Batu Caves

Directions to Batu Caves

Navigational info :

  • Coordinate : 3°14’23″N   101°41’7″E
  • Address : Jalan Batu Caves, Batu Caves, Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Nearest airport : Subang Airport
  • Nearest port : Port Klang (Selangor)
  • Nearest railway station : Batu Caves KTM Komuter Station
  • Nearest bus terminal : Titiwangsa
  • Nearest toll exit : Exit Batu Caves (Lebuhraya Duta – Ulu Kelang)
  • Website : –

Batu Caves is a limestone hill and popular tourism object especially because of the it’s Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Murugan, it is one of the most popular Hindu shrines outside India located in Gombak Malaysia. The actual location is at Jalan Batu Caves, Batu Caves, Gombak, Kuala Lumpur city, Wilayah Persekutuan, Peninsular Malaysia, Malaysia.

Batu Caves were located in the northern side of Kuala Lumpur area, situated in Gombak area, Batu Caves can be reach in 1 hour car drive using DUKE Expressway. Batu Caves also reachable using KTM Komuter train Port Klang – Batu Caves line.

Batu Caves attracted visitors from local Kuala Lumpur or Malaysia and foreigner, especially on January and February. It is when the Hindu’s festival of Thaipusam dedicated to Lord Murugan were taking places.

Batu Caves Temple were located in the top of the hill, which can be reachable after walking through 273 steps of stairs upwards starting from near the 42.7 meters high Lord Murugan golden statue.

Point of interest in Batu Caves :

  • Batu Caves Temple Caves
  • Dark Cave Conservation Site
  • Hanuman Temple & Statue
  • Lord Murugan Statue
  • Ramayana Cave – Suyambu Lingam

For those who want to visit Batu Caves using personal vehicle, here are the following routes :

Johor Bahru

JB > North-South Expressway > Lebuhraya Kuala Lumpur-Seremban > Jalan Sungai Besi > Jalan Istana > Jalan Damansara > Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim > Lebuhraya Jalan Duta – Sungai Buloh > Lebuhraya Duta – Ulu Kelang > Exit Batu Caves > Jalan Lingkaran Tengah 2 > Jalan Batu Caves > Batu Caves

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur > Jalan Damansara > Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim > Lebuhraya Jalan Duta – Sungai Buloh > Lebuhraya Duta – Ulu Kelang > Exit Batu Caves > Jalan Lingkaran Tengah 2 > Jalan Batu Caves > Batu Caves

Melaka

Melaka > Jalan Taming Sari > Jalan Mufti Haji Khalil > Lebuh Ayer Keroh > North-South Expressway > Lebuhraya Kuala Lumpur-Seremban > Jalan Sungai Besi > Jalan Istana > Jalan Damansara > Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim > Lebuhraya Jalan Duta – Sungai Buloh > Lebuhraya Duta – Ulu Kelang > Exit Batu Caves > Jalan Lingkaran Tengah 2 > Jalan Batu Caves > Batu Caves

Penang

Penang > Penang Bridge > North-South Expressway > Lebuhraya Duta – Ulu Kelang > Exit Batu Caves > Jalan Lingkaran Tengah 2 > Jalan Batu Caves > Batu Caves

Singapore

Singapore > Causeway Link > North-South Expressway > Lebuhraya Kuala Lumpur-Seremban > Jalan Sungai Besi > Jalan Istana > Jalan Damansara > Jalan Tuanku Abdul Halim > Lebuhraya Jalan Duta – Sungai Buloh > Lebuhraya Duta – Ulu Kelang > Exit Batu Caves > Jalan Lingkaran Tengah 2 > Jalan Batu Caves > Batu Caves

For those who want to visit Batu Caves using public transportation, here are the tips :

Kuala Lumpur – Bandar Tasik Selatan / Terminal Bersepadu Selatan

  1. From Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL Station embark the KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral ERL station
  2. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Kuala Lumpur – KL Sentral

  1. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Kuala Lumpur – KLIA Airport

  1. From KLIA ERL Station, embark the KLIA Express / KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral
  2. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Kuala Lumpur – Pudu Sentral

