This post will show you the common ways to travel to Bukit Jalil from KL Sentral in Kuala Lumpur. SEA Games, football matches, concerts and carnivals are commonly held at Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Bukit Jalil. Other Bukit Jalil Stadiums include the Bukit Jalil Aquatic Center and Axiata Arena (previously known as Putra Indoor Stadium) are all located in the area.
The Bukit Jalil National Stadium in Bukit Jalil, located in the National Sports Complex to the south of the city centre of Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur, all-seater multi-purpose stadium and the home ground of the Malaysian national football team. With a capacity of 87411, it is the largest in Southeast Asia and the eighth largest football stadium in the world.
There are three common ways to get to Bukit Jalil from KL Sentral:
How to get to Bukit Jalil from KL Sentral?
1. KL Sentral to Bukit Jalil Station by LRT
At KL Sentral Station (Stesen Sentral Kuala Lumpur), get to LRT Kelana Jaya Line platform (towards Gombak) and take a train to Masjid Jamek LRT Station. The one-way journey costs RM1.60 and it takes about 4 minutes. The LRT train will stop at Pasar Seni LRT Station before arriving at Masjid Jamek LRT Station.
Upon arrival at Masjid Jamek LRT Station, change to LRT Sri Petaling Line. Find the Sri Petaling Line LRT Platform (towards Putra Heights direction) and from there take the LRT train from Masjid Jamek LRT Station to Bukit Jalil LRT Station. The one-way journey costs RM3.90 and it takes about 22 minutes to reach Bukit Jalil with 9 stations in between.
Overall, the travelling time from KL Sentral Station to Bukit Jalil Station using LRT Kelana Jaya Line followed by LRT Sri Petaling Line is approximately 29 minutes and the total fare is RM5.50 (one-way).
2. KL Sentral to Bukit Jalil Station by KL Monorail and LRT
From KL Sentral, pass through Nu Sentral shopping mall to get to the KL Monorail KL Sentral Station. At Monorail KL Sentral Station, take the monorail to Hang Tuah Monorail station. The one-way journey costs RM2.80 and takes about 10 minutes. The KL Monorail will stop at two stations before reaching Hang Tuah Monorail Station.
From Hang Tuah LRT Station, find the LRT Sri Petaling Line platform (towards Putra Heights direction) and take the LRT train to Bukit Jalil. The one-way journey costs RM3.60 and takes about 19 minutes to reach Bukit Jalil LRT station. The train will stop at 7 stations before reaching the destination. It is important not to mistaken LRT Sri Petaling Line and LRT Ampang Line because you cannot get to Bukit Jalil Station with LRT Ampang Line.
Overall, the travelling time from Monorail KL Sentral Station to Bukit Jalil LRT Station is about 29 minutes. The total ticket fare taking KL Monorail and followed by LRT Sri Petaling Line is RM6.40 (one-way).
3. KL Sentral to Bukit Jalil Stadiums by Bus 652
You can also take the public bus from KL Sentral to Bukit Jalil Stadiums. This is the cheapest option as the bus ticket fare is only RM1.90. To board the public bus to Bukit Jalil Stadiums, you need to walk for about 3 minutes from KL Sentral to YMCA Brickfield bus stop. At YMCA Brickfield bus stop, board the BUS 652 to go to Bukit Jalil Stadiums. Alight Bus 652 at Bukit Jalil bus stop. The journey from YMCA Brickfield to Bukit Jalil using Bus 652 takes about 48 minutes.
Getting to Bukit Jalil Stadiums from Bukit Jalil Station
Bukit Jalil LRT Station and the bus stop is located within the Bukit Jalil National Sports Complex. From Bukit Jalil LRT Station, you can easily walk to Bukit Jalil National Sports Stadium (outdoor stadium for football and athletic events, Bukit Jalil Aquatic Center (for swimming and diving events, Axiata Arena, previously known as Bukit Jalil Putra Stadium (indoor stadium for badminton, concerts etc.). The walking distance from Bukit Jalil LRT Station to these stadiums are about 400 meters.
Here are the most common ways to get to Bukit Jalil Stadiums from KL Sentral Station. The best option is to take the LRT Kelana Jaya Line to Masjid Jamek Station and then change to LRT Sri Petaling Jaya Line to get to Bukit Jalil Station. Taking KL Monorail is not recommended as the KL Monorail trains are always packed and slightly more expensive. Taking the public bus to Bukit Jalil is the cheapest option, it is recommended only if you know how to get to YMCA bus stop in Brickfields from KL Sentral to board the bus.