of Malaysia which is
not too far. There are several companies offered
taxis and limousine services in Malaysia.
- The older way of
moving around within the streets in the city. It
is a three-wheels vehicle modified from a
bicycle. Some can be very beautifully decorated.
It is slowly being phased out as most cities are
becoming more and more modernised. However, in
certain parts of Malaysia, the service is still
available for tourists. Fare is to be negotiated.