  1. From Pudu Sentral walk to Plaza Rakyat RapidKL LRT station, there embark the LRT directing to Sentul Timur, alight at Bandaraya RapidKL LRT station
  2. Exit Bandaraya RapidKL LRT station and walk to Bank Negara KTM Komuter station, there embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Kuala Lumpur – Subang Airport

  1. From Subang Airport take RapidKL 772 bus directing to Pasar Seni, alight at KL Sentral
  2. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Butterworth

  1. From Butterworth Bus Station embark Butterworth-KL bus, alight at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. From Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL Station embark the KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral ERL station
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Johor Bahru – JB Sentral

  1. From JB Sentral KTM station embark the JB-KL Sentral train, alight at KL Sentral KTM station
  2. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Johor Bahru – Larkin Sentral

  1. From Larkin Sentral bus station embark the JB-KL TBS bus, alight at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. From Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL Station embark the KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral ERL station
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Johor Bahru – Senai Airport

  1. From Senai Airport embark the JB-KLIA flight, alight at KLIA 1 / KLIA 2
  2. From KLIA ERL Station, embark the KLIA Express / KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Melaka

  1. From Melaka Sentral embark the Melaka Sentral-KL TBS bus, alight at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. From Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL Station embark the KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral ERL station
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Penang

  1. From Penang Airport embark the Penang-KLIA flight, alight at KLIA 1 / KLIA 2
  2. From KLIA ERL Station, embark the KLIA Express / KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Port Klang

  1. From Port Klang KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Bangkok – Don Mueang Airport

  1. From Don Mueang Airport embark the Bangkok Don Mueang-KLIA flight, alight at KLIA 1 / KLIA 2
  2. From KLIA ERL Station, embark the KLIA Express / KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Bangkok – Suvarnabhumi Airport

  1. From Suvarnabhumi Airport embark the Bangkok Suvarnabhumi-KLIA flight, alight at KLIA 1 / KLIA 2
  2. From KLIA ERL Station, embark the KLIA Express / KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Batam

  1. From Hang Nadim Airport embark the Batam-KL Subang flight, alight at Subang Airport
  2. From Subang Airport take RapidKL 772 bus directing to Pasar Seni, alight at KL Sentral
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Dumai

  1. From Dumai Harbor embark the Dumai-Port Klang Ferry, alight at Asa Niaga Harbour City Terminal, Port Klang
  2. Walk to Port Klang KTM Komuter station
  3. From Port Klang KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Jakarta

  1. From Sukarno-Hatta Airport embark the Jakarta-KLIA flight, alight at KLIA 1 / KLIA 2
  2. From KLIA ERL Station, embark the KLIA Express / KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Medan

  1. From Kualanamu Airport embark the Medan-KLIA flight, alight at KLIA 1 / KLIA 2
  2. From KLIA ERL Station, embark the KLIA Express / KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Singapore – Changi Airport

  1. From Changi Airport embark the Singapore-KLIA flight, alight at KLIA 1 / KLIA 2
  2. From KLIA ERL Station, embark the KLIA Express / KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

Singapore – Lavender Street

  1. From Lavender Street embark the Singapore-KL TBS bus, alight at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan
  2. From Bandar Tasik Selatan ERL Station embark the KLIA Transit directing to KL Sentral, alight at KL Sentral ERL station
  3. From KL Sentral KTM Komuter station embark the KTM Komuter directing to Batu Caves, alight at Batu Caves KTM Komuter station, exit station and walk to Batu Caves

 

Nearest point of interests :

  • APM Auto Electrics
  • Giant Batu Caves Mall
  • Kuala Lumpur Wholesale Market
  • Masjid Jamek Al-Amaniah
  • Shiva Muniswar Temple
  • Taman Perindustrian Batu Caves

Nearest hotel :

  • Batu Caves Budget Hotel
  • Hotel Sahara
  • KIP Hotel
  • MoonNight Hotel
  • My Home Hotel Prima Sri Gombak
  • Star Hotel

Public transportation serving Batu Caves :

  • KTM Komuter Port Klang – Batu Caves Line
  • RapidKL Bus T204
  • RapidKL Bus U10
  • RapidKL Bus U6

Reference :

  • Google Maps
  • Google Street View
  • Wikimapia
  • Wikipedia
  • Wikitravel

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