How to go from KL Sentral to Sunway Pyramid / Sunway Lagoon
Located in Bandar Sunway, Sunway Pyramid and Sunway Lagoon is one of the most popular destinations in Kuala Lumpur. Be it shopping, ice-skating or visiting the theme park at Sunway Lagoon, you can go from Sunway Pyramid and Sunway Lagoon through a variety of public transport options, which include Taxi, bus, KTM Komuter Train+Taxi or LRT Train+Taxi.
KTM Komuter Train from KL Sentral to Setia Jaya + Bus BRT Sunway Line to Sunway Pyramid / Sunway Lagoon
Another alternative to go to Sunway Pyramid or Sunway Lagoon is to take the KTM Komuter Train from KL Sentral Station to Setia Jaya Station using the Batu Caves, Perlabuhan Klang (Klang Port) line. From KL Sentral, take the KTM Komuter Train heading towards Perlabuhan Klang direction (not Batu Caves direction). Setia Jaya is six stations away from KL Sentral and a short taxi ride to Sunway Pyramid. The KTM Komuter train departs from KL Sentral about every 15 minutes from 6.09am to 10.39pm. The train will take about 21 minutes to reach Setia Jaya Station.
Upon arriving at Setia Jaya Station, take Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Sunway Line from KTM Setia Jaya Station to Sunway Pyramid / Sunway Lagoon. The BRT Sunway Line bus fare from Setia Jaya Station to Sunway Pyramid / Sunway Lagoon is only RM2.30. The frequency of the BRT bus is every 4 minutes during peak hours and every 8 minutes during off peak hours. The first BRT bus departs Setia Jaya Station at 6.00 am in the morning while the last bus departs at 12.00am midnight. Other than Sunway Lagoon / Sunway Pyramid, BRT Sunway Line also brings you from Sunway-Setia Jaya to Mentari, SunMed, Sunway University-Monash, South Quay-USJ 1 and USJ 7. If you want to go to these places in Sunway from KL Sentral, stop at Setia Jaya and take the BRT Sunway Line which is cheap, convenient and efficient.
Alternatively, you can also take taxi from KTM Setia Jaya Station to Sunway Pyramid / Sunway Lagoon which is about 5 km away. The taxi fare from KTM Setia Jaya Station to Sunway Pyramid and Sunway Lagoon is about RM9 to RM14 on a budget taxi and RM15 to RM21 on an executive taxi. This is more economical compared to a direct taxi ride from KL Sentral but could be time consuming since you need to wait for the KTM Komuter Train and the train journey from KL Sentral to Setia Jaya Station takes about 21 minutes.
Rapid KL Bus U63 from KL Sentral to Sunway Pyramid
There is a direct Rapid KL bus U63 between Sunway Pyramic and KL Sentral. The bus ticket is only less than RM3 but the waiting time for the bus arrival could be longer and the bus could be packed during peak hour too. The bus station is located outside the YMCA building across NU Sentral as shown in the map below. The bus operates from 6am in the morning to 11.30pm at night.
Taxi from KL Sentral to Sunway Pyramid / Sunway Lagoon
Unfortunately, there is no direct LRT / KTM Komuter train connection from KL Sentral to Sunway. The fastest but most expensive way to get to Sunway Pyramid or Sunway Lagoon from KL Sentral is by using Taxi. The distance is about 15km. You can take a taxi at KL Sentral on the street or buy a taxi coupon from the taxi counter outside the KLIA Express arrival or Skybus arrival.
For taxi on the street, the fare for budget taxi ranges from RM23 to RM34, depending on traffic condition. For blue executive taxi, the fare ranges from RM36 to RM51, also depending on time of the day and traffic on the road.
How to get to Sunway Pyramid / Sunway Lagoon
In addition to the above two options, there is another option to take the LRT Train to the Kelana Jaya Station from KL Sentral and then take a taxi from the Kelana Jaya Station to Sunway Pyramid. However, this is a more expensive option because the taxi ride from Kelana Jaya Station to Sunway may take between RM15 to RM23 on a budget taxi and RM24 to RM34 on an executive taxi.
Overall, taking a taxi directly from KL Sentral to Sunway Pyramid / Sunway Lagoon is still the best option especially if you are travelling in a group because taxi fare can be shared. Bus is also a good, direct and cheap option but requires you to walk to the bus station and wait patiently for the bus to arrive. Using the KTM Komuter is an alternative for those want to cut down on the taxi fares and do not mind a bit more time to get to Sunway Pyramid or Sunway Lagoon.