If want to travel from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur you need to change trains at Gemas. From Singapore’s Woodlands Railway Station there is a shuttle train to Johor Bharu Sentral Station. For onward travel by train to Kuala Lumpur you need buy a ticket to travel to Gemas and then another train ticket for the third and final stage of the journey by train from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur.
Train Times to Kuala Lumpur
There are 2 direct train services a day from Gemas to Kuala Lumpur which you can book online.
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Gemas Railway Station
Trains to Kuala Lumpur depart from Gemas Railway Station.
Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station
Trains from Gemas arrive at Kuala Lumpur Sentral Station.
Things to See in Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur is the capital city of Malaysia and its largest city with a estimated population of over 1.7 million. Kuala Lumpur is a modern city with excellent public transport links and modern skyscrapers emerging on the back of an economic boom during the 1990s. Kuala Lumpur is unlike capital cities in neighbouring countries, such as Bangkok, it has a different atmosphere and a different style of architecture blending the British Colonial influence, with Chinese and Malay influences and modern design.
There are plenty of things to see and do in Kuala Lumpur. Whilst many Western visitors think of Kuala Lumpur as little more than a large transit point for travel between Singapore, Thailand and other parts of Malaysia and Indonesia, many Asian visitors come to Kuala Lumpur to shop and eat. There is a great range of food in Kuala Lumpur, particularly Chinese food, Indian food and Malay cuisine. Aside from the food and shopping there some great places to visit:
- British Colonial Architecture: The best examples are British Colonial Architecture in Kuala Lumpur are the old railway station, the Sultan Abdul Samad Building and the Royal Selangor Club, both on Merdeka Square.
- Jamek Mosque: Completed in 1909, this mosque was designed by a British architecture in the style of the Indian Mughal dynasty. The Jamek Mosque was the National Mosque of Malaysia until 1965.
- The National Palace: This palace complex covers an area just under a square kilometre and features 22 impressive domed roofs. The Istana Negara (Malay for National Palace) is the official residence of the King of Malaysia.
- Islamic Arts Museum: This excellent small museum has 12 galleries devoted to different aspects of Islamic Art ranging from ceramic to architecture. We particularly like the models of different styles of mosque from around the world, emphasising the way local architectural style have blended with Islamic design themes.
- Bukit Bintang District: The retail centre of Kuala Lumpur featuring both modern shopping centres and traditional markets. This is a lively area to visit in the evening and eat street side at food stall or experience one of the frequent nighttime events held on Bintang Walk.
- Petronas Towers: Twin Towers 491.9 metres high which have become an iconic feature of the Kuala Lumpur skyline since their completion in 1996. For a small fee visitors can ascend to the 86th of 88 floor and enjoy the magnificent view, or experience a substantial rush of vertigo, according to your temperament.