How To Go Genting From KL: The Complete Guide (By Bus and Driving)

How To Go Genting From KL: The Complete Guide (By Bus and Driving)

How To Go Genting From KL: The Complete Guide (By Bus and Driving)

How to go Genting from KL? This question was always in the head of travelers getting here to Genting Highlands. Getting to Genting Highlands can be pretty easy and straight-forward. In this blog, we will show you how to travel to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur. There are two ways of traveling which we highly recommended. You may either choose to take the bus or if you have more travel budget, you may want to drive all the way to Genting Highlands.

The most popular way of getting to Genting Highlands is via buses, as you can cut off massive amounts from your travel budget. Besides, traveling via buses is the most convenient way of traveling to Genting Highlands.

Click on the jump links below to skip to your preferred way of traveling:

  1. Taking Bus (for budget travelers)
  2. Driving (to make more stops and hassle-free traveling)

Getting to Genting Highlands via Bus from Kuala Lumpur

First of all, let us clarify you on how to travel to Genting Highlands via the most popular way of travel, via buses. It may seem to be complicated as there are many stops and departure points. However, it is actually the easiest way and the cheapest way of traveling. To clarify you on the routes, you can refer to the map below:

bus from kl to genting

Awana Transportation Hub/ Awana Sky Central/ Awana Bus Terminal will be the drop off location at Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur. However, there is still a bus that can bring you directly to Resorts World Genting which is near to Sky Avenue Station (Jalan Pekeliling Route).

Upon reaching the first stop, you might get confused that why are there so many names on this spot. Awana Bus Terminal is located on the first floor, to get to the peak of Genting Highlands, get to level 4 of the building to board cable cars. If you wish to take a break at this stop, you can also go shopping or have a meal at the adjoining Genting Highlands Premium Outlets.

Continuing your journey to the top, you can also disembark at Chin Swee Temple with no extra charges. Here you can discover the beauty of the Taoist temple – Chin Swee Temple. After your exploration at Chin Swee Station, board any cable cars heading Sky Avenue Station with the same ticket and you will reach a peak in a few minutes. Take note that one passenger can only take along one aircraft cabin size bag on the gondola.

If you have extra luggage that you do not want to bring along while traveling, it can be stored at the Baggage Storage Service located at level 2 of the Awana SkyWay building. The charge will be at RM5 per baggage for 24 hours. You will also be imposed by an RM20 charge if your baggage is over-sized and you wish to bring it into the cable car.

Read also: Doraemon Pop Up Store Is Now At Sky Avenue, Genting Highlands!

The Awana SkyWay Ticket pricing is as below:

 Standard GondolaGlass-Floor Gondola
One-WayReturnOne-WayReturn
StandardRM9RM16RM18RM30
Genting Rewards8GP-18GP-
Express BoardingRM13RM26--
Malaysian Senior CitizenRM5RM10RM9RM18
Malaysian Senior Citizen (Express Boarding)RM7RM13--

So, let’s get started on the main subject. If you are around the Klang Valley area of Kuala Lumpur, there are 4 different departure points that you might want to consider. It includes 1 Utama Shopping Centre, KL Sentral, Pudu Sentral, and Terminal Putra LRT Gombak.

The daily schedules for these five departure points are as below:

1 Utama Shopping Centre

DEPARTURE TIME FROM 1 UtamaDEPARTURE TIME FROM AWANA TRANSPORT HUB
10.00am8.00am
12.00pm10.00am
1.00pm12.00pm
3.00pm1.00pm
4.00pm3.00pm
6.00pm5.00pm

Additional Information:
Operator: GENTING EXPRESS BUS SERVICE
Ticketing Office: Lot BT3, Bus Terminal (Dataran Open Air Car Park, 1 Utama Shopping Centre) No.1 Lebuh Bandar Utama, Bandar Utama, 47800 Petaling Jaya.
Tel: (603) 7725 8211
Route: 1 Utama – Awana Transport Hub – Resorts World Genting

KL Sentral

DEPARTURE TIME FROM KL SENTRALDEPARTURE TIME FROM AWANA TRANSPORT HUB
8.00am9.30am
9.00am10.30am
10.00am12.00pm
11.00am2.00pm
11.30am3.00pm
12.00pm4.00pm
1.30pm5.00pm
2.30pm5.15pm
3.00pm6.00pm
5.00pm6.30pm
6.00pm8.00pm
7.00pm8.30pm
8.00pm9.30pm

Lucky for you, if you wish to travel to Genting Highlands from KL Sentral, there are extra schedules prepared by Genting during weekends. The extra time slots are as below:

DEPARTURE TIME FROM KL SENTRALDEPARTURE TIME FROM AWANA TRANSPORT HUB
3.30pm7.30pm
9.00pm10.30pm

Additional Information:
Operator: GENTING EXPRESS BUS SERVICE
Ticketing Office: Located at Lower Ground Floor below the escalator.
Tel: (603) 2272 1181 / 2274 8880
Route: KL Sentral – Awana Transport Hub – Resorts World Genting

Pudu Sentral

DEPARTURE TIME FROM PUDU SENTRALDEPARTURE TIME FROM AWANA TRANSPORT HUB
7.30am9.00am
9.00am10.30am
10.00am11.30am
11.00am1.30pm
11.30am2.30pm
12.00pm4.00pm
1.30pm4.30pm
2.00pm5.00pm
4.30pm6.30pm
7.00pm8.30pm

