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Kuala Lumpur (called simply KL by locals) is the federal capital and the largest city in Malaysia.

After rough early years marked by gang fighting, Kuala Lumpur started to prosper and was made capital of the Federated Malay States in 1896.From the airport, the first train (an express) leaves at ; the last (a transit) leaves at .If taking an early morning or late night ekspres train from the airport, there may be no ticket sales available: buy the ticket when you arrive in KL Sentral.A bewildering jumble of initials and acronyms assault any first time journey planner in KL and it will take at least a day to decipher the scheme of things.Kuala Lumpur International Airport (IATA: KUL) is about 50km south west of the city, in the Sepang district of Selangor.The USD2.5 billion glass and steel structure was inaugurated in 1998 and has been ranked as one of the world's top airports.

It superseded the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah International Airport in Subang, which is now only used for charter and turboprop flights.

If you are a visitor, your fingerprints will be taken on arrival at the airport.

From KL Sentral, the first train (a transit) leaves at ; the last (also a transit) is at .

The planners' aims are an ultra-modern, chic, european-style system that are a far cry from the city's humble beginnings.

The reality is a sound B with still a long way to go before hitting the top.

Direct train is expensive for between airport and KL Sentral, the cheap, fast and better solution is to buy a KLIA Transit ticket KLIA/klia2-Putrajaya/Cyberjaya and then Putrajaya/Cyberjaya-KL Sentral ticket at Putrajaya/Cyberjaya station.