KLIA ekspres passing KB03 Salak Selatan.
KLIA Ekspres is a non-stop, airport rail link service between Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral) and the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) ERL station in Malaysia. The service is run by Express Rail Link Sdn. Bhd. which began its operations on 14 April 2002. The service shares the line with KLIA Transit, which stops at all stations along the line.
Both KLIA Ekspres and KLIA Transit services are often referred to by Malaysians simply as the ERL, or Express Rail Link.
Travelling and ridership
The KLIA Ekspres service officially began operations on 14 April 2002 connecting Kuala Lumpur with the Kuala Lumpur International Airport. The non-stop 57 kilometer journey takes around 28 minutes with trains departing at 15 minute intervals during peak hours and 20 minute intervals during off-peak hours.
- First train: 0500hrs
- Last train: 0000hrs
- Peak Hours: 0500hrs - 0900hrs & 1600hrs - 2200hrs
- Off-Peak Hours: 0900hrs - 1600hrs & 2200hrs - 0000hrs
On September 19, 2005, the company celebrated its 10 millionth passenger on the KLIA express. The 10 millionth passenger was Emylia Rosnaida who won a business class return trip to New York City from Kuala Lumpur. The 20 millionth passenger milestone was achieve 12 December 2007 by Mr Sockalingam, which won economy class ticket to Dubai.
Travellers from KL Sentral to KLIA can purchase the tickets to board the KLIA Ekspres at the KL City Air Terminal (KL CAT) which is an integral part of the KL Sentral transport hub while travellers from KLIA to KL Sentral may purchase their tickets either before boarding or after their arrival at KL Sentral.
Ticketing is done either by automated ticketing machines or by ticketing staff at the stations. A one-way trip would cost RM35.
Validity of purchased tickets are as follows:
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