Kuala Lumpur and Singapore Travel Guide
If you are planning to visit Asia, I recommend a Kuala Lumpur and Singapore tour. Kuala Lumpur is just 350 km away from Singapore, 1 hour by plane and 6 hours by bus.
Enjoy a Nasi Lemak in Kuala Lumpur and visit the Merlion statue in Singapore.
Singapore– Malay, English, Chinese and Tamil are the official languages in Singapore.
Kuala Lumpur– Malay is the official language but English is also widely spoken in the city.
Singapore– Buddhism Christianity and Islam
Kuala Lumpur– Islam
Singapore– Singaporean Dollar
1 Sgd = PHP35
1 Usd = 1.4 Sgd
Kuala Lumpur– Malaysian Ringgit
1 Myr = PHP12
1 Usd = 4.3 Myr
How to get to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore
Kuala Lumpur International Airport KLIA is Malaysia’s main international airport. KLIA is 60ks away from KL Sentral and it is connected via KLIA Ekspress train. One way ticket is 55myr ($12) Travel time is 28 minutes. There are also buses from KLIA going to KL Sentral. Bus fare is 11 myr($2.5) Travel time is 1 hour.
Singapore Changi Airport SIN is currently rated as the best Airport in the World. Changi Airport is connected to the MRT. Fare going to the city is 1.75sgd ($1.25) and travel time is 30 minutes. There are also shuttle buses going to the city. Fare is 9sgd ($6.5) and travel time is 25 minutes.
Kuala Lumpur to Singapore by Bus (Discount Link)
Terminal Bersepadu Selatan TBS is the main bus terminal of Kuala Lumpur. The bus terminal is connected to the LRT Sri Petaling line Bandar Tasik Selatan station (SP15)
There are many bus companies operating in TBS. KKKL is the most popular company. Fare is 35-125 myr ($8-28) and travel time is 6 hours.
KKKL’s bus schedule going to singapore:
Going through customs:
Leave the bus to officially exit Malaysia. You can leave your luggage but you must bring your carry on bag, personal items and your passport with you. Prepare your travel documents and go through Singapore customs. Then, ride your bus on the other side of the immigration to go to the city.
Singapore to Kuala Lumpur by bus (Discount Link)
Buy tickets online and choose the pick up location.Usual pick up locations are Bugis Mrt station and Concorde Hotel in Orchard Road. Fare is 28-80 Sgd ($19-56) Travel time is 5-6 hours.
Go through customs. Then the bus will take you to TBS terminal in Kuala Lumpur.
Getting around Kuala Lumpur and Singapore
Both Kuala Lumpur and Singapore have Mass Rapid Transit trains. You can also use Grab in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore.
Where to stay in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore
Kuala Lumpur City Center – upscale accommodations and shopping area
Bukit Bintang – budget accommodations
Marina Bay – luxury hotels and lively nightlife
Little India – budget accommodations
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Book an Airbnb apartment in KLCC. Most condominiums in KLCC have infinity pools where you can see the Petronas Towers. A night in an Airbnb apartment would cost you 130myr ($30)
Must Visit places and things to do in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore
Petronas Towers 80myr ($19) entrance fee (Discount Link)
Menara KL Tower 49myr ($11) entrance fee (Discount Link)
Aquaria KLCC, One of the best Aquariums in Asia (Discount Link)
Legoland Malaysia 89myr ($20) entrance fee
Gardens by the bay
Universal Studios Singapore 79sgd ($55) entrance fee (Discount Link)
10:00am arrive in KLIA
10:30am Ride bus going to KL Sentral
11:30am Arrive in KL Sentral
11:40am Ride train going KLCC
12:00pm Airbnb self check in
2:30pm Visit Menara KL Tower
7:00pm Go to Bukit Bintang Night Market
9:00am Visit Batu Caves
11:00am Head back to KLCC
1:00pm Check out
2:00pm Aquaria KLCC(you can leave your bags in the luggage storage in Suria Mall)
4:00pm Visit Petronas Tower
8:00pm Go to TBS terminal
9:00pm Book tickets to Singapore
11:59pm Leave TBS terminal
7:00am Arrive in Singapore
8:00am Hawker breakfast
9:00am Go to Airbnb
10:00am Self check-in
2:00pm Gardens by the Bay
4:00pm Merlion Park
5:00pm Bugis St
8:00pm Orchard Road
9:00am Bus going Resorts World Sentosa
8:00pm Leave USS
11:00am Check out
1:00pm Ride MRT going to Changi Airport