Go KL bus Purple Line route is intended to provide a reliable, affordable, accessible, safe and comfortable “first and last mile” city bus service for private vehicle users, public transport users and tourists in Central Business District (CBD). Go KL connects users to various places around Kuala Lumpur, such as main office blocks, shopping centres, public transportation hubs, education institutes and tourist attractions.
When Go KL bus Purple Line route was first launched?
Go KL Purple Line was introduced on 1st September 2012.
How much will I be charged for riding Go KL bus Purple Line route?
There will be no charge. Go KL is a free bus service for the time being.
How can Go KL benefit the commuters?
Go KL helps users to save money by allowing users to move around KL with no cost. With the availability of park & ride facility, users can reduce the fuel usage of their private vehicles for the day. Go KL also offers users convenience as the stops are assigned to major shopping malls, business centres and public transport hubs. In addition, Go KL increases the mobility of KL visitors by reducing the number of private car users in CBD during peak hours. Go KL is eco-friendly since the buses are NGVs, and fewer vehicles in CBD means less carbon footprint.
Does Go KL bus cater for disabled people?
Yes, the buses are equipped with disabled facilities.
Does Go KL bus have free WiFi?
Yes, the buses are equipped with free WiFi.
How many lines do Go KL have?
There are four lines:
- Green Line : KLCC – Bukit Bintang
- Purple Line : Pasar Seni – Bukit Bintang
- Blue Line : Medan Mara – Bukit Bintang
- Red Line : KL Sentral – Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman
How many stops does Purple line have?
Purple Line : 15 stops
What are the operations hours for all lines?
Operations hours for all lines are:
Monday – Thursday : 6.00am-11.00pm
Friday – Saturday : 6.00am-1.00am
Sunday : 7.00am-11.00am
What is the frequency of Go KL bus?
The frequency for all lines is 5 minutes during peak hours and 10 minutes during non-peak hours.
What is the complete route duration for Purple line?
Purple Line : 60 minutes
*The estimated time above are for peak hours only
Can I change between lines?
Yes, you can change the lines at the designated interchange stops below:
- Between Blue Line and Red Line at Medan MARA and Maju Junction
- Between Blue Line and Green Line at Concorde Hotel and Life Centre
- Between Purple Line and Blue Line at Wisma MPL, Menara ING and the Weld
- Between Purple, Green, and Blue Line at Pavillion, Starhill Gallery and Bukit Bintang
What are the types of places that Go KL bus will pass?
Go KL is focused on areas with high demands, especially those by employees and tourists. There are more than 100 office blocks near the designated stops for employees’ convenience. Go KL also reaches more than 14 shopping centres, more than 30 hotels, 10 education institutes, more than 8 religious buildings, and 14 tourist attractions. Go KL also stops at more than 5 public transport hubs.
What is the impact of Go KL?
The day after Go KL bus service was introduced, 20,000 passengers rode on Go KL. A survey has been conducted and it has resulted in 85% of Go KL users are Malaysians travelling to work, 10% foreign workers and 5% tourists. SPAD expects almost 15,000 passengers will use the new lines; Blue and Red Line.
Do I have to book in advance?
No. You can just hop on Go KL bus at any of the stops.
S.P.A.D. Hotline 1-800-88-7723