Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Commute patterns by Monorail, Train & Bus in Kuala Lumpur - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Kuala Lumpur get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Kuala Lumpur walk each day. See which Monorail, Train & Bus and stations are most popular in Kuala Lumpur, and more!

Kuala Lumpur has 3 transit type(s), including: Monorail, Train & Bus, operated by several transit agencies, including rapidKL, rapidKL MRT, Express Rail Link - ERL, Keretapi Tanah Melayu - KTM, rapidKL BRT, rapidKL Bus, GOKL City Bus, PJ City Bus, GOKL City Bus, Selangor Omnibus, Seranas Sdn Bhd, Setara Jaya (SJ Bus), Nadi Putra, Smart Selangor, Causeway Link, Wawasan Sutera, UM (Universiti Malaya), myBAS Seremban, Aerobus, SkyBus, Airport Coach, Go Genting, Genting Highlands Skyway, KR Travel & Tours, LNH, UKM (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia), TARUC (Tunku Abdul Rahman University College), Suasana Edaran, Bas Malaysia (Eltabina) & Universiti Teknologi Malaysia KL

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In Kuala Lumpur, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 51 min. Over 52% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Kuala Lumpur each day? Commuters wait on average 17 min, but over 50% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Kuala Lumpur is 7.1 km. Yet 39% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Kuala Lumpur is 31%. On average, 45% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Kuala Lumpur, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.83 km? Approximately, 30% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Kuala Lumpur

How long do people usually commute in Kuala Lumpur by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Kuala Lumpur spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 51 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia?

The percentage of transit riders in Kuala Lumpur who ride public transit, including Monorail, Train & Bus for more than 2 hours every day is 52%.

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Waiting Time in Kuala Lumpur

How long do people usually wait at a station in Kuala Lumpur every day?

The average amount of time people in Kuala Lumpur wait at a stop or station for their Monorail, Train & Bus line on a weekday is 17 min.

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How many people in Kuala Lumpur usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Kuala Lumpur who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 50%.

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Trip Distance in Kuala Lumpur

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Kuala Lumpur?

The average distance people in Kuala Lumpur usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Monorail, Train & Bus is 7.1 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Kuala Lumpur?

The percentage of people in Kuala Lumpur that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 39%.

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Number of Transfers in Kuala Lumpur

How many people perform single line trips in Kuala Lumpur?

The percentage of people in Kuala Lumpur who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 31%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Kuala Lumpur?

The percentage of people in Kuala Lumpur who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 31%.

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Walking Distance in Kuala Lumpur

How far do people usually walk per trip in Kuala Lumpur?

The average distance people in Kuala Lumpur walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 7.1 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Kuala Lumpur?

The percentage of people in Kuala Lumpur who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 39%.

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Most popular Train lines

  • KTM Seremban Line

Most popular Train stations

  • Batu Kentonmen
  • Putra
  • Nilai

Most popular Train lines

  • KTM Seremban Line

Most popular Train stations

  • Batu Kentonmen
  • Putra
  • Nilai

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