Additional Information:
Operator: GENTING EXPRESS BUS SERVICE
Ticketing Office: Counter No.KT-27, Level 1, Puduraya Bus Station, Kuala Lumpur.
Opening Hours: 7am – 7pm (Monday – Sunday)
Tel: (603) 2072 6863
Route: Pudu Sentral – Awana Transport Hub – Resorts World Genting

Terminal Putra LRT Gombak

DEPARTURE TIME FROM TERMINAL PUTRA LRTDEPARTURE TIME FROM AWANA TRANSPORT HUB
8.00am9.15am
10.30am11.45am
1.00pm2.15pm
2.00pm3.30pm
5.00pm6.00pm
7.00pm8.15pm

Additional Information:
Operator: GENTING EXPRESS BUS SERVICE
Ticketing Office: Ticketing Counter, Terminal Putra LRT Gombak
Opening Hours: 7.30am – 7.00pm (Monday to Thursday); 7.30am – 7.30pm (Friday to Sunday)
Tel: (012) 2369 611

You can either choose to buy the bundle ticket which inclusive of express bus and SkyWay or just the bus ticket. The fares for Klang Valley departures to Resorts World Genting are as below:

Express Bus & SkyWay

Express Bus RoutesAdultChild & Senior CitizenHandicap (OKU)
Pudu Sentral to Awana Sky CentralRM14.20RM12.90RM7.90
KL Sentral to Awana Sky CentralRM13.90RM12.70RM7.70
1 Utama to Awana Sky CentralRM19.00RM16.00RM16.00
Terminal PUTRA LRT Gombak to Awana Sky CentralRM12.70RM11.80RM6.80

Bus Only

One-WayAdultChild, Handicap & Senior Citizen
Awana Transport Hub to KLIARM35.00RM25.00
Awana Transport Hub to Pudu SentralRM5.20RM3.90
Awana Transport Hub to KL SentralRM4.90RM3.70
Awana Transport Hub to 1 UtamaRM10.00RM7.00
Awana Transport Hub to Terminal Putra LRT GombakRM3.70RM2.80

However, if you are not around in the areas stated above, there are still some other departure points you might want to consider. Other departure points in Kuala Lumpur include Jalan Pekeliling, Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), One Space, and also Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA & KLIA2). One Space is located at One City Mall. The schedules and fares for these locations are as below:

Jalan Pekeliling

OPERATORSCHEDULEROUTEADULTCHILD/SENIOR
WAWASAN SUTERA (AEROBUS)0700HRS
0800HRS
0900HRS
1000HRS
1100HRS
1200HRS
1300HRS
1400HRS
1500HRS
1600HRS
1700HRS
1800HRS
1900HRS
Jalan Pekeliling - RWGRM10RM7
WAWASAN SUTERA (AEROBUS)0830HRS
0930HRS
1030HRS
1130HRS
1230HRS
1330HRS
1430HRS
1530HRS
1630HRS
1730HRS
1830HRS
1930HRS
2030HRS
RWG - Jalan PekelilingRM10RM7

*RWG = Resorts World Genting

Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS)

OPERATORSCHEDULEROUTEADULTCHILD/OKU/SENIOR CITIZEN/STAFF
WAWASAN SUTERA (AEROBUS)0900HRS
1000HRS
1200HRS
1400HRS
1700HRS
TBS - AWANA SKYWAYRM10RM7
WAWASAN SUTERA (AEROBUS)1045HRS
1145HRS
1345HRS
1545HRS
1845HRS
AWANA SKYWAY - TBSRM10RM7

One Space (One City Mall)

OPERATORSCHEDULEROUTEADULTCHILD
WAWASAN SUTERA (AEROBUS)MON - FRI
1000HRS

SAT & SUN
0900HRS
1400HRS
ONE SPACE - AWANA TRANSPORT HUBRM18RM15
WAWASAN SUTERA (AEROBUS)MON - FRI
1115HRS
1815HRS

SAT & SUN
1115HRS
1715HRS
1815HRS
AWANA TRANSPORT HUB - ONE SPACERM18RM15

Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA & KLIA2)

OPERATORSCHEDULEROUTEADULTCHILD/SENIOR
WAWASAN SUTERA (AEROBUS)0800HRS
1000HRS
1200HRS
1400HRS
1600HRS
1700HRS
1800HRS
RWG - KLIA, KLIA2RM35RM25
WAWASAN SUTERA (AEROBUS)0930HRS
1130HRS
1330HRS
1430HRS
1530HRS
1700HRS
1830HRS
2030HRS
KLIA, KLIA2 - RWGRM35RM25

For booking or more details, you can be advised about visiting Aerobus’ website.

Driving all the way up to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur


Driving to Genting Highlands may be one of your choices for traveling methods if you have a more flexible travel budget. It will be more convenient for you to bring up your baggage and also your family members or beloved ones along. Besides, there will be no hassle such as queuing up to get bus and cable car tickets and so on.

If you plan to drive all the way to Genting Highlands from Kuala Lumpur, you are likely to use the Kuala Lumpur – Gua Musang Highway (E33) route. The (E33) route will start by passing through Jalan Kuching road or Route 1.

You are advised to depart as early as possible to avoid getting yourself stuck in traffic. The toll charge will be at around RM6 and the overall journey takes a little more than an hour to reach. Always be cautious as the road to the top is very steep. In addition, you are advised to check your vehicle and do proper maintenance if necessary before heading to Genting Highlands.


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