Kuala Lumpur is the capital of Malaysia. It has its modern skyline dominated by the 451m tall PETRONAS Twin Towers. It is home to British colonial-era landmarks namely the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Kuala Lumpur has various bars as well as restaurants for its exciting nightlife. The places of interests in Kuala Lumpur comprises Batu Caves, Chinatown, Little India in Brickfield and many more. On the other hand, Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kedah's main border town on the Malaysia–Thailand border marks the ending of the North–South Expressway and Malaysia Federal Route 1, i.e., the longest Malaysian road that runs from Johor Bahru (Johor in the south until the border at Bukit Kayu Hitam pass).
The total distance between Kuala Lumpur and Bukit Kayu Hitam is approximately 470 km. The time taken by bus to cover this distance is around 6 hours 40 minutes, depending upon the traffic conditions. The bus ticket price for this route ranges from MYR 50 to MYR 70. The first bus from Kuala Lumpur departs at 8:00 am and the last bus departs at 11:59 pm.
The famous bus service operators providing its bus services from Kuala Lumpur to Bukit Kayu Hitam includes:
- City Express
- Konsortium Bas Ekspres (Malaysia)
- KPB Ekspress
- Alisan Golden Coach Express
- Inter Top
- KKKL Sdn Bhd
The pickup point in Kuala Lumpur is conveniently located at:
- Hentian Duta
- 5 Elements Hotel (Chinatown, Jalan Sultan)
- TBS (Terminal Bersepadu Selatan)
Out of these, TBS(Terminal Bersepadu Selatan), situated around 10 km south of Kuala Lumpur city centre. It is the main long-distance bus terminal in Kuala Lumpur. It forms the popular TBS-BTS integrated transportation hub. The terminal is a very convenient point for the passengers. It is well-equipped with numerous amenities such as ATMs, baby care rooms, luggage trolleys and luggage storage. There are numerous shops and restaurants as well. The ticketing facilities that are available:
- 41 Centralised Ticketing System (CTS) counters
- Seven ticket vending machines
Both the pickup as well as drop off points are located at places readily accessible through numerous modes of public transportation. All the amenities offered by the coaches, aim at providing the passengers with efficiency, optimum comfort and pleasant bus ride. Some of the services are:
- Reclining seats
- Fully air-conditioned coaches
- Charging Points
- Wi-Fi Facility
- Spacious Legroom
To skip the queue at the ticketing counters and further save your time and energy, you can check the seats and book the online bus tickets to your desired destination as per your suitability.