Petaling Jaya Transportation
This satellite town in the Kuala Lumpur area is a major Malaysian city for business and activity. Learn how to master your Petaling Jaya transportation options with these taxi, train, bus and airport tips from experienced travelers.
Taxi and Airport Information
If you want to move around the Bandar Utama areas, it is advisable to take a taxi. There are taxis lined up waiting for passengers at One Utama Shopping Complex, so tell them where you want to go and make sure the meter is on! If you have your own transport, it’s better but you should still ask somebody, a local maybe to do the driving for you, since the roads in the Kuala Lumpur city areas are not safe for you to drive on.
The closest airport to Petaling Jaya is going to be Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL). Landing here will most likely put you a taxi or limo ride away from Petaling Jaya. Kuala Lumpur International Airport is serviced by many different airlines, but most prevalent will be Malaysian Airlines.
The LRT Putra Line
The LRT Putra line is quick and easy to use and will take you to the center of Kuala Lumper. From the Hilton in Petaling Jaya the nearest station is Taman Jaya. Turn left from the entrance and walk past the Nestle headquarters walking uphill. As you clear the buildings you will see the overhead LRT line. Follow the line until you come to the station. Useful stations along the route are Kuala Lumper Sentral link with the KTM railway, Pasar Seni for Chinatown is handy for the craft market and the night market Petaling Street Pasar Malam. KLCC is probably the place for you to visit the malls in this area if you enjoy shopping. It is also a good place to see the famed Petronas towers.
Editor’s Note: The information contained on this page was compiled using real traveler reviews about transportation in Petaling Jaya.