Free buses GO to KL in Kuala Lumpur
Free bus routes in Kuala Lumpur earned in December 2013 and they are called GO KL CityBus. Four of the routes (as of 2018), and they have different colors. Them run new and comfortable (air-conditioned) buses that stop at each stop of the city buses are on their routes. Of course, this "freebie" are the locals, so at peak times (weekdays from 7:30 to 10:00 and from 16:30 to 20:00) the buses are going Packed as buses in the good old Soviet times, and most of the passengers were not tourists. However, these buses are still a great alternative to a taxi and paid the city subway. Their advantage is that they cover the areas and sights, to which a metro is not always possible.
The only real problem of the new system to tourists is the lack of complete and reliable information about routes, because the system just started working. Partial information on some of the routes can be found on the free cards, but to understand the move in the names of the stops and where they are, and how hard. To always have on hand in their pattern of motion, can upload their smartphone map in pdf format here. Also in the description of each attraction of Kuala Lumpur we have pointed out, the bus which line color you can get to them.
Buses and stops
As already mentioned, the buses on routes air-conditioned and comfortable, run frequently and stop at all city bus stops. To know these buses very easy to GO KL CityBus logo and nameplate with the inscription on the windshield or on the light Board in front of the bus above the driver indicating the line below it to mix buses.
Stop with these buses, also marked with a sign with the logo of GO KL, which indicates the name of the line (color) and the name of the stop. Some of the stops have electronic scoreboard, which indicates the time after which suit a particular bus, including a paid public buses. It is very convenient.
As of 2018, there are four route buses GO to KL: . Until may 2014, worked only two routes, so the information on free maps and even stops to reflect only these two paths. In fact, it is already possible to use all four routes. All routes are circular, intersected in several places with each other (you can transfer from one line to another at one stop). The maps indicate the direction of movement of buses on the route.
Lines (routes) are not numbered, but are distinguished by color: the green line (Green Line), purple line (Purple Line), blue line (Blue Line) and red line (Red line).
Current map of all the routes available to download in PDF here http://www.gokl.com.my/assets/pdf/map.pdfwe recommend you to download it to your smartphone. Also in the description of each attraction of Kuala Lumpur we have pointed out, the bus which line color you can get to them.
Official website and additional information http://www.gokl.com.my/
- Monday – Friday: 06:00 – 23:00
- Saturday - Sunday: 07:00 – 23:00
- The frequency of buses from 5 to 10 minutes